How to make the most of your first study abroad trip

Language learning   |   Student life   |   Travel tips

How to make the most of your first study abroad trip

By on 04/30/2016

Few experiences offer as many learning opportunities as spending time abroad. However, close your eyes, and you’ll find those weeks and months [...]

Barcelona: 8 insider tips to live la vida local

Travel tips

Barcelona: 8 insider tips to live la vida local

By on 04/29/2016

Barcelona is one of Europe’s most strikingly, fabulously, poignantly, and intensely beautiful cities. Sandwiched between the mountains and the sea, [...]

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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10 things only those who lived in Germany understand

By on 04/28/2016

Germany has way more to offer than amazing cars, cozy Biergartens, and picturesque castles: The country in the heart of Europe also boasts a high quality of life, and metropolises like Berlin and [...]

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Coffee around the world: What to order where

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

Coffee around the world: What to order where

By on 04/28/2016

The best days start with a steaming mug of coffee. Or in an exciting new city or country. Thankfully, coffee of all sizes and varieties has taken the [...]

Student life   |   Travel tips

Know thy selfie: How to take the perfect travel selfie

By on 04/16/2016

The Oxford Dictionary defines a selfie as "a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via [...]

Travel tips

Hawaii: The Ultimate Visitors’ Guide

By on 04/15/2016

Aloha and welcome to our guide to the picture-perfect American state of Hawaii. Tucked away some 2500 miles from the mainland, this Pacific wonderland [...]

Language learning

17 language quotes to turbocharge your learning

By on 04/08/2016

You probably guessed it already: We <3 languages like crazy here at EF. And while we write all the time about what makes us go loco for lingo, we [...]

Student life   |   Travel tips

11 best cities for your post-graduation trip

By on 04/07/2016

Congratulations, all that studying and paper-writing is over! With graduation come not only more sleep and less cafeteria food, but also an open door [...]

Language learning

How to raise bilingual children: 5 methods

By on 04/06/2016

The numerous cognitive, academic and social benefits of learning foreign languages have encouraged parents across the world to look for tips on how to [...]

7 tips on how to deal with culture shock

By on 04/04/2016

Exploring a new culture is one of the most rewarding yet challenging aspects of spending time abroad. As exciting as a new destination can be, it can take time to feel at home after leaving the [...]

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