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Dominic James Fusco

Dominic James Fusco

"There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something." - J.R.R. Tolkien

Dominic has studied abroad in India, worked for GoAbroad’s content team in the Philippines, travelled throughout Europe and Asia as a freelance writer, and collaborated with ESL students from all over the world. He now lives in New York City and works in international relations media.

Articles By Dominic James Fusco

Top Notch Language Courses for (Almost) Every Language Published 14 Sep 2017

In today’s international landscape, knowing multiple languages is a must. For most of the globe this means, rather straightforwardly, learning English as a second language during your school years. For most native English speakers, however, it means ma...

How to Choose the Best Adventure Travel Tour Companies Published 06 Sep 2017

For travelers who want to go the extra mile during their next trip abroad, gaining access to local insights and experiences that aren’t typically available to independent tourists, adventure travel tours have your name written all over ‘em.Adventure tr...

Teaching in Ireland Made Easy Published 22 Aug 2017

Teaching in Ireland can be a dream come true to linguists and bookworms of all creeds. The opportunity to walk in the trails forged by some of history’s greatest writers and poets in the likes of James Joyce and Oscar Wilde is one too good to pass up. ...

The 411 (and then some!) on Internship Programs Published 04 Aug 2017

In the fast-paced 21st century economy, internships have become an integral first step to entering the workforce. From medicine to journalism to marketing and everything between, interning as a student or recent graduate is your ticket into the “big sh...

How Much Does it Cost to Study Abroad? Published 12 Jul 2017

Most study abroad alumni will tell you that studying abroad was one of the best experiences of their lives. On the other end, most people who haven’t will give you every reason why they regrettably never made the trip. While some will cite rigorous deg...

Can You Actually Study Abroad For Free? Published 21 Jun 2017

Studying abroad is something everyone should be able to do, but it doesn’t always work out that way.Among the most common reasons why students choose not to study abroad are academic (“I can’t afford to miss out on classes back home”), personal (“I can...

How Far in Advance Should I Get TEFL Certified? Published 15 Jun 2017

Teaching English abroad is something that many aspiring educators and wanderlusts have considered doing someday. What isn’t there to like about the idea of travelling anywhere in the world and getting paid to engage with your hosts while there? When it...

Top 2018 Summer Study Abroad Programs Published 31 Jul 2017

Still looking for the perfect way to spend your summer? Lucky for you GoAbroad has compiled our list of the top summer study abroad programs for 2018. From studying environmental sustainability in Iceland to engineering in the United Arab Emirates, any...

Top Summer Volunteer Programs for 2018 Published 21 Jun 2017

Looking for a fun and productive way to spend summer 2018? We have compiled a list of the top summer volunteer programs for individuals who want to use this summer to make a difference in the world. It is likely that the sun will be shining, the weathe...

Top Summer Internships for 2018 Published 19 Jul 2017

Want to use your summer to gain a leg up in the job market? Want to travel the world and immerse yourself in a different language and culture? An internship abroad is the perfect opportunity for you.In today’s fast paced global economy, employers are o...

How to Get TESOL Certified STAT Published 22 May 2017

Thinking about teaching English abroad for your next global adventure?If you aren’t, you should be. Teaching abroad is a round-trip ticket to anywhere in the world that most intrigues you. English has become the lingua franca of the 21st century, and n...

9 Best International Universities for American Students Published 04 May 2017

Thinking about going all in for your international education? Earning a full degree abroad at a foreign university is undoubtedly a large commitment, but one that will pay off in equal measure. An international degree program will give ...

8 Best Medical Volunteer Opportunities Abroad for Future M.D.s Published 26 Apr 2017

How to Find Medical Volunteer Opportunities AbroadWhether you’re more Meredith Grey than Doogie Howser, or you’ve always been a J.D. and not much of a McDreamy, going into the field of medicine is a noble and not-so-easy feat. You’ve got some big TV-in...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Oxford Published 07 Mar 2017

Oxford is perhaps the most renowned university town in the world. A small city of around 150,000 inhabitants, with an intellectual atmosphere pervading throughout, it also happens to be one of England’s most diverse and fastest growing hotspots....

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Munich Published 07 Mar 2017

Munich’s city slogan is Munchen Mag Dich (Munich Loves You), and it is hard not to love it back. Considered one of the world’s most livable cities and a global leader in creativity and innovation, Munich is without a doubt one of the most ...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Toronto Published 23 Feb 2017

Toronto is not only Canada’s financial, commercial, and cultural capital, it is also the fourth largest city in all of North America and a major global hub with big influence in the international arena. High school students who want to experienc...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Bolivia Published 21 Feb 2017

A landlocked nation in the heart of South America, Bolivia is often overlooked as a potential destination for high school programs abroad. Yet, this small country of 10 million people packs a big punch; it encompasses one of the most linguistically, e...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Vienna Published 21 Feb 2017

Vienna is known as the “City of Music” because it has been home to many of Europe’s greatest composers, yet it offers much more than sweet melodies to the modern high school student. With nearly one-third of Austria’s populatio...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Cambodia Published 21 Feb 2017

Nestled in the heart of Southeast Asia, Cambodia is a scenically beautiful country with a tumultuous past. Over the past century it has undergone colonization, independence, revolution, war, genocide, name a trial and the Cambodians have endured it. Y...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Sydney Published 17 Feb 2017

At once architecturally impressive, scenically beautiful, and jam packed with about as many fun and educational activities as you could think of, Sydney is an absolute dream destination for high school programs abroad for students from all over the wo...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad Published 16 Feb 2017

High school, for many, is a period of concentrated self-development, a time where the realization begins to take place that there is a great big world around us. There is nothing that can put into perspective the challenges and successes of your own h...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Western Europe Published 16 Feb 2017

For centuries Western Europe has been considered one of the very best regions for higher education in the world. Students have traveled from all over the globe overtime to immerse themselves in the rich continental tradition that has produced some of ...

