17 inspiring career quotes you need in your life (now)

Career advice

17 inspiring career quotes you need in your life (now)

By on 12/30/2015

This week, I attended EF’s Careers Beyond Borders in London, where I heard a lot of passionate professionals, from some of the world's coolest [...]

Get lost: How to explore a new city in 9 easy steps

Travel tips

Get lost: How to explore a new city in 9 easy steps

By on 12/28/2015

"Not all those who wander are lost." - J.R.R. Tolkien Even though it’s both exciting and intimidating, you will never get a second chance at [...]

Student Stories

Amanda B.

Amanda B. - I was able to practice a language in a beautiful country

Amanda B.
“EF not only taught me many things about myself, but I was able to practice a language in a beautiful country with many amazing people!”

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Student Stories

Edmundo

Edmundo - The EF Barcelona program was a transformative experience

Edmundo
“The EF Barcelona program was a transformative experience! One that left me with unforgettable memories, tremendously fun friends, and a new perspective on life that has continued to shape my character long after my departure!”

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Student Stories

Ali C.

Ali C. - Traveling… with EF was one of the best decisions

Ali C.
“Traveling overseas with EF was one of the best decisions of my life! Being completely immersed in the French language, I learned about the culture and made new friends from around the world.”

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3 reasons to escape winter (and 5 great places to go)

By on 12/26/2015

It’s cold, windy and wet outside; black winter coats and stuffy red noses as far as the eye can see. Even though hot chocolate, homemade soup and any kind of comfort food never tastes better, winter [...]

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Christmas around the world: fun facts

Culture calling

Christmas around the world: fun facts

By on 12/23/2015

Less than three weeks to go to Christmas and all the fun, jolly and great food that comes with it. Although Christmas is celebrated almost everywhere [...]

Language learning

8 steps to becoming awesomely comfortable at small talk

By on 12/21/2015

At the beginning of almost everything - from friendships, to relationships and careers - there is small talk. Knowing how to start, maintain and [...]

Culture calling

12 awesome Christmas traditions from around the world

By on 12/18/2015

There’s a lot to love about Christmas - food, family, friends, and all kinds of other words that don’t start with the letter F. What makes the holiday [...]

Travel tips

5 BEST POST-SUN EATS IN NICE

By on 12/17/2015

After a day filled with sunbathing and swimming near the sapphire blue water of the Promenade des Anglais, put your feet up and enjoy these local [...]

Language learning   |   Student life   |   Travel tips

Top 5 coolest student cities in the world

By on 12/15/2015

If you are a university student, spending one or two semesters abroad has a whole lot of advantages - you can polish your language skills, get [...]

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

Sushi for beginners (and a few fun facts for the pros)

By on 12/09/2015

Japan's most popular contribution to world cuisine - sushi - is prepared with only a handful of ingredients, but the combination of flavors, textures [...]

To Chopstick or Not? Chinese Customs Made Easy

By on 12/07/2015

Everything is different in China, which is exactly why it’s such an exciting place to visit. In order to lessen the effect of the culture shock, we collected some tips to help you adjust to everyday [...]

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