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Teaching English Abroad: Everything You Need to Know About TEFL

There’s a huge global demand for native english speakers who can teach. Chances are, you’ve either taught abroad or know someone who has. So, why do so many people take off around the world to teach English? And, how do you get started teaching English abroad? There’s no definitive answer out there,…

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Want to Be a Teacher? Why You Might Want to Do a Dual-Degree Teaching Program

With six siblings at her beck and call, Lauren Petersen was a five-year-old teacher extraordinaire! She sat them all down, gave them assignments, and waited for them to turn in their homework. “It was fun for everyone for the first couple of assignments but then they were like… uh, we’re…

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How to Brave the Bureaucracy And Land a Teaching Job in Spain

Cobblestone streets imbued with centuries of history. Quiet afternoons where the streets are empty as everyone returns home for siesta. Enticing aromas beckoning from corner cafés. Yep, there’s plenty to love about Spain. But what is it like to actually live there? And how do you get a job there…

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Getting a Job Abroad After College: Cody Meuser Shows Us the Ropes

Cody Meuser graduated from the University of Redlands in 2012 with a B.S. in Environmental Business. While in school, Cody spent a semester in Salzburg, Austria and traveled to many other places during this time abroad. I guess he liked what he saw because after graduating he was determined to…

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Want to Work Abroad and Make a Difference in the World?

Sometimes your college major can lead you directly to your career, and sometimes it sends you on a meandering path that crosses continents and oceans. Just ask Patrick Hazelton, Academic Specialist at the University of California San Francisco’s Center for AIDS Prevention Studies. Majoring in history led him to develop…

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How to Win Fame And (A Modest) Fortune Teaching English in Japan

Standing noodle bars in train stations. Crowded urban centers with flashing neon lights and nightlife that lasts well until the next morning. High-tech vending machines that sell everything you can think of—and more. These were a few of the images I had of life in Japan before I moved there.…

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Are You Wrong About Your “Dream Job”?

“Sometimes when you’re looking into the future it can be hard to see where you’re going, but when you look back it kind of all makes sense how you got there.” – Mari Kam It’s everywhere. You see it as you scroll through your Instagram feed. It’s there in the…

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How Should You Spend the Summer After Graduation?

Have you ever been so hungry that you can’t decide on what you should eat? Your stomach is growling and practically eating itself while your brain flashes between a juicy burger, a thick and cheesy piece of pizza, an avocado filled sandwich, and baked mac ‘n cheese. You should be…

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Why I Chose To Do WorldTeach in Chile a Year After Graduating

The dark warehouse is cold at 11pm but there’s no chance you’ll be leaving anytime soon. Your managers have insisted that you all stay until every shipment is sent out. The problem is, they aren’t exactly organized when it comes to inventory and it also becomes your job to find…

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3 Things to Do Before Choosing Your Major

Do you remember the exact moment when you decided what your college major was going to be? Perhaps you had to fill out some form that officially “declared” whatever your major was, or take a test to prove you’d accumulated the appropriate amount of knowledge, or maybe you had to…

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