Study Abroad Blogs

A Canadian and Colombian reflect on the differences studying abroad.  
How can you settle back into a place that should feel familiar, but no longer feels like home?
If you're studying abroad while your partner stays home, get ready for these challenges.  
What happens when the novelty wears off?
How not to get taken advantage of in a city that's in the midst of a housing crisis. 
At 16, I found the perfect study abroad program. There was just one thing standing in my way: My mom. 
My culture shock took so long, I didn’t notice that it was happening.
Munich is no Berlin, but alternative culture still thrives here. 
Terms papers, exams and stress still exist overseas.   
A chance encounter changes my perspective—and reminds me why I'm studying abroad. 
I'm trying to figure out how to squeeze out every last moment for what it's worth. 
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