Getting Scholarships to Study Abroad in France with Andrea Vazquez

“You have to take risks, he said. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen” — Paulo Coehlo  Andrea Vazquez is a Junior at Soka University, and they do something at there that I think every college should do; they make studying abroad a requirement. An international studies major, […]

Jamie Fleming On The Importance Of Study Abroad

 “One of my biggest passions for sending students abroad is opening up their perspectives and their world views to see that maybe there are other ways of thinking about things” – Jamie Fleming  SHOW NOTES  Why Jamie decided to study abroad [0:47] Three different locations! (but be aware of the challenges) Rolling up her sleeves […]

Why You NEED To Study Abroad If You’re Interested in Fashion With Brielle Saggese

“If you’re looking to grow or to change, or if you’re looking for some way for college to shape you that it hasn’t yet, this is the opportunity to find that spark and find that push to be the kind of person you want to be when you graduate.” — Brielle Saggese Brielle (@briellesajz) is serious about fashion, and […]

Study Abroad Influence in Aix-en-Provence With Tiffany Ferguson

“To be in a country where you don’t speak fluently and you struggle to express yourself [. . . ], it made me so sympathetic, empathetic for people who are in countries where they’re not a native speaker but they’re trying, because I never really knew how difficult it is to represent yourself in a […]

12.5 Places To Consider Studying Abroad

Ok, so here’s what I did: Every study abroad company compiles annual lists of the most popular study abroad destinations based on data from students that studied abroad with them. I looked at all the lists and simply combined them into one, super list, which you can find below. The beauty of it is that […]

Interview With 2018 IES Film Competition Winner, Philip Baites

“We’re all on a journey and it’s not the places or sights you see that have a lasting impact on us, it’s the people” — Philip Baites Philip Baites of UT Knoxville was the 2018 IES Abroad Study Abroad Film Festival winner. Not only was Philip the winner of the competition, he was also the first student […]

Navigating Paris With Abby Haley

“I enjoyed myself so much more than I ever could have hoped that I did and in ways that I could have never expected”  — Abby Haley  The more interviews I do on the show, the more enamored I am with the country of France. When studying abroad in Europe almost everyone takes advantage of the […]

Why Liam Krodel Chose to Study Abroad in New Zealand

“My goal was to get as far away as possible and that’s essentially why I picked New Zealand” — Liam Krodel 🦘 One of the biggest questions students who are thinking about studying abroad have is “where should I go?” Most people go their whole life without getting to visit everywhere places on their bucket list, […]