By: Liz Coleman During my semester in Berlin, Germany, I discovered Germans have a great fondness for many things beyond beer and nice cars. Here is a list of a few things Germans love: Candles I never got a good explanation for this one, but Germans love to have candles in their homes. My host… Read More Germans Love All Things German!
I grew up in a town big enough that I had an exaggerated idea of what a “small town” looked like (something like Mayberry in the Andy Griffith Show), but also knew very well that I didn’t live in a “city.” I laugh whenever I hear someone at OU mention that they are from Akron… Read More Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone
Booking flights can be intimidating. There are hundreds of companies and it is difficult to compare for the best deal. After paying for your program in full, the last thing you want to do is fork out an arm and a leg for airfare. I want to share some tips that I use every time… Read More Tips on Flying Cheap
One week, 10 days, a month, a semester, a full academic year: there’s no “right” time limit for how long you spend abroad. Studying abroad is a very flexible experience, and each experience looks completely different for each person. The first time I went abroad, I spent a full semester studying. My time in my… Read More Making the Most of Your Short-Term Experience
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Ohio University’s Bobcat Student Orientation! OHIO’s BSO is the perfect time for incoming Bobcats to explore their new hOUme away from home, schedule their much-anticipated classes and discover all of the opportunities OHIO had to offer. And yes, that does include checking out the study away and/or… Read More 3 Reasons to Check Out OGO During OHIO’s BSO
By: Jaelyn Bowman If you have an interest in international relations, business, consulting, non-governmental organizations, non-profits, global affairs, public relations, so on and so forth, then getting your Global Leadership Certificate would be a perfect fit for you! Though this certificate is not a degree granting program, it will enhance your studies to a more global scale.… Read More Why You Should Get Your Global Leadership Certificate
By: Bryce Hoehn By far the most common question students have about studying abroad is “How much will it cost?” or “How am I going to pay for it?” There’s no doubt that study away and/or abroad programs have a heavy price tag. However, below I’ll be sharing Ohio University’s specific tips and tricks so that you can get the most value… Read More Funding Your Experience: Tips and Tricks
By: Madeline Geiser During my sophomore year in high school, my marching band traveled to China for spring break. Throughout the week, we toured cities along the East Coast, including Beijing and Qingdao. As it was my first time out of the country, I wanted to soak up absolutely everything (especially the food). I’ve always been an adventurous eater and wanted to try as many dishes… Read More Eating Adventurously But Safely When Abroad