Budgeting Abroad

Many students find themselves spending a great deal of money on souvenirs and travel while abroad. Here are some tips to save money and still have a full experience. Souvenirs Souvenirs will generally be most expensive in tourist-heavy areas. If you want to save some money on souvenirs, travel away from tourist attractions and busy... Continue Reading →

Tips on Making Your Study Abroad Experience Affordable

Financial matters often limit students' ability to study abroad. If you're looking to go abroad, but you're not sure how to pay for the experience, here are some resources that may be helpful. Understanding Study Abroad Finances  First, you may want to consider whether a semester-long or shorter program might be right for you. For... Continue Reading →

Hannah’s Top Ten Study Abroad Tips

It was so hard to narrow this list down to ten things—I could talk about studying abroad for such a long time! But first, a little about me: my name is Hannah, and I studied abroad with SOL Education Abroad in Heredia, Costa Rica. If you are interested in learning Spanish, I highly recommend SOL’s... Continue Reading →

Volunteering Abroad

Studying abroad can mean much more than classroom experiences. For students who wish to engage in meaningful life work by volunteering, doing so abroad might be a great choice. The following programs promote volunteer activities for their students, either through the program itself or through affiliated organizations. SOL Education Abroad; Buenos Aires, Argentina: This program allows... Continue Reading →

Living Like a Washingtonian

The spring semester of 2020, I had the amazing opportunity to study abroad in Washington D.C. through The Washington Center. Through this program you have a full-time internship, one night class, and a Friday class called LEAD Colloquium. During my time in D.C. I interned at the Department of Justice: Environment and Natural Resources Division.... Continue Reading →

Study Abroad Resources for LGBTQ Students

If you are part of the LGBTQ community, studying abroad can seem especially daunting. While many study abroad students worry about acclimating to an unfamiliar culture, LGBTQ students may also fear that their identity could impact their safety and security abroad. This post aims to provide information on LGBTQ rights and support available in various... Continue Reading →

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