Recent Grad Shares Tips for Successful Study Abroad

Guest blogger Kelly Loughlin, a recent graduate now living and working in San Francisco, advises students on the ins and outs of the important study abroad experience.

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Afghanistan: Land of War and (Business) Opportunity

This in-depth piece published in BusinessWeek explores the role the U.S. Government is playing in attracting businesses to Afghanistan. Can Afghanistan really be a new business frontier?

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A Tale of Two Expats

An interesting comparison in the Economist about Western expats in China and their Chinese counterparts in the West.

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First Learn Spanish and Then Study Chinese.

Great piece by Nicholas Kristof on the importance of learning Spanish first, as Americans. Not only is our school system set up to learn Spanish, it can be a much easier language to learn, practice and apply in real-life, be it for a career or simply travel to our neighbors in the south who are growing in importance.

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To Bee or Not to Bee: Geography Has the Questions (and the Answers)

The National Geography Bee offers a fun yet competitive way to learn about the world through geography.

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An American Academic’s Perspective on Moving Abroad

Many people ask me about the differences in moving abroad if you’re a corporate type, civil servant or academic. This first-person narrative published in the Chronicle of Higher Education aptly describes many of the common obstacles facing transfers, as well as those specific to academia.

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Collateral Benefits!

By Anna Catalano, guest blogger Much has been written about the professional advantages of working abroad.  In today’s global business environment, it’s clear to see how important it is to understand and “live” the differences that societies around the world maintain and the uniqueness of each country’s business practices.  But a collateral benefit of having a […]

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Hot Finance Jobs in 2011

In a recent WSJ article, eFinancial Careers reported hot job growth in Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai.

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Report from the Field: One Asia Momentum – Full-Speed Ahead

By Diane Gulyas, guest blogger I recently returned from The World Knowledge Forum – a sort of Asian Davos with a heavy Korean flair – held in Seoul every year.  This Forum is no small meeting with 2,000 attendees and 200 international speakers with such high-fliers as former Prime Minister Tony Blair, innovative business leader Richard Branson, CEO […]

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It’s Common Sense: American Kids Need to Learn Foreign Languages

Guest blogger Laura Cubanski, lawyer and mother of three, provides her perspective on the importance of American students learning foreign language.

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