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Karl Gourgue

Karl Gourgue

"Always do what you are afraid to do.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Karl discovered his love for travel early on. Now a junior at the Stern School of Business, he has taken his business studies to more than 25 countries around the world. He has studied for semesters at NYU Prague and HEC Paris, and has completed internships in New York, Prague, and Shenzhen in fields ranging from education to manufacturing.

Articles By Karl Gourgue

Students of Color Study Abroad: The Good, The Bad, The Weird Published 09 Aug 2017

In January 2015, I got on a plane at JFK in New York and flew across to the ocean to Denmark. For the next twelve consecutive months, I didn’t go more than three weeks without hopping on a plane, train, or boat. I explored the corners of Europe from Gr...

4 ESL Teaching Tips for Black Teachers Published 13 Dec 2016

Read this piece and other tales from black travelers in our free downloadable eBook, “Meaningful Traveler Tips & Tales: African American Perspectives”How exactly are you supposed to summarize hundreds of years of culture into a three minute answer to o...

A Guide to Working Abroad in Madrid Published 09 Mar 2016

Working in Madrid can be like drinking from a firehose. You’ll need to learn a lot about the unique language and culture of the city to understand Spanish business values and be successful at your job in Madrid. Whether you’re headed off t...

A Guide to Language Programs in the Czech Republic Published 05 Jan 2016

In 2012, the Czech Republic celebrated its 20th year as a nation. Once a cultural hodgepodge of foreign influence, the Czech Republic has evolved into a thrilling destination for historians and tourists alike. Mluvíte česky? If you are rea...