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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><i>By Jean-Marc Hachey<br>International Careers Advisor for Transitions Abroad</i><p>Studies …

Employment

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 …

Learning Languages and Studying Abroad in Granada, Spain

<b>Article and photos by Anna Rose Maine</b><p>Flamenco dancers gather before performing at the Dia de San Cecilio festival in Sacromonte.<p>Granada, Spain<p>“You …

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 …

Education

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 …

Travel

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 …

Education

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 …

Education

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 Dream Job in International Education

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

Education

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 …

Italy

Students' Guide to Study Abroad

How-To's

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 …

Studying, Working and Living Abroad - An Student Odyssey

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.<p>The …

Education

How to Get Scholarships and Financial Aid for Study Abroad

<b>Article and photo by Isabel Eva Bohrer</b><p>San Lorenzo de El Escorial: a day trip while studying abroad in Madrid.<p>“I’ll see you next September,” I kept …

College & University

Living and Learning in Oxford

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 …

Oxford

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 …

Travel

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 …

Education

Should You Study Abroad Short or Long-Term?

How to Decide<p><b>By Isabel Eva Bohrer</b><br>10/17/09<p>What to consider when making a decision.<p>You have made the first step: you decided to study abroad. As a …

College & University

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 …

College & University

A Journey to London and Beyond - In Praise of Study Abroad

A Journey to London and Beyond — In Praise of Study Abroad<p><b>Article and photos by Heather Robinette</b><p>Heather, during time off from study, in front of Big …

College & University

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

A Year Abroad in Nice, France on a Full Scholarship<p>Shyness Transformed into Confidence<p><b>Article and photos by Sarena Tien</b><p>The port of Nice.<p>When I was in …

France