A Guide to Theology Degrees Abroad Published 15 Feb 2017

For spiritual thinkers of all different creeds and nationalities, travel has become a memorable means by which to progress along the path to self-discovery. Earning your degree abroad in theology is therefore an opportunity to embark on an invaluable ...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Japan Published 12 Jan 2017

Studying abroad in Japan for a short semester program and exposing yourself to a thriving national culture, which remains largely autonomous even in our age of global hyperconnectivity, is one thing. However, earning a full degree abroad in Japan is a...

Is this REALLY What Voluntourism Has Come To? Published 09 Jan 2017

Voluntourism trends have taken another bizarre turn. In a new extreme for a field, which the international volunteer community already casts an ambivalent eye on, you can now embark on a cruise while devoting part of that time to lending a helping hand...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Australia Published 05 Jan 2017

Rugged natural beauty, fascinating history, friendly people, and some of the most highly regarded universities on the planet, is there any reason not to earn your degree abroad in Australia? The Land Down Under has the potential to serve up some of th...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Perth Published 05 Jan 2017

Settled along the beautiful coastline of Western Australia, Perth is Australia’s fourth largest city and home to some of the country’s top universities. Therefore, Perth is also one of the best places to earn a degree in the entire country...

If a Master’s is the New Bachelor’s, Why Not Take it Abroad? Published 25 Nov 2016

Long gone are the days when an undergraduate degree had the power to set a job candidate apart from the crowd. You might find yourself among many graduates saying, “I got my bachelor’s degree, now what?” With higher education growing into a global stan...

A Guide to Sales Jobs Abroad Published 15 Nov 2016

In the midst of our increasingly interconnected global marketplace, there is no better time to consider pursuing a sales job abroad. Companies are expanding their operations across borders more and more frequently, meaning that you can reach an intern...

8 Best Countries for Engineers on the Hunt for Work Abroad Published 22 Jun 2017

Engineers are the movers and shakers of our time. Whatever you have chosen to specialize in, be it mechanical, civil, chemical, electrical, or any other form of engineering, the things you’ll help invent, design, and construct will become the staple di...

A Guide to Working Abroad in Eastern Europe & Russia Published 07 Oct 2016

Once composing the member states of the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Russia have turned a new leaf in the decades since the Iron Curtain’s collapse. Now considered to be one of the hottest economic growth zones in the world, the region is a ...

A Guide to Working Abroad in Beijing Published 29 Sep 2016

With a population of well over 20 million people, Beijing is the third largest city in the world. As China’s capital, Beijing is a massive metropolis which rapidly continues to gain global influence in a variety of sectors, from business to poli...

A Guide to Working Abroad in Asia Published 27 Sep 2016

Well over half of the world’s population lives in Asia, a fact that is sometimes lost in the Western world. Indeed, with so much cultural and historical complexity, it seems unfair to even group the entire Asian continent under one category. Yet...

Towers, Travel, & Terrorism: How the Game Has Changed Since 9/11 Published 08 Sep 2016

Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, an event which would irrevocably alter the shape of the world order and international travel therein. The attacks, which roughly occurred at the turn of the 21st century, have come to defin...

A Guide to Development Studies Degrees Abroad Published 23 Aug 2016

While the world has witnessed extraordinary leaps forward in areas of technology, infrastructure, and industry over the course of recent history, it is a hard fact that these advancements have benefited countries and communities around the world unequ...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Barcelona Published 18 Aug 2016

Sweeping white sandy beaches, beautiful gothic architecture, a fun and energetic pulse that keeps the city alive into the early hours of the morning, is it any wonder that Barcelona is a study abroad mecca for students from all over the world? The sec...

A Guide to Studying Political Science Abroad Published 15 Aug 2016

There are few things more beneficial for the budding political scientist than to study abroad and experience everyday life under the mechanics of a different government. By stepping outside the box to study political systems from a different point of ...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Prague Published 10 Aug 2016

No other city captures the spirit of both eastern and western Europe quite like Prague. Sitting in the heart of the continent, the Czech Republic’s capital has long been hailed as one of Europe’s great cultural hubs, and today is home to a...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Tokyo Published 09 Aug 2016

The beating heart of a civilization which has thrived independently for thousands of years, Tokyo is not only central to Japan’s complex and fascinating history, it has also become one of today’s most important international cities. Phrase...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Florence Published 05 Aug 2016

Forever infamous as birthplace to the Italian Renaissance, centuries later Florence remains one of the premier artistic capitals of the world to study abroad. The same city which gave patron to the likes of Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonaroti...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in New Delhi Published 04 Aug 2016

Words can only carry one so far when describing a place like India. It is a mesmerizing and mystic country, which can only be defined by experience, and nowhere is the tremendous diversity of culture more readily on display than in the bustling nation...

