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New York City Neighborhood Overview

Manhattan is a crazy place due to the number of people and number of immensely tall skyscrapers that stretch for miles. The city is best described as a melting pot of cultures, ideas, and classes..

How to study abroad as a student-athlete

If you’re in college or about to start, chances are you know a student athlete (or are one yourself!). You might wonder if it’s possible to study abroad as an athlete: yes, it is! There are many..

The 5 best ski resorts in Europe for students

Winter is well and truly upon us, and undoubtedly the best time of year for fans of skiing or snowboarding. By this point, the mountains are well and truly covered with snow and the apres bars are..

Best Salons in Barcelona & Madrid

Just because you are on the Spanish soil, doesn’t mean your hair will stop growing. However, entrusting something so crucial as your hair to a person you don’t know and whose language you don’t..

How Hard Is it to Blend in Like a Local in Europe's Capitals?

The extra touristy tourists stand out like a sore thumb. Nobody wants to be that person. Yet, we don’t always realize how touristy we are being because “acting like a tourist” mostly consists of..

Why I Chose to Study Abroad in the Fall Semester

 

Often the decision to study abroad is not as hard as trying to decide whether to do so during fall or spring semester. Is there a right answer? Not really. This decision can depend on a number..

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