Thank You Letters: The Good The Bad and The Ugly.

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Last month my mother posted on Facebook (on Facebook!!) that she was upset about the lack of thank you notes from my teenage sons for their birthday checks! She asked some of her friends what they thought and what she …

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Why Is It Important to Have Study Abroad Experience? Have a look at this post from CAPA’s marketing assistant Julie Ritz and explore the importance of your time abroad!

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How My Hobbies Helped Me Land a Job

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In high school, I met a girl who blogged. She blogged about baking and paired recipes with beautiful anecdotes from her personal life, weaving the two together in a mesmerizing way. She was a normal high school teenager, but she …

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A Guide to European Discount Airlines

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Traveling around Europe is fun, easy, and thanks to discount airlines, cheap! Through airlines like Ryanair and easyJet you can find flights for as little as $15 one way. There is a catch though: for that price you are paying

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5 Ways to Cope with Reverse Culture Shock

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Feeling nostalgic for study abroad?

It’s completely normal to go through an adjustment period upon returning home, and many students go through reverse culture shock.

McKenzie Powell of Ohio University gives some tips on how to cope with it, including …

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Why Learning the Humanities Is a Key to Success

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“The humanities are like water – combine them with many things, and they can grow into something amazing.”

As more and more students study subjects that they believe will lead to an immediate job after college, the humanities are dwindling. However …

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Why You Should Teach English Overseas

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Jean-Marc Hachey, an International Careers Advisor and columnist for Transitions Abroad writes about the benefits of teaching English abroad. Opportunities range from teaching primary school aged children to business professionals. Hot markets and plenty of positions are available throughout Asia, Central and …

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Skills that You Gained from Study Abroad

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You’ve returned from studying abroad and developed so many new skills, but are you having trouble putting your amazing experience into words?

Check out this post from Syracuse University blogger Daniel Klamm on the skills that he gained during his …

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How to Sell Your Overseas Experience to Employers

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Jean-Marc Hachey is a best-selling writer on international careers. Hachey has worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, World University Service of Canada, Canadian Crossroads International, and the German Volunteer Service. He is the host of MyWorldAbroad and is …

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5 Key Academic Skills That Actually Translate to the Professional World

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This is a guest post by Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

To many, college can be a kind of Shangri-La where a student gets to learn in a safe environment. Classes, particularly in some smaller liberal arts …

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