A Guide to Studying International Relations Abroad Published 04 Aug 2016

The whole phenomenon of studying abroad might as well have been designed specifically for students pursuing degrees in International Relations. Traveling abroad and spending an extended period living abroad will prepare students for the intercultural ...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Barcelona Published 29 Jul 2016

Spain’s second-largest city is one of the most popular destinations in the world to study abroad, and for good reason. The vibrant Mediterranean metropolis has a little bit of everything for everyone; its great food, sprawling beaches, lively en...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Paris Published 26 Jul 2016

For hundreds of years, Paris has been a global hub of travel, learning, and culture. One of the world’s most popularly visited cities, Paris boasts a handful of the most respected universities in the world, within the backdrop of a stimulating a...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Berlin Published 25 Jul 2016

A great adventure awaits you studying in Germany’s capital city. Having long been a majorly influential European power, Berlin today remains one of the most dynamic cities on the continent, a global focal point of culture, politics and innovatio...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Shanghai Published 20 Jul 2016

China’s most populous city and chief financial center is one of the most dynamic destinations in the world where to begin your international career. A true global city with connections around the world throughout many areas of business and comme...

A Guide to Industrial Design Degrees Abroad Published 14 Jul 2016

With the way market trends are moving, why think small when you can think globally? In today’s highly interconnected world economy, industrial design has become an essential skill for any creative individual who wants to manufacture their produc...

A Guide to Adventure Travel Abroad in Italy Published 07 Jul 2016

From the Italian Alps in the north through the rolling vineyards and hill towns dotting the central countryside to the scenic Mediterranean coastlines of the south, Italy is a landscape which everyone should explore at least once in their lifetime. Em...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Eastern Europe Published 29 Jun 2016

Having developed behind the Iron Curtain during the latter half of the 20th century, many countries in Eastern Europe are still playing catch up in the process of globalization. Part of that effort is learning the world’s common language; you wi...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in England Published 20 Jun 2016

There is perhaps no other country which has been so active in the shaping of our modern world as England; the simple fact that billions of people beyond the British isles speak English today should give some indication of its vast influence. Home to a...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in China Published 19 Jun 2016

One of the world’s oldest and greatest civilizations, China is an increasingly important player in the global affairs of our modern era, to the point where many predict it will overtake the United States as the world’s most influential sup...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Germany Published 14 Jun 2016

Being the most populous city in the European Union, as well as the second most popular migration destination and fourth largest economy in the world, there aren’t many places better-suited for an internship abroad than Germany. This historically...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Rome Published 08 Jun 2016

With a lofty nickname like the “Eternal City,” you have to figure Rome is an impressive place. Founded nearly 3,000 years ago and having served at center stage of the Roman Empire, Catholic Church, and now the Italian Republic, the city ha...

A Guide to Geography Degrees Abroad Published 06 Jun 2016

It’s hard to imagine a more fitting degree to pursue abroad than in geography. The scientific study of the world as we know it – encompassing both its human and topographical elements – could not be better suited to travel. Earning y...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in India Published 30 May 2016

For centuries, the Indian subcontinent has attracted travellers from around the world by the immense complexity and cultural depth which it promises. Long the home of great civilizations and mighty sultanates, today’s India is still a powerful n...

A Guide to Computer Programming Degrees Abroad Published 25 May 2016

As the world continues to digitalize many essential services and media heading into the 21st century, computer programming has become one of the most valuable skillsets than an individual can possess in today’s job market. Earning your computer ...

A Guide to History Degrees Abroad Published 22 May 2016

George Orwell once mused that “who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.” While the dystopian undertones of this claim may be a bit radical for our current purpose, he raises a valuable point no...

A Guide to Russian Language & Literature Degrees Abroad Published 16 May 2016

What better way to master the Russian language than by simultaneously studying its literature? Boasting a language that is in extremely high demand among global professionals, along with a literary culture that is renowned for producing some of the gr...

A Guide to Human Rights Degrees Abroad Published 16 May 2016

While countries around the world vary by many different ways in their attitudes toward culture, politics, economics, and religion, a great success of the past century is the indoctrination of a fundamental ideology of human rights recognized by the in...

A Guide to Art History Jobs Abroad Published 14 May 2016

For as far back as we can trace the ancestry of human civilization, art has been a defining endeavor of societies all over the globe. From a theoretical stance, art historians seek to place the study of art in its proper socio-cultural and historical ...

A Guide to Development Jobs Abroad Published 11 May 2016

Development is a broad, relative concept in the international arena. As standards of living raise around the world, there will always be challenges of inequality to overcome in building up a more fair and evenly opportunistic global state. Within deep...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Hungary Published 05 May 2016

Sitting in the heart of Eastern Europe above the Balkan states, Hungary has for long been one of the most significant regional powers on the continent: first establishing roots as an independent kingdom in medieval times, then enduring centuries under...

A Guide to Urban Planning Degrees Abroad Published 05 May 2016

Wherever on the globe there are cities, there are also urban planners who work to optimize their outlay. As demographics shift and populations around the world continue to steadily urbanize, urban planning has become a vital field to ensure efficient ...

Statistics to Overturn Every Fear About Studying Abroad Published 04 Jul 2017

Studying abroad has become one of the most important components of achieving a more cooperative and productive future for our planet. To travel during our formative years, to see the world and to interact across cultures with international peers, can b...

