Category: Students/New Grads

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Why Study Abroad?

For parents, advisers and students….In my talks on campuses, many students express an interest in “just having fun” while studying abroad, so they’re planning on taking a few classes pass/fail and traveling around. They want to know, is that so wrong? It all depends on what the objective is.

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Now available: A Student Guide to Study Abroad!

My most recent book, A Student Guide to Study Abroad, published by IIE, is now available as a paperback and eBook.

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Helping Syrian Scholars and Students

Although many people on both sides of the political aisle don’t think we should get involved in Syria militarily, this global initiative — designed to preserve the intellectual capital of Syria — should be one that everyone can agree on.

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A Student Guide to Study Abroad to be Released!

Studying abroad should be part of every college student’s education.

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Former Student Launches Website for Students Studying Abroad

Guest blogger Michael Flatt, co-founder of StudentsGoneGlobal.com, shares how he started his own website to enable students to share and learn from each others’ study abroad stories before, during and after the experience.

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Applying to College? Make Sure You Have Options to Study Languages

Choosing a college is tough. You want the fit to be right, but you also want to graduate and get a job. Read on for some alternative thinking on choosing the best campus.

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Global Mindset Survey Launched – Take it Now!

In an effort to collect data on raising global children, my writing partner, Rebecca Weiner, and I have created a short, anonymous survey. Appreciate it if you’d take it!

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Globally Competitive Does Not Mean Globally Competent

As parents, teachers, administrators, politicians and businesses, we must work together to revamp our school districts and curricula so that we graduate globally competitive and competent students who are prepared to work in the global marketplace. We cannot say that we’re preparing our students for the 21st century if we don’t include foreign language study.

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Guest Blogger: Moving to Beijing After Graduation – A Year in Review

Nathan Nault has spent the last year in Beijing; he moved after he graduated. Read about his adventures so far!

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Top Tips for Grads: Financial Advice with a Global Twist

Graduation season is upon us and with it lots of practical advice and tips for these newly minted grads. GO Global! is my number one piece of advice and I’ve incorporated it in my my Top Tips with a global twist for new grads.

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Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Stacie Berdan is an international careers expert and award-winning author. She has worked in more than 50 countries and continues to counsel companies on global issues. She spends a great deal of her time speaking on college campuses where her advice on global careers has been characterized as "engaging, insightful, inspirational and authentic" by professionals, campus counselors and students alike.

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