We get it, 2018 was a busy year and now it is time to relax. But what’s a better use of your downtime than planning your study abroad adventure of a lifetime? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Check out 18 of our best, and most helpful, articles in 2018 from IES Abroad student Ambassadors, Correspondents, and staff.
The experiences, memories, and friendships abroad are just the beginning. Check out the awesome career benefits of studying abroad. Did you know nearly three quarters of IES Abroad alumni secured their first job within two months of graduation?
Yesenia Ayala’s personal experience as a Latina, first-generation college student ignited a passion and a purpose to help low-income students of color, at home and abroad, have access to higher education. Yesenia was named our Global Citizen of the Year and shares her inspiring story with us.
With gift-giving season upon us, our student Ambassadors tell us their must-have study abroad items that should be on your wish lists! Trust us, you will want these to take with you on your next adventure.
Stories from study abroad returnees can be extremely helpful when planning for study abroad, but only if you know the right questions to ask! Here are 68 questions that will give you more than “it was great.”
Study abroad is still real life, which means taking time for yourself is important. Self-care is different for everyone, but our Ambassadors give their unique tips on how to care for yourself while abroad.
After studying abroad in Christchurch, New Zealand, Mallory Rotondo (IES Abroad Christchurch, Spring 2014 | Purdue University) went on to become an early intervention speech-language pathologist. Read on to hear how this IES Abroad Scholarship recipient’s study abroad experience gave her the skills necessary to be a more understanding clinician.
Jeff Rosenthal (IES Abroad Madrid, Spring 1982), had an unforgettable experience studying abroad in Madrid, thanks in part to his warmhearted homestay mom, Señora Carmen. Jeff shares, in his own words, how he returned to Madrid to find his homestay residence was still the home he cherished and remembered.