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Nadia Ibrahim-Taney

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Currency exchange rates: Why it’s a big deal for Study Abroad

Posted by Nadia Ibrahim-Taney on Oct 1, 2017 6:00:00 PM

Using and understanding money abroad can be daunting even for the most travelled student, but with our quick tips here, you’ll learn how to get the biggest bang for your buck abroad!

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Top 5 Travel Sites Every Study Abroad Student Needs to Know

Posted by Nadia Ibrahim-Taney on Sep 1, 2017 6:00:00 PM

In its entirety, the United Kingdom is about 94,000 square miles in size. Compared to Oregon, which is just under 96,000 square miles or Wyoming, just over 93,000 square miles, suffice to say, it’s small. But even with less ground to cover, it pays to be tech and financially savvy as a student, so we have put together our top five recommendations on travel sites to get you from Point A to B, or C and D and E, depending on your budget!

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Top Tips for Preparing to Study Abroad

Posted by Nadia Ibrahim-Taney on Aug 1, 2017 6:00:00 PM

It’s August and with it, the end of Summer. Long gone are the days of pool lounging, nights around a bonfire or if you are like me, thinking as little as possible about the impending new academic year. But alas, it’s here and compared to previous years, this year you are ecstatic… because you’re finally going abroad! It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and momentum of going abroad and miss key to- do’s so we’ve put together a simple list of tips and tricks to help prepare you for a fantastic study abroad.

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Top 10 Packing Tips For Your Summer In The UK

Posted by Nadia Ibrahim-Taney on Apr 1, 2017 4:00:00 PM

You can buy nearly everything you need in the UK, but occasionally it’s nice to have the comforts of home when abroad. To help with your packing, enjoy our top 10 tips for your Summer in the UK.

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Top 10 Reasons To Study Abroad In London

Posted by Nadia Ibrahim-Taney on Apr 1, 2017 4:00:00 PM

With over 100,000 international students studying in England’s capital city annually, London is easily the top study abroad destination. International students from over 200 different nations make London a global, vibrant and diverse city. Here are just a few reasons why you should give London studying a go.

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Top 10 Reasons To Study Abroad In The Summer Term

Posted by Nadia Ibrahim-Taney on Mar 1, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Summer is definitely a happening time in the UK and a perfect term for you to study, explore and travel. With various lengths of programs, you can book time before and after your study to take in all the UK offers in summer. Here are 10 reasons to study abroad in the UK this summer term.

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3 Easy Steps To Studying Abroad This Fall Term

Posted by Nadia Ibrahim-Taney on Feb 1, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Applying for a short term Fall study abroad program is easy, just follow our steps and you’ll have your admission decision back before the 4th of July!

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Top 6 Reasons To Study Abroad In The Fall Term

Posted by Nadia Ibrahim-Taney on Jan 1, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Studying abroad in the Fall term is a great way to start the academic year. Catching the tail-end of warm summer days and the cooler Fall evening sunsets that are beautiful really gives you the best of both worlds. Here are 6 TOP reasons to study abroad during the Fall term.

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Top 5 Ways To Celebrate Christmas In London During Your Study Abroad

Posted by Nadia Ibrahim-Taney on Dec 1, 2016 4:00:00 PM

London’s Christmas and winter-themed destinations are well worth braving the brisk chilly temperatures. There's nothing more festive than London at Christmas time, and we hope our top five ways to get out and explore gets you in the festive spirit!

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How to Celebrate American Thanksgiving During your UK Study Abroad

Posted by Nadia Ibrahim-Taney on Oct 31, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Can’t justify flying home a handful of days for the holiday? No worries, the UK has you covered. The British do recognize Thanksgiving, albeit in various degrees of accurateness and authenticity, but you can typically find a great roast dinner just about anywhere. Enjoy our guide on the best British places and ways to celebrate Thanksgiving during your study abroad in the UK.

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