Hospital Bills…yikes

April 5, 2019 ***Education Abroad would like to highlight the smart guidance that Carolina shares in this post: the importance of understanding in advance what you might need to know to manage an unexpected situation. We encourage all students to learn about the medical resources available and how to file an insurance claim/pay for care ...

Fighting Homesickness

After the dust begins to settle and the craziness of moving to a foreign country winds down, it becomes easy to start feeling a little homesick. As someone who had always lived at home with my parents, it was a huge leap to studying abroad for 4 months. Here’s the thing about moving out for ...

Get out of your Comfort Zone!

April 12 Today was my last day of Hip Hop so we had to perform our group project. We were put into groups of 6 and had to make up choreography and choose songs for our performance. We had been practicing for a couple of weeks and there was definitely a lot of improvement. I ...

Preparing for Midterms

I can’t believe midterms is in two weeks already. It feels just like yesterday when I got on a plane to come to Korea. These weeks have been passing faster than I could have imagined. This might have something to do with the fact that my classes aren’t really work-heavy and that I made my ...

Applying for co-op while Studying Abroad

April 1, 2019 It is officially April!!! This is going to be my last month in Singapore because I will be leaving in the first full week of May. Classes will be ending on April 19 and then after that we get 1-2 weeks to review before exams. So basically…I should probably start studying today!!! ...

I’d like to order, please

It’s obvious that traveling to a foreign country after taking the minimal language course is not the most optimal choice if you’re trying to communicate well with others. I was often reassured by others that Koreans actually know a lot more English than we expect, and that everything would be labeled in English. To some ...

Eating Your Way Through London: Borough Market

In my opinion, one of the most exciting aspects of traveling is being able to try different foods from all over the world! London is home to over 35,000 food establishments. Included in these establishments are large food markets with hundreds of different merchants selling their creations. Some of the more popular London markets include ...