As a college student without a substantial or consistent source of income, navigating through a country with so much to offer can be overwhelming. When should you save money? When should you splurge? To help ease the tension that accompanies budgeting a vacation, here are the top tips for seeing Spain on a student budget.
Every year, thousands of students migrate to foreign countries for higher education. Often it is not the educational hurdles but the challenges of settling down in a new society that require the biggest adjustment. Here are 5 do’s and don’ts that students should consider before studying abroad.
According to GapYear.com, 230,000 young travelers in the UK take a Gap Year each year and have been doing so since the 1960’s; meanwhile, the concept started to gain ground amongst US students in the last few years in tandem with rising College tuition costs. The announcement that Malia Obama plans to take a Gap Year before she attends Harvard in 2017 is proof that it is not only the concept, but the term, that is gaining a foothold in the US market.
Power through your internship abroad with these 10 tips for scaling your experience. These tips will help you gain a rich, first-hand work experience. There will be challenges in your journey, no doubt about it. But the knowledge and network you take with you, as well as your dedication to learning from the program, are priceless benefits that will certainly increase the value of future professional success.
You have two options to maximize your ability to go mobile: study abroad or get an internship overseas. Know the difference to help you decide the path to take. This article offers tips to reduce the stress of learning, or working, in a foreign country.
There’s no guarantee that a gap year experience will bring greater self-awareness or help a student figure out a future college major or life plan, but they often do help students to get more focused, make the transition to the first year of college more seamlessly, become more independent, live outside of their childhood home, and forge an individual path. And parents, guess what? Your student might also learn to live within a very tight budget!