5 Reasons Why College Students Shouldn’t Overlook Study Abroad Opportunities

What is studying abroad?

Acquiring an education overseas is an opportunity accessible for the majority of undergraduate and post-grad students. Still, it is easy to overlook if not exposed to essential information. Before we proceed with this blog post, let’s define this experience. I’ve concluded that it’s tough to locate a definition that encompasses all aspects. Simply stated, studying abroad is pursuing college studies in a foreign country. Although these programs are customarily associated with undergrad, they extend and apply to all university studies.

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What to Know Before You Go: How to Explore Shanghai During a Layover

If you’re traveling from the United States to Southeast Asia, chances are you’ll have a connecting flight in Shanghai. While traveling from the Philippines to the states in late 2019, I had an extensive layover totaling 11 hours and 45 minutes. Before comprehending the 24-hour visa-free transit entry permit process, the thought alone made me restless. Unfamiliar with the procedure, I quickly had to learn for myself. Here’s how I did it in 3 easy steps.

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What to Know Before You Go: 10 Pros and Cons of Cruises

Weighing the benefits and drawbacks of cruises or struggling to decide whether or not they’re worth the hype? Considering if you should use that money to fly to your destination(s) or cruise there? Of course, there are multiple pros and cons, but it heavily depends on the individual. Although I’ve chosen to take a break from this kind of travel (maybe indefinitely), there are numerous advantages in choosing to travel this way. To be indifferent, I decided to take a few moments to list both the advantages and disadvantages of cruising. 

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10 Simple Ways to Make Travel More Affordable

I’m often asked, “how do you afford to travel?” I know there is no malintent, but when someone you don’t know from the internet is questioning your pockets, it becomes offensive. But I get it. People often equate constant travel to a certain tax bracket. The truth is, you need money to travel. You need money to do anything. Traveling is a priority, so I make sure it’s reflected in where I allocate my spending.

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