There were so many factors that led to my attending graduate school abroad. At the time (2009) I had spent my first year out of undergrad year of unsuccessfully applying for full-time work in my field. I worked part-time as a substitute teacher and server. Student loans repayments were starting. And the price of attending … More To Postgrad Abroad or Not To Postgrad Abroad?
For those of you who know me, follow this blog/my social media accounts, or happened to check out my portfolio, you will notice that I mention Ireland. A lot. My entire childhood I longed to go to Ireland. I can’t really explain it. I do not have a close relative who was a recent immigrant. … More Travel, Writing, and Ireland… My obsession for all three!
This post originally appeared on The Abroad Guide [dot] com. Those who have, currently are, or will study abroad can all attest to the benefits of it. Phrases such as “life-changing”, “amazing”, “eye-opening”, and “once in a lifetime” pop up in almost every conversation about someone’s experiences abroad. But, you need to be willing to dig … More Study Abroad & Your Resume
This post originally appeared on The Abroad Guide. Whether you’re studying in Dublin this summer, next semester, or just have plans to visit someday, there is one thing almost all travel guides warn you of– the rain! So much so, you are prepared to hunker down in a cozy pub with a hot whiskey or … More It’s Always Sunny In… Ireland?
(Originally posted on Melibee Global) We all see them. We read them. We tweet and share them. Some of us even write them! Just what am I talking about? Blog posts about studying abroad. Those often comical, lighthearted rankings, lists, and advice about the abroad experience, typically housed on institutions’ and third party providers’ blog sites, but also … More Are Study Abroad Blogs Ruining The Field?
(Originally posted on Melibee Global) I recently visited the home of Maryland artist, poet, and world traveler Joan Henderson Hodous. Not only does she have a lifetime of incredible memories and seven decades of travel adventures, her home reflects her travels and serves as part of her inspiration. I spoke to her about one of … More Tips For Ethical Shopping Abroad