For students who are looking to save a little moolah on their study away programs, one that goes away for only three weeks seems like the logical choice instead of an entire semester. Not necessarily. Let's break down some of the factors on why this occurs. Smaller group of students When you're going on a short term faculty directed program (STFD) it's typically with a … [Read more...] about Why going Away for a Semester can be Cheaper than a Short Term Faculty Directed Program
Choosing a location on where to study away can be a challenge in of its self. Throw in now having to choose a provider on who you want to go abroad with can be an even bigger challenge. I'm going to discuss each program in car terms because I've found that the students I advise seem to understand the difference between the programs better this way. ISA ISA is like the … [Read more...] about ISA, USAC, ISEP, and Sol Education Abroad. What’s the difference?
Some of the students that come into our office are balling on a budget, and I feel that. I was too when I decided to study abroad initially. So for those of you who don't care necessarily on where you go, and just want it to be cheap, this is for you. In this list we'll talk about some of our cheapest programs that are pretty much all inclusive. Mexico The cheapest program … [Read more...] about Best Bang for the Buck Study Away Locations
This is our last country for this series so I hope you all enjoy. 5. Ireland and Northern Ireland are two countries Ireland or officially known as the Republic of Ireland is the largest part of the island. Northern Ireland is apart of the United Kingdom. I would recommend looking into the history of all this, it actually gets pretty interesting. Plus you'll be one step ahead … [Read more...] about Top 5 Things to know before going to Ireland
It's your boy, Desmond back at it again with another blog entry! This week we're talking about Costa Rica. 5. Tico time, everyone is late to everything. From classes to grabbing coffee with friends, prepare to never be on time for anything. Costa Rica is a very laid back and chill country, so nothing is done with urgency. Coming from the U.S. it can and most likely will be … [Read more...] about Top 5 things to Know Before Going to Costa Rica