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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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How to Tea: An introduction to British tea culture
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Even though “A day without tea is a day without joy.” is a Chinese proverb, the British sure have pe...

10 tips for writing a great international job application
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Writing resumes and cover letters are hard. Writing resumes and cover letters in another language is...

How to convince your parents to let you study abroad
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Here’s the good news: Studying abroad is the ultimate investment in your future. And here’s the not-...

Fun facts about the European Day of Languages
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In case you are looking for a reason to throw a little party, look no further and put on your party ...

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...

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...