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Studying abroad can transform your academic future – here’s how
4 min read 4 min

New places, new foods, new faces – studying abroad appeals to our curiosity and sense of adventure. ...

A definitive guide to exploring San Diego
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San Diego seems to have it all. Whilst it’s known as ‘America’s finest city’ for its long stretches ...

The only playlist you’ll need this summer
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What is summer without an anthem? Nothing, we say. That’s why we’ve always had an anthem at EF and t...

Top summer pics you have to take this summer
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It’s finally summer and we wish it could last forever. Unfortunately, next thing you know it’s over ...

Having friends around the world will make you an all-round more awesome person – here’s why
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Why be friends with someone who lives thousands of miles away? Why not just nip around the corner to...

More questions every first-time study abroad student has
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Hooray, you arrived at your destination! We hope that everything went smoothly and your new home awa...

The #trashtag challenge around the world – and how we contributed
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The #trashtag challenge started as a simple call to action. It asked people all over the world to mo...

It’s time to start preparing for your trip – here’s how
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Moving abroad is hugely exciting and filled with endless opportunities for learning, adventure, and ...

University drop-out? Use this opportunity to figure out your future
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For whatever reason, you’ve found yourself leaving university sooner than you’d expected. It might s...

How to pack for a year abroad (and why you should start getting ready now)
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When it comes to packing for an extended period of time away, there is no such thing as ‘too soon’. ...

5 ways to make the best of your host family experience
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Living abroad is one of the most enriching experiences a person can have. One of the best ways to ha...

How to make friends abroad: 6 tips
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After the excitement of choosing a city, organizing visas and flights, checking items off your packi...