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Isabelle

Copywriter, commuter and coffee drinker. I'm not particularly obsessed with the letter C but it just so happens that I also like cake, chocolate, and cats. I'm Swiss but spent most of the 21st century in North America. Find me on Twitter with @isabellesagt

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Questions every first-time study abroad student has
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Getting ready to study abroad for the first time is exciting, but you might have a question or three...

6 steps to CV heaven (and to the top of the pile)
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Your resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is your wingman in the job market. It helps you get a foot in t...

9 books that will inspire you to travel the world
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“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” – Jhumpa LahiriReading...

Want to work abroad? Here are 12 things you need to do
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Working abroad is not only a great experience, but it can also launch your international career and ...

How to write the perfect cover letter: A blueprint
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The jury is still out on which part of a job application process, all the way from networking to wri...

How to memorize new vocabulary faster: 9 tips
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No matter how good your grammar is, if you don’t know any words that you can use it with, you (liter...

How to make a long-distance relationship work: 11 tips
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Falling in love (in this case with a person, not a place) can be one of the many awesome side effect...

How do I prepare for a study abroad trip? 12 tips
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Studying abroad is an unforgettable adventure. Period. But before you can become proficient in the l...

How to feel at home abroad: 10 tips
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To get the most out of studying, interning, or working abroad, you not only have to learn the langua...

What language should I learn? Here’s how to decide.
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Knowing a second, third or even fifth language is awesome, but how do you pick which one to learn (n...

9 New Year’s Traditions From Around the World
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Feel like mixing up your New Year’s routines a little and making sure you do everything possible to ...

The ultimate gift guide for travelers
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No matter if you need gifts for the holiday season, a birthday, or just because – our blogging trave...