Posted on 16. Apr, 2010 by Jonathan M..
Some study abroad locations are preferred by the student, some are preferred by the parents because it’s safe, some other study abroad destinations are preferred by the students because they are in at the moment. In general students from Europe mostly go to the US to study abroad, while students from America mostly choose Europe […]
Posted on 07. Apr, 2010 by Maria P..
Kathleen Megan wrote an article in The Hartford Courant this month concerning a case of discrimination in the University of Connecticut. Colin Carlson, a 13 year old prodigy was denied to attend an African ecology course involving a summer field study in South Africa. Even after his mother offered the university to go with him […]
Posted on 01. Apr, 2010 by Marie M..
What does ‘study a foreign language’ mean? Nowadays, more and more people speak at least two languages; it is not an ephemeral trend but an essential way in our changing world. Everything (from people to information) is closer and closer connected thanks to Internet but also thanks to our ability to move and our ever […]
Posted on 29. Mar, 2010 by Maria P..
As a Spanish citizen that has spent 10 months living in the USA, I am going to develop the similarities and differences of life in Spain and in the United States. First of all, Spain has a national official language Spanish, while the United States does not have any official language even though the most […]
Posted on 20. Mar, 2010 by MariaAbroad.
Are you thinking about moving to Ecuador for work or study abroad in this beautiful country? Sara Mercedes Arevalo Lopez contributed this informational blog post about Ecuadorian Customs and Culture to Maria Abroad! Thank you very much!!! ECUADORIAN CUSTOMS AND MANNERS Every country has its specific costumes and manners. When you come to Ecuador, it […]
Posted on 12. Nov, 2009 by MariaAbroad.
So, you are thinking about studying abroad, but you are still not quite sure, what the advantages of studying abroad are? As with most things, there are advantages and disadvantages, but from my personal perspective, the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages. Let me show them to you to kill the last spark of doubt. Studying […]
Posted on 07. Nov, 2009 by MariaAbroad.
Adapting to a new culture is not easy. When you move abroad, especially when the culture is very different from your own, you will be frustrated. The best thing about living abroad and adapting to a new culture is what you make of it! It can be the best experience of your lifetime, or it […]
Posted on 05. Nov, 2009 by MariaAbroad.
Hey everybody, I have some great news to share with you all, but especially with my German readers: MariaAbroad is now blogging for Einstieg.com! Einstieg is a German career magazine and website that is targeted to High School students as well as university students, giving them career advice and information about the different options for […]
Posted on 31. Oct, 2009 by MariaAbroad.
Doing an internship abroad is a great way to experience the culture of a foreign country. I believe that doing an internship lets you experience the culture and the “real” life in a foreign country much better. Let’s be honest, when you go study abroad, most of the time its just a big party and […]
Posted on 26. Oct, 2009 by MariaAbroad.
20 Ways to Study Abroad and Save This guest post was contributed by Rose Jensen, who writes about the online college courses. She welcomes your feedback at Rose.Jensen28@yahoo.com. 1. Decide where you want to go and why you want to go there. Certain cities like London are pricey because they are study abroad hotspots. Lesser […]