A Guide to Sports Science Degrees Abroad Published 29 Apr 2016

Since beginning to gain academic traction in the late 20th century, sports science has become one of the most popular degree pursuits out there for individuals interested in the world of organized sports, health, and physical fitness. Whether your car...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Australia & Oceania Published 26 Apr 2016

A vast region covering the continent of Australia and the surrounding islands of the South Pacific, Oceania encompasses a highly diverse landscape which promises to provide a fun, educational destination where to earn your degree abroad. The mainland ...

A Guide to Development Internships Abroad Published 23 Apr 2016

All over the world, development is catching on as one of the most acknowledgedly important fields of work in creating a better future for our planet. Inequality is rampant on the global stage, and individuals who devote themselves to development effor...

A Guide to Environmental Studies Degrees Abroad Published 13 Apr 2016

As the human population of our planet continues to grow and industrialize, environmental studies has developed into one of the most important fields of understanding to successfully tackle the oncoming challenges embedded in the 21st century. The task...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Malta Published 12 Apr 2016

Resting pristinely in the Mediterranean Sea just 50 miles south of the coast of Italy, the small island nation of Malta can be a rewarding destination for volunteers from all over the world to make their impact felt.  With tremendous scenic beaut...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Yerevan Published 06 Apr 2016

One of the oldest cities in the world, Armenia’s capital of Yerevan has endured for thousands of years as a political, economic, and cultural hub of the Caucasus region. Most recently undergoing a major infrastructural and academic facelift sinc...

A Guide to Computer Science Degrees Abroad Published 04 Apr 2016

As we delve forth into the 21st century, computer science is quickly becoming one of the most fascinating and useful degrees that you can pursue in higher education. Largely universal in its language and application, aspiring students now have the opt...

A Guide to Education Degrees Abroad Published 29 Mar 2016

In a field as vital to our future as education, it’s important for different countries to learn from each other about what does and does not work while training subsequent generations for success. Earning your education degree abroad is a valuab...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Lithuania Published 27 Mar 2016

Formerly one of the largest empires in Europe, Lithuania’s influence may be scaled back somewhat today, but the country has lost none of the cultural integrity which makes it such an enriching destination where to teach abroad. The small Baltic ...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Vancouver Published 23 Mar 2016

Perennially ranked as one of the top five most livable cities in the world, Vancouver is a northern haven of culture, opportunity, and scenic beauty for international workers who are ambitious enough to flock to its doorstep. Western Canada’s la...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Switzerland Published 17 Mar 2016

For a relatively small nation of just 8 million citizens, Switzerland has certainly made its presence in the global community felt. One of the wealthiest nations in the world and home to a wide variety of international organizations, the famously neut...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Russia Published 15 Mar 2016

The world’s largest country, one of its oldest and greatest civilizations, a preeminent global superpower; the long list of accolades that one could shower upon Russia seems to go on indefinitely. Largely misunderstood in the West, Russia has fo...

A Guide to Astronomy Degrees Abroad Published 15 Mar 2016

Throughout human history, and across all different cultures, our ancestors have looked toward the night sky in search of answers. While astronomers today rely more on powerful telescopes and computational models than on bare eyesight, little about the...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Scotland Published 14 Mar 2016

Sprawled beautifully across the upper reaches of the British Isles, Scotland has for centuries held onto a distinctive cultural heritage which sets it apart within the greater United Kingdom. Manifesting from a long academic tradition which superseded...

7 Reasons Why Vienna is the Best City for Expats in 2016  Published 10 Mar 2016

Yet again (for the seventh year in a row!), Vienna has been proclaimed the world’s best city for expats in 2016. Basically, if Vienna were a sports team instead of a culturally refined city in the heart of Central Europe, they’d be shattering some seri...

A Guide to Archaeology Degrees Abroad Published 04 Mar 2016

Earning your archaeology degree abroad is the opportunity to travel anywhere in the world and implant yourself in a wholly unique anthropological context. Rather than stick to the familiar you will be venturing out into the field and beginning to lay ...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in El Salvador Published 03 Mar 2016

Hindered by chronic instability throughout most of the 20th century, El Salvador has rebounded over the past few decades to become one of the most promising nations in Central America. Though still facing high poverty levels and the many challenges of...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Myanmar Published 02 Mar 2016

Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is a beautiful country in southeast Asia with a tremendous amount of diversity, rich Buddhist heritage, and highly complex recent history. Plagued by civil war and political turmoil for decades into the early 21st cen...

A Guide to Volunteering in English Teaching Abroad Published 25 Feb 2016

For aspiring educators from the world over, deciding to volunteer abroad in English teaching can be the humble beginnings of something great. Even if you do not aspire toward a career in the education the experience will be a tremendously rewarding on...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Austria Published 23 Feb 2016

Sitting on the northern slopes of the Alps in the heart of Europe, Austria has long been one of the most scenically beautiful, culturally vibrant, and regionally influential countries on the continent. From the earliest days of the Habsburg dynasty to...

A Guide to Linguistics Degrees Abroad Published 18 Feb 2016

Linguistics is a field of study that spans back several millennia, and yet today we are still learning new things every day about how we use language to interact and convey meaning. Earning your linguistics degree abroad will be the opportunity to del...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Sri Lanka Published 16 Feb 2016

Sri Lanka, a small island nation located near the southeastern coastline of India, is a country of tremendous diversity, rich cultural history, and growing influence in the global arena. Manifesting from a documented civilization that spans back sever...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Mongolia Published 12 Feb 2016

Once a great empire founded in the footsteps of Genghis Khan, Mongolia has been a formidable force in Central Asia ever since its unification nearly a millennium ago. Though its days as a powerful empire are long behind it, Mongolians today take pride...

