Real Advice for Study Abroad: Pre-Departure Reminders

With finals FINALLY over with and school wrapped up for summer, it’s easy to get distracted from the mundane tasks that are still between you and your study abroad trip. Here are 10 important things you can do to stay on track. 1. Talk to your academic advisor to...
Real Advice for Study Abroad: Scholarship Essay Tips and Tricks

Real Advice for Study Abroad: Scholarship Essay Tips and Tricks

Last time on RAFSA, I told you where to find financial aid opportunities to fund your study abroad adventures. Now it’s time to write the essays for all of those applications, but you don’t just want to write, you want to win! While I can’t guarantee you’ll win 100%...
Real Advice for Study Abroad: Where to Look For Financial Aid

Real Advice for Study Abroad: Where to Look For Financial Aid

Studying abroad can be an investment in your future, but between tuition and travel, the costs can really add up. For those of us who can’t simply pay out of pocket, financial aid is a saving grace. Luckily, award opportunities are more plentiful than ever. With a...
Real Advice for Study Abroad: How to Find the Perfect Program

Real Advice for Study Abroad: How to Find the Perfect Program

Studying abroad can be an invaluable and stimulating substitute for traditional schooling, but finding a program to perfectly suit your tastes and educational goals can take time and effort. Whether you want a culturally diverse program in a historically rich...