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By Transitions Abroad | Study abroad articles and Student Writing Contest winners.  Essays and reports on teen, undergraduate, graduate, language, summer study abroad. Includes reports on internships and educational travel. Transitions Abroad believes that learning never ends.

Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience

Marketing Study Abroad<p>How to Sell Your Overseas Experience to Employers<p>Studies show most employers of various kinds greatly favor those with …

Why Your Teen High School Student Should Go Abroad

The Parents' Guide<p><b>Article by Dr. Jessie Voigts</b> <b><br>Wandering Educator Contributing Editor for TransitionsAbroad.com</b><br>9/15/2015<p>What’s the biggest advantage …

How and Why to Learn Spanish in Granada, Spain

<b>Article and photos by Izzy Hendry</b><p>A view of Granada set in front of the Sierra Nevada mountains.<p>It’s December, almost the end of my time in Granada. …

How and Why to Study for a Master’s Degree in Southeast Asia

A Positive Experience at a University in Bangkok<p><b>Article and photos by Nathan Edgerton</b><p>One of the oldest buildings on the campus of Chulalongkorn …

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Learning Languages and Study Abroad in Granada, Spain

Learning Languages and Studying Abroad in Granada, Spain<p><b>Article and photos by Anna Rose Maine</b><p>Flamenco dancers gather before performing at the Dia de …

Volunteer Service in Zambia as a Student

A Little Goes a Long Way<p><b>Article and photos by Marissa Sutera</b><p>Enthusiatic young students in Zambia—rich in curiosity and life despite their material …

Why Travel Abroad is Key to High School Education

But Where Can I Go?<p>The world is your oyster! With all sorts of organized volunteering, language study, gap year, exchange and study abroad placements …

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How to Select the Right International Program - 10 Key Steps

How to Select the Right International Program: 10 Key Steps<p><b>Article and photos by Rachel Rueckert</b><p>Why Travel?<p>There is only so much you can learn and …

Top 5 Ways for your Teen to Summer Abroad

<b>Article by Dr. Jessie Voigts</b> <b><br>Wandering Educator Contributing Editor for TransitionsAbroad.com</b><br>4/10/2016<p>Summers are precious times for teens, full of …

Study Abroad Increases Professional Job Prospects

Never More So Than in Times of Crisis<p><b>By Isabel Eva Bohrer</b> <b><br>Graphs, photos, and many quotes courtesy of IESAbroad.org</b> <br>Updated 11/2016 by Transitions …

How to Find a Job in International Education

Before, During and After: How to Prepare for your Departure and Return<p>Finding a Job in the Field of International Education<p><b>Article and photos by</b></b> …

How to Make Your Study Abroad Program Decision

Taking All the Necessary Steps to Realize <i>Una Vita Nuova</i><p><b>By Gina Mussio</b><p>Piazza Nettuno in the great student town of Bologna, Italy, and home of one of …

Student Guide to Choosing a Study Abroad Program

A Guide to Studying Abroad in China

A Guide to Life and Study in China<p>Go Slowly<p><b>Article and photo by Heather Dawn Burge</b><p>Cherry Blossom Park, Wuhan, China.<p>Sitting at a cold noodle stand …

A Student's Odyssey Studying, Working and Living Abroad

Learning The Second Time Around<p>An Odyssey Studying, Working and Living Abroad<p><b>Article and Photos by Nicole Tobin</b><p>Author at the Al Hambra in Granada, …

How to Get Study Abroad Scholarships and Financial Aid

How to Get Scholarships and Financial Aid for Study Abroad<p><b>Article and photo by Isabel Eva Bohrer</b><p>San Lorenzo de El Escorial: a day trip while studying …

Studying and Living in Oxford, England

Living and Studying in Oxford<p>The University is a Town with 40 Colleges<p><b>By Emily Hilk</b><p>Oxford hall.<p>It's 2 a.m. on a Tuesday and the bass from a nearby …

Living Abroad in Paris as a Student

How to Live Abroad in Paris as a Student<p><b>Article and photos by Vicki Fletcher</b><p>Reading a book in Paris studio on the apartment ledge.<p>My first night in …

Teach English Abroad

That is, If You Want To<p><b>Article and photos by Emily Kellner</b><p>The author and a friend enjoying <i>churros</i> and hot chocolate at Madrid’s famous <i>Chocolatería</i> …

Living, Working and Studying Abroad in China

A Foreigner in the Middle Kingdom<p>Living, Working, and Studying in China<p><b>Article and photos by Maggie Simons</b><p>In a Confucian Temple.<p>It is Chinese New …

Study Abroad in Perugia, Italy

A Student's Guide to Cultural Immersion in Europe<p><b>Article and photos by Katie Tozer</b><p>One vision of the town of Perugia, Italy.<p>So you want to study …

Study Abroad Advising Checklist

How to Set Up a Successful Timeline and Choose the Right Program<p><b>By Isabel Eva Bohrer</b><br>Updated by Transitions Abroad 10/2016<p>Planning your study abroad …

Should You Study Abroad Short or Long-Term? How to Decide

Should You Study Abroad Short- or Long-Term?<p>How to Decide<p><b>By Isabel Eva Bohrer</b><br>10/17/09<p>Making a decision about how long to study abroad can require a …

The Lifelong Benefits of Service Learning Abroad

Have a Positive Impact on Communities while Growing as a Global Citizen<p><b>Article by Dr. Jessie Voigts</b> <b><br>Wandering Educator Contributing Editor for</b> …

10 Reasons High School Teens Should Volunteer Abroad

Ten Reasons Why High School Teens Should Volunteer Abroad<p><b>Article by Dr. Jessie Voigts</b> <b><br>Wandering Educator Contributing Editor for …

How to Calmly Cope with Study Abroad: Embracing Rome

How to Calmly Cope with the Study Abroad Blues<p>Advice from a Student in Rome<p><b>Article and photos by Daniel King</b><p>Preparation for travel in Italy.<p>Think of …

How to Fund Your Study Abroad

Being Broke and in College Need Not Prevent Affordable Education Overseas<p><b>Article and photos by Ashleigh Bugg</b><p>Study abroad is achievable for all …

Study Abroad in London: Planning and Living An Odyssey

<b>Article and photos by Heather Robinette</b><p>Heather, during time off from study, in front of Big Ben in London.<p>“Study abroad isn’t for me.”<p>Sound familiar? …

A Year of Study Abroad in Nice, France on a Full Scholarship

A Year Abroad in Nice, France on a Full Scholarship<p>A Transformational Experience in a Beautiful Location<p><b>Article and photos by Sarena Tien</b><p>The author …