A Guide to Art History Degrees Abroad Published 11 Feb 2016

Earning your art history degree abroad may seem like a daunting prospect upon first consideration, and uprooting from home to go full expat in a faraway country is indeed not for everyone. But for the ambitious handful who undertake this venture, imme...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Serbia Published 08 Feb 2016

Serbia, a small country in southeastern Europe, has long been a hotbed of political and economic activity on the continent. The Balkan region contains within itself an infinitely fascinating and complex history that you can learn all about while you s...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in North America Published 05 Feb 2016

Although there are only three countries which constitute North America, its huge presence on the global stage outweighs the relatively small sum of its component parts. Embarking on a high school program in North America will introduce you to a dynami...

A Guide to Philosophy Degrees Abroad Published 04 Feb 2016

If you are planning on earning a philosophy degree abroad, then odds are you’ve already put some deep thought into it. If you need more convincing, consider that pursuing your degree abroad in philosophy will inherently challenge any preconceive...

A Guide to Literature Degrees Abroad Published 04 Feb 2016

The study of literature is, in its essence, about self-realization. Delving deeply into the world’s greatest authors as they explore and extrapolate on the many manifestations of language and the human condition is a journey within itself. Takin...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in North America Published 27 Jan 2016

North America can be a highly competitive teaching market, and that is exactly why you should not shy away from the challenge. While Mexico, the United States, and Canada all boast large and powerful economies, it is no secret that they also suffer fr...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Poland Published 26 Jan 2016

Poland has been a central European power for over a millennium, and its influential position in the European landscape today is no different. The sixth most populous nation in the EU, Poland currently has one of the most dynamic economies on the conti...

A Guide to TV and Media Production Degrees Abroad Published 24 Jan 2016

As quickly as developments in technology continue to break down barriers in all areas of communication, television and media are becoming internationally oriented phenomena before our eyes. Earning your TV and media production degree abroad is the bes...

A Guide to Studying Economics Abroad Published 21 Jan 2016

Economics is one of the most useful academic studies you can undertake in today’s ever-growing, global job market. Studying economics abroad will help thoroughly prepare you for your future career, with plenty of insight into the dynamic forces ...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Sweden Published 19 Jan 2016

Once a great empire whose influence extended throughout the far reaches of Europe, Sweden is today more widely known for its isolated yet extremely successful social, political, and economic systems. Sweden perennially tops the list of many quality of...

A Guide to Political Science Degrees Abroad Published 19 Jan 2016

The study of politics covers a vastly complex and interwoven group of phenomena, not the least of which include international relations and how to facilitate diplomacy in a competitive global state. Earning your political science degree abroad is an i...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in India Published 18 Jan 2016

India is a world within itself, a country with a larger population (1.3 billion people) than any other single continent on earth outside of Asia. Sheltered by the great Himalayas to the north, the Indian subcontinent has a long and complex history tha...

A Guide to Studying Photography Abroad Published 15 Jan 2016

Travel and photography were made for one another. There is something about carrying your camera all over the world and capturing that global adventure which cannot help but thrill even the most amateur photographer. For those who are more serious abou...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Tokyo Published 13 Jan 2016

During the course of your high school program in Tokyo, you may sometimes feel that you are exploring an entirely different planet. In the world’s largest city life moves fast, language can be a difficult barrier to cross, and cultural differenc...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Beijing Published 12 Jan 2016

Beijing is the capital of an emerging world superpower, a thriving global city with ancient roots which span back millennia (along with lasting historical architecture to prove it). Making the decision to teach abroad in Beijing can be one of the larg...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Athens Published 07 Jan 2016

One of the oldest cities in the world, Athens has for long been a dynamic force in the Mediterranean and a magnet for visitors from all over the globe. Today the capital of Greece as well as a major cultural, financial, and industrial center of southe...

A Guide to Studying Development Abroad Published 07 Jan 2016

Over the past few decades development studies has grown in popularity as an interdisciplinary approach to tackling the many challenges embedded in global poverty and emerging industrialization. By choosing to study development abroad you can put yours...

A Guide to High School Programs in the United States Published 28 Dec 2015

Coming from abroad you may already have a preconceived notion about what life is like in the United States from television, media, and what you hear in the news. A world leader on many fronts, how could you not but conjure up daydreams about this vast...

A Guide to Studying Law Abroad Published 21 Dec 2015

Here’s some good news for students of law: studying law abroad is a completely realistic possibility, and one that more and more future legal professionals are proceeding to take advantage of. As long as your host university is endorsed as havin...

A Guide to International Policy & Diplomacy Degrees Abroad Published 12 Dec 2015

The overwhelming forces of globalization in our modern age have generated the need for more professionals in the field of international policy and diplomacy than ever before. There are many different global organizations out there aimed at maintaining...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Salamanca Published 07 Dec 2015

A small university city with ancient roots, Salamanca is one of the most popular destinations in the world for international students who are looking to study abroad while learning the Spanish language. The University of Salamanca was established duri...

A Guide to Economics Degrees Abroad Published 30 Nov 2015

Economics is a fascinating field of study for those interested how society’s motor keeps running– it also one of the most valuable degrees you can possess heading into the job market after graduation. Earning your degree abroad in Economic...

