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Today I Like {14/5/12} Cross-Stitch Pained Wall by Eline Pellinkhof

How amazing is this painted cross-stitch design by Dutch designer Eline Pellinkhof?<p>I saw this on Pinterest today, and after a little Googling, I …


A First-Lesson on Back Stitching

01 of 05<p>Get Ready to Stitch a Back Stitch<p>In this lesson, you will learn how to back stitch in a cross stitch project. While this stitch isn't used in …


How to Sell Your Study Abroad Experience to Employers

<i>By: Anna Jonas, Junior, Dalhousie University</i><p>Studying abroad is the experience of a lifetime. Your view of the world expands, you become more independent, and you learn more than you ever thought possible. It also looks great on a resume. But it can be hard to put everything that you learned into …


Study Abroad as Preparation for Joining the Global Workforce

Imagine two college graduates interviewing for a job. Both applicants did well at school. Both have similar skills on paper. Both have good references. Both are enthusiastic. And both spent a semester on a study abroad program.<p>As CEO of a social network with users in over 160 countries, I need …


The Case for Studying Abroad

Talk to Americans who studied abroad and chances are you will hear some version of the same story.<p>"I understand the world a little more intricately, in its frailty, generosity and humility."<p>"My mind is broader and more opened to other opportunities outside of the boundaries of America."<p>"When I'm …

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