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Study Abroad Articles & Advice

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: 22 Mar 2019
Last updated: 4/12/2019

6 Ways to Leverage Your Education in a Job Interview

Without any work experience, the prospect of a job interview can be daunting. But work experience is only part of the equation, and you can overcome your lack of experience in the working world by highlighting specific accomplishments and skills that you have gained throughout the course of your education. Learn 6 ways to leverage your education for job interview success!

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Last updated: 4/9/2019

Why Should You Study Abroad in Scotland?

Scotland is a nation of invention, creativity and discovery, giving the world such innovations as the telephone, the television, and penicillin. This legacy of discovery is upheld today by Scotland’s nineteen higher education institutions, who continue to make a profound international impact.

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Last updated: 3/25/2019

3 Myths About Studying in the Middle East

Despite its storied history, rich cultural heritage and stunning landscapes, the Middle East is frequently overlooked as a study abroad destination. Learn about 3 of the most common myths about studying abroad in the Middle East.

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Last updated: 3/26/2019

5 Awesome Reasons to Study for an MBA in Germany

Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) is one of the most sought-after graduate programs in the world. Find out why Germany is considered a haven for MBA students. 

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

5 Key Skills You Develop in an Online MBA to Help “Future-Proof” Your Career

The following five key skills which you develop during an online MBA have been highlighted by employers as important for the new ways of working in the ever-evolving workplace.

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Last updated: 3/11/2019

11 Swedish Start-Ups We'd Love to Work at After Graduation

Sweden has a stellar reputation for innovation. For international students studying in Sweden, this is a golden opportunity. After graduation, why not launch your career at one of these 11 Swedish start-ups?

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Last updated: 2/6/2019

5 Master's Degrees to Boost Your Business Career

Is a master’s degree worth it? Take a look at some of the benefits of studying a master's degree and discover 5 of the best postgraduate programs for those seeking a successful career in the business world.

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Last updated: 11/29/2018

The Importance of Language Learning

Are you considering studying a language? Discover the wide range of benefits that language learning can have on your career, social life and even health!

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Last updated: 11/29/2018

Graduate Salaries for the Top 25 Jobs in the U.S.

Looking for salary information for graduates? Here are 25 of the best jobs in the U.S. plus how much graduates might expect to earn when entering into these positions.

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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: 12/11/2018

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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