What Does Terrorism Mean for Study Abroad? Published 22 Aug 2017

Paris. Nice. London. Brussels. Copenhagen. Svornik. Berlin. Istanbul. Stockholm. Barcelona.Tragedy has struck Europe once again. A group of armed assailants acting on behalf of ISIS launched coordinated attacks across Spain, killing too many and woundi...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in North America Published 21 Nov 2015

With the most highly regarded university system of any region in the world, it is no surprise that students from everywhere strive to earn their degree abroad in North America. The depth of academic resources and highly diverse student populations ava...

How to Use Your GI Bill to Study Abroad Published 10 Nov 2015

For men and women who have served in the United States military, travel is nothing new. Many veterans have lived abroad for extended periods of time, often not even deciding when and where they get to go, all for the sake of their fellow Americans livi...

5 Questions I Wish I’d Asked Before Interning Abroad Published 06 Nov 2015

An internship abroad is one of the best things you can do in your young professional career, plain and simple. Not only is it a golden opportunity to travel the world and meet some incredible people, before you settle into a career somewhere, but it wi...

A Guide to Studying Culinary Arts Abroad Published 03 Nov 2015

Few fields feature a greater diversity of subject matter that is dependent on studying abroad to such a degree than the culinary arts. Wherever you choose to study culinary arts abroad, you will be learning about a specific culture of cuisine, so choo...

A Guide to Studying Education Abroad Published 03 Nov 2015

By preparing you for a diverse and multicultural academic environment, studying education abroad will quite literally open up a world of opportunity for you as a teacher. Whether you plan on going directly into teaching abroad after your program or if...

A Guide to Working Abroad in the Czech Republic Published 30 Oct 2015

Sitting squarely in the heart of the continent, the Czech Republic presents aspiring expatriate workers with a unique hybrid of Eastern and Western Europe. A relatively small country of just over 10 million citizens, the Czechs have long been a defini...

A Guide to Business Internships Abroad Published 30 Oct 2015

Not sure how you’d like to begin your career in business administration or management? One of the best ways to jumpstart your career is by completing an internship, but deciding to do your internship abroad will take your experience to a whole n...

A Guide to Studying Literature Abroad Published 28 Oct 2015

If you are a bookworm, then you might be accustomed to losing yourself in the worlds of literary, imagination, and wonder. Studying literature abroad, however, is the opportunity to create your own adventure in the real world, one that will greatly sh...

A Guide to Studying Finance Abroad Published 20 Oct 2015

In the hyper-globalized state of today’s marketplace, finance is becoming, by nature, an international pursuit. New policies and technologies continue to break down economic borders, and successful interaction across cultures is increasingly imp...

A Guide to Studying Conservation & Preservation Abroad Published 20 Oct 2015

While many people consider themselves armchair history buffs or nature lovers, very few actually dedicate themselves to the preservation of the past and the environment. Studying  conservation and preservation abroad is a great way to expand your...

6 Ways to Help Eradicate Hunger Abroad Published 16 Oct 2015

October 16th, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, an event that is commemorated annually through the celebration of World Food Day. Since 1945, organizations, clubs, and individuals f...

A Guide to Sociology Degrees Abroad Published 13 Oct 2015

If you plan to pursue a degree in sociology, chances are that you take an interest in human beings and how they are influenced by their cultural surroundings. What greater way to sharpen your sociological perspective than by uprooting yourself from yo...

How to Support Disaster Prevention & Recovery Published 13 Oct 2015

When disaster strikes somewhere far away in the world it is difficult to conceptualize the destruction, displacement, and chaos that often ensues. Many will never form an image of the wreckage beyond a newspaper headline or harrowing photograph that po...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Asia Published 06 Oct 2015

As large swathes of the continent continue to develop at an astounding rate, Asia has grown into quite a reputable destination for earning a degree abroad. While the continent is absolutely massive – it is home to nearly two-thirds of the world&...

Top Regrets of International Interns Published 01 Oct 2015

If you have decided to take on an internship abroad, then congratulations, the hard part is over. Committing to such an adventure takes a whole lot of gumption, so you should be happy that the decision to go for it is behind you. Now comes the fun part...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Australia & Oceania Published 29 Sep 2015

Australia and the surrounding region of Oceania is a fun and exciting location to study abroad. Not only do some of the best universities in the world call Oceania home, the area also carries major global influence and opportunity for students on all ...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in India Published 29 Sep 2015

India is a country that is undergoing rapid change. Therefore, there are very few places on Earth that can provide you with as stimulating an environment to earn your degree abroad in as India. A country of 1.3 billion people, the local student popula...

The Benefits of Internships Abroad  Published 24 Sep 2015

In the competitive state of today’s job market, having global work experience under your belt is one of the very best things you can do for your prospective career. But as you can imagine, interning abroad is about much more than work experience.During...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Kenya Published 22 Sep 2015

Embarking on a high school program in Kenya is the perfect way to intimately experience one of the most influential countries on the continent. Located on the eastern coast of the continent bordering the Indian Ocean, Kenya is world famous for its saf...

A Guide to Studying Philosophy Abroad Published 15 Sep 2015

Traveling the world and experiencing as many different cultural perspectives as possible should be a priority for all students of philosophy. Speculating about the conditions of existence within the walls of a classroom can only take students so far, ...

A Guide to Studying Psychology Abroad Published 15 Sep 2015

Psychology is a broad discipline with many specializations and applications; although, at its core it is study of human beings and how we interact with our environments. Psychology study abroad programs will give you profound new insight into how diff...

