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Need help preparing to study abroad? Check out our articles page for tips and advice on studying abroad, including how to choose the right country, university and program. Our ''Student Stories'' section is also filled with study abroad insight from international students from around the world who have studied abroad themselves and are eager to share their stories.

So, what are you waiting for? Our study abroad articles can help you turn your dream of taking your studies overseas into a reality, so take a look!

Last update: 09 May 2018
Last updated: 11/16/2018

5 Eco-Friendly Universities

Which universities are integrating sustainability practices in all facets of their programs, processes and student experiences?

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Last updated: 11/12/2018

Which Universities Produce the Most Successful People?

If becoming a billionaire is your plan and you want to know which university will most increase your chances, then look no further! We’ve ranked all the top universities in the world based on the successes of their richest students to answer this question. This was achieved by taking the top 100 graduates from the Forbes 2018 Billionaires list and working out which universities most often produced billionaires.

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Last updated: 10/24/2018

How to Get a Student Job in the UK

Students making the leap from their native country to travel and study abroad are a daring, fantastic bunch of inquisitive people; letting their curiosities run wild and exploring the world. If their next stop is the UK to continue and flourish in their studies, then they may find securing a job overseas will also help. 

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Last updated: 10/8/2018

Tips on Student Social Life in the UK

Coming to study in the UK as an international student is a hugely exciting step into your fully-fledged adult life, but alongside a world-class education, the UK has lots to offer outside of your studies.

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Last updated: 10/3/2018

6 Soft Skills You Need & How They'll Help You Get Ahead

 If you already know what you plan to study at university, lucky you! If you’re still looking at options, that’s fine, too. But either way, make sure to consider a program of study that will help you build “soft skills” in addition to the training in a specific field. 

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Last updated: 10/8/2018

6 Ways to Get Into an International University

Want to study abroad but intimidated by the admissions process? Don’t be. With a little organization and preparation, you can be successful in being admitted to an international program of study.

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Last updated: 10/2/2018

Crafting the Perfect Study Abroad Essay

Whether you just want to do a semester or an entire program abroad, it’s likely a study abroad essay will be required. The essay is a chance to make a great first impression and show the university administration that you’re ready to make the commitment to take your education even further by going abroad. Consider some of the following tips to really make your study abroad essay stand out!

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Last updated: 11/1/2018

How to Study Abroad

Welcome to educations.com’s ultimate guide on how to study abroad! Studying abroad is life-changing, but it can be a confusing process. In this guide, we’ll explain the process in full, from why you absolutely should study abroad, to how to choose schools, and even how to bounce back from reverse culture shock (and everything in between).

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Last updated: 10/2/2018

How to Put Study Abroad on a Resume

So, you did it! You made the decision to study abroad and now you have the experience, and more importantly, the degree to prove it. But, this is only the beginning of the adventure. Now it’s time to put everything you learned to practice.

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Last updated: 10/2/2018

The Benefits of Studying Abroad

If you’re looking for a way to turn the pursuit of higher education into an adventure of a lifetime, set your sight on a study abroad experience you’ll remember forever! Not only will it open doors to explore the world, you will learn many life skills and lessons while doing so.

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Last updated: 7/31/2018

Why Study Gastronomy Abroad?

If your passion for food goes beyond the desire to become a master chef, perhaps you have considered studying gastronomy! Gastronomy programs exist around the globe to offer students the exciting opportunity to study the relationships we establish between culture and the foods we prepare and eat.

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Last updated: 9/24/2018

Inspirational Study Abroad Quotes and Why We Love Them

Are you hungry to study abroad and looking for some inspiration?At educations.com, we live and breathe study abroad.That's why we've gathered some of the study abroad quotes that have inspired us to pursue our education abroad in the hopes of inspiring you.

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Last updated: 11/8/2018

Download Our Guide to Studying Abroad

Are you interested in studying abroad but aren't sure where to start? Knowing the steps you need to take will help you set goals, make a schedule, and turn your dream into a reality.  Download educations.com's guide and learn how to study abroad.

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Last updated: 7/5/2018

Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Spain

Study abroad programs in Spain are numerous and diverse.No matter what you choose to study, however, you are going to love settling into your new city and immersing into the Spanish culture.Whether it’s the food, the culture, or the nightlife, Spain is a wonderful place that can inspire any international student studying abroad.It’s no wonder why study abroad in Spain is so popular!

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Last updated: 6/29/2018

Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Switzerland

The Swiss brand is internationally recognized. Think Swiss chocolate, cheese, watches, and the Swiss army knife. However, what’s lesser known is the prestigious place that the Swiss university system holds in the world. With several top-ranked universities, the Swiss higher education system offers students the opportunity to take their education and future careers further!

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad in the Netherlands

If images of cozy cafes or shimmering canals have caught your imagination, maybe you should consider studying abroad in the Netherlands. There’s more to the Netherlands than meets the eye, which is why we were excited to show off the top ten reasons for international students to choose the Netherlands as their study abroad destination.

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Last updated: 10/2/2018

Why Study Engineering Abroad?

Taking on a degree program in engineering is a monumental task. Many students, therefore, don’t believe a study abroad experience is possible. We’re here to tell you that it is!

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad in France

As the most popular tourist destination in the world, France holds a special place in the hearts and minds of billions of people around the world. As if that wasn't a good enough reason to consider France as your top study abroad destination, we've compiled a list of ten more reasons that will get you seriously considering one of the world's most beautiful countries to study abroad.

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

Top 7 Reasons to Study Abroad in the UK

Whether it’s the fast-paced lifestyle of London you’re looking for, or the more laid-back culture of Edinburgh, as a prospective international student, you are guaranteed to fall in love with one of the United Kingdom’s many popular study abroad destinations. Here's why!

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

Student Survey Winner Revealed!

We would like to thank all of you who responded to our study abroad student survey! We were thrilled with the overwhelming number of responses we received, and very pleased to hear that across the board, the vast majority of students who are already studying abroad are loving their international experience.

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