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Erin Hultgren

Erin Hultgren

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Erin is a recent graduate from the George Washington University, where she earned a master’s degree in public policy and women’s studies. Traveling internationally since age six, she has visited many countries in Europe, in addition to Australia, Morocco, Japan, Korea, Peru, México, and Canada. Erin fell in love with the Spanish language and culture after living in Barcelona as a child and Segovia during college. The next countries on her travel bucket list are Thailand, Switzerland, Iceland, and China.

Articles By Erin Hultgren

20 Gap Year Activities that Look Great on Resumes Published 28 Nov 2017

You’ve strayed from the beaten path, done hours of deep thinking (or not—helloooo impulsivity), fought off skeptical family members/friends and settled on taking a gap year abroad. Whatever it took for you to get to this point, welcome, it takes tremen...

9 Best Universities in Spain Beckoning International Students Published 13 Sep 2017

Which university in Spain is the best for international students?Choosing where to study abroad is an exciting yet incredibly overwhelming adventure, so first of all, congratulations on choosing Spain, you’ve made a great choice. Now that you’ve narrow...

Sexual Harassment Resources for Students Abroad Published 03 May 2017

Note: The terms sexual violence, sexual harassment, and sexual assault are defined within the full eBook on this topic, but used in varying contexts between each writer’s individual experience.So you’ve got the travel bug, wanderlust, or whatever you c...

A Guide to Learning Arabic in Morocco Published 14 Feb 2017

More than just a faraway place in the movie Casablanca, Morocco is a country with rugged mountains, deserts, and both the Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. Boasting the 5th largest economy of Africa, Morocco is a popular place to live and visit. ...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Bath Published 14 Feb 2017

Along a breathtaking range of limestone hills, on the southern edge of the Cotswolds, lies the city of Bath. Deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bath is known for its Roman-built baths and historic architecture. Home to many cultural venues including...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Salta Published 14 Feb 2017

Nestled in the Lerma Valley near the Andes, Salta is home to the remains of ancient civilizations and colonial architecture. With one of the highest railroads in the world (reaching almost 14,000 feet above sea level — gulp!), interning in Salta...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Bariloche Published 24 Jan 2017

Widely considered a gateway to Patagonia, Bariloche is an international intern’s dream, filled with charming Swiss-style architecture and historical buildings. Surrounded by the Andes Mountains and Lago Nahuel Huapi, outdoor activities and admir...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Guangzhou Published 23 Jan 2017

Down towards Southeast Asia, just shy of Hong Kong, sits the capital and largest city of Guangdong Province: Guangzhou. Located on the Pearl River, this port city is the third largest city in China. Formerly known as Canton, Guangzhou is a major manuf...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Manchester Published 29 Dec 2016

Manchester, the commercial and cultural capital of the northern U.K., is tucked neatly between far-reaching mountains and expansive plains. Rich history seeps through the victorian architecture, untouched cotton mills, and faded red brick facades. The...