A Guide to Studying Communications Abroad Published 11 Sep 2015

So, you’re thinking about studying communications abroad, but you aren’t sure how to start? Communications is an incredibly wide ranging discipline that incorporates concepts from nearly all areas of the humanities and social sciences, not...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Asia Published 08 Sep 2015

Words like “vast” and “diverse” cannot begin to describe the number of options for study abroad in Asia. Encompassing nearly one-third of the Earth’s land mass and nearly two-thirds of the world’s population, the la...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Austria Published 08 Sep 2015

Settled in the heart of Europe on the northeastern slopes of the Alps, Austria has long been one of the most influential countries on the continent. It is a globally oriented nation with a high standard of living, magnificent architecture, and some of...

Best Internship Placements in Madrid Published 31 Aug 2015

Sprawled along the banks of the Manzanares river in the heart of Spain, Madrid is a thriving metropolis with big-time professional opportunity. As architecturally beautiful as it is culturally stimulating, Spain’s capital will provide interns with a un...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Accra Published 27 Aug 2015

If you are looking for an international experience that far exceeds the norm, in a city where everyday life takes on a drastically different form than what you are used to, then internships in Accra might be the perfect adventure for you! Ghana’...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Quito Published 27 Aug 2015

One of the oldest cities in the Americas, Quito has witnessed centuries of change and development while keeping its historical core largely intact. Perched high up in the Andes mountains at an elevation of 9,350 feet, Quito is a thriving, architectura...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in the Galapagos Islands Published 25 Aug 2015

Not many places on earth have influenced the course of human history as strongly as the Galapagos Islands, which is quite bizarre considering these islands were completely uninhabited by humans until just two centuries ago. Yet, this geographical isol...

Top 5 Places to Teach Abroad in Africa Published 19 Aug 2015

To many, Africa remains a far away land of great mystery and intrigue, a massive continent that has long been a central beacon of humanity. Yet, few people ever get the chance to visit Africa and qualify this distant impression with something more tang...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Rio de Janeiro Published 14 Aug 2015

There aren’t many cities in the world, that are such a pleasure to travel to, yet benefit so much from volunteer work, like Rio de Janeiro. Brazil’s most iconic city is the sixth largest in the Americas and a dream destination for thrill s...

Should I Study Abroad in China or Japan?  Published 12 Aug 2015

For many Western travelers, China and Japan remain as mysteriously omnipresent as the sun and moon. You know that they shine differently, they have been highly influential for a long time, there is a complex and sensitive mutual relationship between th...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Cusco Published 05 Aug 2015

High up in the Peruvian Andes at an elevation of 11,200 feet sits Cusco, the once thriving capital of the mighty Incan empire and one of the most well preserved historical cities in all of South America. Currently listed as a UNESCO World Heritage and...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in China Published 04 Aug 2015

China has been the most popular destination in Asia for international students to study abroad in for quite some time. The leaps and bounds that China has made in education over the past few decades have played no small part in its rapid development t...

WU! The 5 Best Cities for Study Abroad in China Published 07 Aug 2017

Where should I study abroad in China?Congratulations, you’re done with the easy part! You’ve decided to study abroad in China, and clicked on an article that will help inform your decision of which city to select for your program — because, let's face ...

10 Reasons to Study Abroad in India Published 15 Jun 2017

Why study in India?You mean, besides the chance to drink mango and rose lassis every day? Beyond that slurpable goodness, there are a million enticing reasons to study abroad in India. If you harbor the same feeling (pure curiosity, we reckon!) that ha...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Japan Published 16 Jul 2015

The small island nation of Japan has for centuries been one of the most imposing forces, culturally, economically, and politically, on the global stage. One of the wealthiest countries in the world per capita, Japan has seen an incredible amount of gr...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Morocco Published 09 Jul 2015

Morocco is a beautiful and fascinating country where elements of African, European, and Middle Eastern cultures blend to create a unique educational experience for high school students. If you are looking to step outside of your comfort zone and trave...

A Guide to Working Abroad in Montpellier Published 08 Jul 2015

Pristinely located on the Mediterranean coast, Montpellier is France’s fastest growing city and a great place to look for work abroad in France. Francophiles from all over the world can enjoy Montpellier’s charming aesthetic, laid back atm...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Sydney Published 03 Jul 2015

Sydney is the largest city in Australia, and a premier regional center of economic, cultural, and commercial activity. Founded over two centuries ago as a British penal colony, Sydney has since blossomed to become one of the world’s leading glob...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Granada Published 30 Jun 2015

Granada is a young, fun city which can be a great place to pursue an international internship in a variety of fields. Now a bustling college town (over 80,000 students are enrolled at the University of Granada), Granada is also famous for its rich Isl...

5 Best Places for Study Abroad in India Published 08 Jun 2015

Which city is the best for study in India?With over hundreds of destinations to choose from, it can be tough to zero-in on the best cities for study in India. But we have, and we can't wait to share them with you.Studying abroad in India is a leap of f...

Top Reasons to Intern Abroad in Asia Published 13 Apr 2015

It is impossible to fit all of of Asia under one label. The super-massive continent is home to nearly three-fifths of the global population, over 4 billion people, and a diversity of cultures which are as different from the rest of the world as they ar...

