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You’ve heard how amazing Birthright is – let’s be honest, your friends just can’t stop talking about it. From their crazy-fabulous stories to their out-of-this-world Facebook albums (filled with breathtaking travel shots and new best friends that came out of nowhere), you can’t help but feel like you’re missing out on a majorly amazing opportunity. The truth is, you are! But that doesn’t mean you can’t take matters into your own hands and upgrade your winter break ASAP! Taglit-Birthright Israel, a non-profit that offers young Jews between 18 and 26 the gift of a free 10-day trip to Israel,...
Studying abroad is an amazing experience – which is something you’ve probably been told by anyone who’s studied abroad. But, like any other experience, your time abroad will be what you make of it. While there are tons of opportunities to make your time abroad an amazing experience, there are also opportunities for it to go awry, and you may not realize it until the deed has been done. Lucky for you, we’ve gathered advice from collegiettes who have studied abroad to help you make the most of your time and avoid the common pitfalls. Here are the nine most common study abroad mistakes to avoid...
Is your Spanish not sharp enough for Spain? Are you not itching for the Barcelona club scene or a picture in one of those red phone booths in London? Never fear, collegiettes—you can still cure your case of wanderlust by spending a semester away from campus in a different city in the United States. Sometimes spending a semester in a different city can be the perfect way to get some space from your campus, some real-world experience and a new perspective when you get back to school. But you don’t have to leave the country—collegiettes can have amazing experiences away from their schools at...