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Grab your suitcase, sunglasses and cameras, collegiettes! Whether you’re embarking on a spontaneous weekend road-trip with your best friends to the city next door or a once-in-a-lifetime semester abroad, we have the five strategies you need to upgrade your travel experience from “economy” to “first class.” The train to Amazing Vacation Station is now boarding… 1. Do some social media research Unlike our assignments for class, this is one time where using Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to do research is totally encouraged (and an awesome idea). Welcome to the wonderful world of hashtag...
Studying abroad is an incredible opportunity that will undoubtedly leave you a different person than you were when you first got there.  We asked collegiettes who studied (or are studying) abroad to weigh in on the most important lessons they learned from living in a foreign country. No matter where you go, you’re bound to learn these five lessons after studying abroad.  When you return to your home country, you’ll be a smarter, savvier collegiette ready to take on whatever life may throw at you. 1. Flexibility is crucial. While studying abroad, you never know what will happen, so it’s...
Even though there are 196 countries worldwide, certain locations tend to attract more American study-abroad students than others. The International Institute of Education has reported that almost half of all American study abroad students chose to study abroad in Europe; the top five most popular countries were the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, France and China. While these countries undoubtedly offer great experiences, there are hundreds of other destinations that can provide just as spectacular opportunities. Check out these nine amazing locations that are a bit off the beaten path but have...