Why Study Abroad in India Published 26 Mar 2015

There are nearly 1.3 billion people residing in India, more than in Europe and North America combined. Three quarters of the population live in rural environments, where the average income of an Indian household is no greater than a few hundred dollars...

Top 5 Destinations for Backpacking in India Published 13 Mar 2015

A layer of dreamy mysticism belies the prospect of backpacking in India. Visions of ancient golden temples, long thought-filled train rides, and brightly colored bazaars naturally brighten imaginations of the adventurous potential of such a journey. Fo...

A Guide to Studying Sociology Abroad Published 12 Feb 2015

Studying abroad is just about the best real-life sociology education any students could get. Uprooting from the familiarity of your home country and planting yourself in an entirely different social context fraught with new cultural customs, linguisti...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in North America Published 06 Feb 2015

North America offers an expansive and diverse realm of volunteer opportunities. From Mexico in the south to Canada in the north and the United States right smack in the middle, those who volunteer in North America can make a positive impact in any num...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Western Europe Published 02 Feb 2015

Western Europe may not seem like your typical region for volunteering abroad. Highly industrialized and quite wealthy by world standards, most countries in Western Europe would strike individuals as more of a holiday destination than as a country in n...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Asia Published 10 Dec 2014

The continent of Asia has an incredibly broad and diverse mixture of cultures, languages, and economic structures. Coming from the West, interns will gain exposure to an entirely new way of life and gain invaluable global experience within their field...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Rome Published 26 Nov 2014

Once the seat of the great Roman Empire, the Eternal City has retained an aesthetic magnificence for thousands of years that few other areas of the world can rival. Yet behind the fashionable cobblestone streets and wonderfully preserved historical mo...

A Guide to Psychology Internships Abroad Published 20 Nov 2014

Psychology is a truly universal discipline which can start you off on a promising career path anywhere in the world. The job market is very broad for psychology students, because the study of human behavior can be applied to so many different position...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Kathmandu Published 20 Nov 2014

A magnificent journey awaits you in the valley of the Himalayas. Nepal’s capital and largest city is a pristinely located metropolitan area with stunningly beautiful natural surroundings and a vibrant, highly spiritual local culture. Sitting hig...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Chennai Published 18 Nov 2014

On the southeast coast of India resting pristinely on the Bay of Bengal lies Chennai, the country’s largest Southern city and an important industrial, cultural, and educational capital. Volunteering in Chennai will expose volunteers to a dense a...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Dharamsala Published 12 Nov 2014

Nestled in the northern Indian foothills of the Himalayas lies Dharamsala, a tiny city of only 20,000 inhabitants known widely as the center of the Tibetan exile community and home of the Dalai Lama. A beautiful town with Hindu and Buddhist influences...

A Guide to High School Programs in India Published 13 Oct 2014

Traveling to India during high school will certainly broaden your perspective beyond the four walls of second period Social Studies class. A country rich in ancient civilization, spiritual tradition, and modern global importance, India has the power t...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in New Delhi Published 06 Oct 2014

Individuals who volunteer abroad in New Delhi will find their new home to be all at once inexplicably confusing, intensely humid, and overwhelmingly chaotic. India has a curious tendency to change travellers, enlightening them about the ways of a comp...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in New Delhi Published 23 Sep 2014

Interning in New Delhi can be a definitive experience for adventurous individuals in any field of work. Tucked away in the Himalayas, India is an entire subcontinent, with over 1.2 billion people and a tremendous array of cultural diversity. The bustl...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in China Published 05 Sep 2017

Why NOT study abroad in China? China has thrived as the great counterweight to Western influence for thousands of years. In the wake of a tumultuous twentieth century, which witnessed the gradual overthrow of dynastic rule by a communist regime, China...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Hong Kong Published 03 Sep 2014

Hong Kong is ranked as the world’s third most economically important city, trailing behind New York and London alone. Gazing upon the incredible skyline from atop Victoria Peak it is not hard to understand why. Vast sea ports anchoring ships fro...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Nepal Published 03 Sep 2014

Rising high above China to the North and India to the South rests the mountainous country of Nepal, a region of 27 million inhabitants sprawled out across the imposing majesty of the Himalayas. In the shadow of Mt. Everest you will discover not only o...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Rome Published 02 Sep 2014

Rome has a long history of competitive success. According to legend, the city was founded when Romulus killed his brother Remus and dubbed himself King of Rome. The Romans would eventually become the most dominant empire on earth and reign over the en...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Croatia Published 27 Aug 2014

A beautiful Mediterranean country dotted with over 1,000 islands along the Adriatic coast, Croatia has become one of Europe’s most popular travel destinations. The country provides an interesting volunteer abroad location, as it moves at the rel...

Meditations From the Back of a Rickshaw Published 24 Jun 2014

Living in the daily swarm of New Delhi, where chaos is the rule and working Wi-Fi the exception, every traveler can hold onto one golden constant: you will never forget your first rickshaw. Auto rickshaws are the most convenient method of traversing N...

A Road Map to the Chaos of New Delhi

Traffic is a defining characteristic you notice right away when studying abroad in New Delhi. It is not the type of traffic that we think of in a western sense – that is, your typical stop-and-go log jam driving home on the interstate. While rush hour ...

10 Quick Survival Tips for New Delhi, India

New Delhi is one of the most lively, diverse, and strangely wonderful cities in which you can choose to study abroad. But in the face of an entirely different culture, it can also seem chaotic and intimidating to the first time visitor. Fear not, howev...