Many of our students wonder about the possibility of going back abroad after college, and how they can take their study abroad experience to the next level.  In this series, IES Abroad alumni who have gone back abroad to live, work or continue their studies share their stories and advice on how they made it happen.

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IES Abroad Alumna & Professional Coach Carrie Anne James

After an inspiring year abroad in Paris with IES Abroad, Carrie Anne James (IES Abroad Paris French Studies 1999-00 | University of California-Berkeley) knew she had to find a way to return to France and establish a career there. Fast forward to today and Carrie Anne is living in Paris, building a successful personal brand as a professional language coach with her online French learning platform, French is Beautiful (which has 35.5K Instagram followers!). Watch our exclusive interview with Carrie Anne to learn how study abroad helped her build a personal brand based on her love for French language and culture.

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Our Alumni Spotlights feature highlights the impact that studying abroad has had on the careers of alumni.

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Students in Vienna in the late 1900s.