I’ve lived in Athens, Ohio for most of my life. I’m definitely what people would consider a “townie.” My first time ever leaving home was to study away at Musashi University in Tokyo, Japan. I figured for my first travel experience, I should go big or go home. I hadn’t really planned on going to… Read More Mailé’s Time at Musashi University
Finding accommodations abroad seems like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be so stressful. Here’s some tips and tricks to help you find your home away from home! Research your destination beforehand to see what forms of travel and lodging are normally available in that location. Finding a place to stay in a… Read More Tips on Housing Abroad
Hey fellow Bobcats! My name is William Solorzano and I am a Senior Peer Advisor at the Office of Global Opportunities. I was born and raised in Miami, FL and my family is from Nicaragua and Cuba. I am a fourth-year student studying Sport Management with a concentration in Marketing Sales and Service. I decided… Read More Meet William, an OGO Peer Advisor
By Lindsey Barrett, Peer Advisor in the Office of Global Opportunities Let Me Explain… One thing that many career-prep workshops might tell you is that company’s tend to look for similar traits – leadership, empathy, organization, transparency, etc. Many job interviews will ask questions that allude to how you possess these traits. There are a few… Read More How studying abroad has helped me nail interviews and land amazing jobs.
By: Jacqueline Stevens, Global Correspondent, CISabroad Semester in Prague Study abroad trips are often perceived to be synonymous with expensive, but it does not always have to be this way. I managed to get my study abroad expenses cut in half, so if you follow these steps you should be able to do the same.… Read More Money shouldn’t be an issue: a guide to making your study abroad experience affordable
By: Lindsey Barrett, Peer Advisor in the Office of Global Opportunities, Beijing DISCLAIMER: Your first time abroad without your family is going to have some stressful times. Some would even say that it can be scary. I’m here to tell you that is perfectly normal. If you are stepping outside of your comfort zone, you are… Read More The Two Biggest Things I Wish I Would Have Known
by: Selina Nadeau, Costa Rica: Ecotourism Destinations Winter ’16 The tips that will be provided below are not just for backpackers. They are for anyone who’s ever done a homestay, stayed in a hostel, booked a last minute Airbnb, caught a train to a different city with just a backpack, or even crammed a few… Read More Packing Tips for the Adventure Traveler