Articles by Abby Guthrie
Originating from the U.S. with dual degrees in Business & Literature, Abby’s first study abroad experience was an immersive language program in Bursa, Turkey.
Falling in love with life abroad, she later studied her senior year of university at Bosphorus University in Istanbul and spent her first two years after graduation as a teacher in Seoul, South Korea.
After working as a copywriter, she now lives in Stockholm, Sweden and serves as a Communications Team Lead for educations.com with a mission of helping students get the information and opportunities they need to begin their study abroad journey.
Are you considering studying abroad but are vaguely worried that you might end up homeless? Relax! Every city is different, and some may have housing shortages making a roof over your head a little bit more challenging, but international students can always find a way. Read about five places you can start to look for housing as an international student.
For many students, studying abroad for university might be their first opportunity to leave their home country. However, it can feel really intimidating to commit to a semester, year, or full degree program when you’re unsure whether you even enjoy living abroad. Here are five challenges you’ll probably face if it’s your first time abroad, and five reasons why you should still take the plunge!
If you’re considering studying abroad but worry that it might be more difficult to make friends, fear not! In many ways, making friends as an international student is actually easier! Here are five tips to stay social and make life-long friends during study abroad.
Studying abroad is a big step. Why do so many students leave all of the comforts of home to attend a university abroad? Here is educations.com's list of the top ten reasons why you should study abroad. .
Are you considering studying abroad but worried you will lose touch with the people you care about most? With a bit of planning and the help of technology, it’s easier than ever to stay-up-to-date and nurture your relationships back home. Read five tips real international students have used with success.
How do you convince your parents to let you run away to a foreign country? We've gathered some tips on how to best to tell your parents, "I want to study abroad."
Emre Cakir, a former international student adviser at Bogazici University in Istanbul, offers advice for international students to have the best study abroad experience possible.
Are you worried about how a year "off" of your degree studying abroad will affect your career? Don't be! We've outlined a few of the ways that studying abroad will make you a savvier professional based on the real-world experience of international students.
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