I’m a big supporter of study abroad, but we must help students prepare for it, experience it, and return better for it. Colleges have a big role to play.
Working abroad is not necessarily what you’re used to, and it’s imperative to keep this point in mind. Learning to live and work in another culture takes time and focus.
When people tell me they want to live and work abroad, I encourage them. Living and working abroad can be a mind-opening experience. Yet it can also be tough — a real challenge if you’re not ready for it. “How do I know if it’s right for me,” many people ask. You can start by […]
Since the NYT article came out, many readers have asked me “What do I do once I get the job? What’s next?” Make the most of it, one step at a time.