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GoAbroad Interview: Amy Ruhter McMillan of IES Abroad

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Tuesday, 25 October 2011 - 0 Comments

IES Abroad Spain location

Today, GoAbroad features an interview with Amy Ruhter McMillan, Assistant Vice President of Marketing of Institute for the International Education of Students (IES Abroad). IES Abroad is one of the oldest, private study abroad organizations in the United States.  As a former study abroad advisor, I know IES Abroad has…

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Blog of the Week: The TEFL Insider

Blog of the Week - Friday, 12 August 2011 - 1 Comment

GoAbroad Blog of the Week

Welcome to GoAbroad’s new Blog of the Week series! Every week we will be featuring a new abroad-related blog. Each featured blog will highlight interesting and well-written abroad or travel-related experiences. GoAbroad is dedicated to providing unique and interesting travel information, and we’re excited to be bringing new resources to…

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2011 GoAbroad Innovation Award Winners

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2011 GoAbroad Innovation Awards

The results are in! The winners of the annual GoAbroad Innovation Awards were announced yesterday during GoAbroad’s reception at the annual NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference. GoAbroad was pleased to receive a broad range of nominees to consider — which resulted in a great slate of finalists. We especially…

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2011 GoAbroad Innovation Awards Finalists: Innovative New Program

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2011 GoAbroad Innovation Award Finalist: New Program

We’re pleased to announce the 2011 GoAbroad Innovation Awards finalists in the category of Innovative New Program. We received many wonderful nominations and the selection committee has chosen five finalists, listed here in alphabetical order. CEA Global Education / University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Culture & Identity Studies CEA Global…

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What a Star College Basketball Player from the USA Found in Africa

Feature - Thursday, 24 March 2011 - 1 Comment

Stephen Gray

Over the course of his college basketball career, Steven Gray has been a leading scorer and assist man as a member of Gonzaga University‘s (GU) NCAA Division I varsity basketball team in Spokane, Washington. In a post-season interview he gave to the Seattle Times this year, Gray commented, “I’ve really enjoyed being a part…

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DYV14: Realizing that marketing yourself is a life long commitment

Guest Post - Monday, 21 March 2011 - 0 Comments

Michael Edmondson

In my previous post I discussed the various ways students can communicate their value.  In this, my last post for the Discover Your Value series, I want to focus on the fact that marketing yourself is a life-long commitment. Participating in a study abroad program or some other off-campus experience provides…

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DYV13: Ways to communicate your value

Guest Post - Monday, 14 March 2011 - 0 Comments

DYV13: Ways to communicate your value

In my last post I discussed the need for college students to have their own web site.   In this next to last post in my Discover Your Value blog series I want to highlight five different ways students can communicate their value as they look to achieve and sustain growth…

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DYV12: Why every student needs their own web page

Guest Post - Monday, 7 March 2011 - 1 Comment

In my last post I discussed the process by which students can create success factors. In this post I want to discuss the top six reasons why every student should create a web site. While many people have discussed the need for a personal brand, online profile or web based…

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DYV11: Using education abroad as one of your success factors

Guest Post - Monday, 28 February 2011 - 1 Comment

DYV11: Using education abroad as one of your success factors

In my last post I introduced the concept of a success factor as an important component as to how students can differentiate themselves in today’s hyper-competitive and ever changing global marketplace. I also provided a few examples of success factors generated from participating in an off-campus program. In this post,…

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DYV10: Focus on your success factors to help differentiate yourself

Guest Post - Monday, 21 February 2011 - 1 Comment

DYV10: Focus on your success factors to help differentiate yourself

In my last post I discussed the three communication pieces every student needs: personal statement, value proposition and one word. In this post, I will focus on the need for students to identify success factors in order to differentiate themselves when applying for employment. Many college graduates often believe that…

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