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Top 5 Tips from Newcastle | Student Blog from Australia
G’day! I write to you with my Top 5 tips from Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, where the sun shines all day and the uni comes alive at night. Why did I study abroad? My decision to study abroad was impulsive and brilliant. Having dealt with social anxiety for years, I was concerned that I […]
"The Parent Pitch" : How to talk to your family about Studying/Interning Abroad
Let’s face it. Sometimes it can be hard to talk to your family about wanting to study or intern abroad. Actually, it can feel a bit like this: Because you’re worried they’ll look at you like this: BUT WAIT! We can help turn your big idea into a reality! What’s the most effective way to […]
10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Study Abroad Experience
Sarah Fuller is a student at Elizabethtown College, who will soon be pursuing a master’s in International Educational Development at Columbia University. Sarah spent two separate semesters in Perugia, Italy, as part of CISabroad’s semester and study internship programs. Read about her tips for your upcoming study or intern abroad travels (and check out some […]
Why Not Take a Gap Year?
Are you about to graduate high school? Did you get waitlisted from your #1 college? Not sure you want to go to college right away? There are dozens of reasons to consider delaying college for a year, also known as a gap year, and this practice is becoming more and more accepted in the United […]
Pura Vida | Student Blog from Costa Rica
Sean Cassidy fell for the Pura Vida lifestyle so much during his first semester in Costa Rica with CISabroad that he decided to go back! Along with studying he is helping CISabroad’s site director Lisa plan excursions and is keeping up a blog. Learn what it’s like to study in Costa Rica. Greetings! My name is Sean […]
Experiential Learning in Study Abroad: Why is it Important?
Here at CISabroad we try very hard to make sure our students learn both in and out of the classroom during their study abroad experience. Students learn better when they are actively involved in the subject matter, and retain more information when they learn by doing, not just by listening. On our Semester in Greece […]
Top Ten Reasons to Study Abroad
Starting the study abroad process may seem daunting, but we promise that it is the time of your life and you’ll make memories that last a lifetime. Sometimes it can feel like a large chunk of change out of your pocket, but it is worth every penny. Taking out an additional loan to study abroad […]
Spring Festivals Around the World
It’s that time of year again! A time when the days get longer, jackets become lighter, and nature slowly awakens from its winter slumber. Of course, this doesn’t apply to those who live in places where the sun shines year-round. (Lucky!) Still, Spring is a super exciting time to travel and study abroad or intern abroad. All […]