Imagine getting to live in Tokyo, Japan for two weeks as a fourteen year old student after taking a fourteen hour plane ride to get there. This was what I was blessed enough to do through my high school, and if you are able, a study tour is a worthwhile investment.
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During the years of high school, there is a lot of pressure to excel, that grows exponentially senior year. The pressure to do well is immense, all for the purpose of having stellar grades to apply to any college to have the career you want. But what if you don't know for sure what degree or career you want? Teachers, parents, guidance counselors, and more don't allow for much time to figure out the future when they have you planning for it. When planning one's future, it is advisable to take a gap year where a high school graduate takes a year long break from academics to explore, learn themselves, and travel. Taking a gap year can be highly beneficial to future academics in the long run, and is a great time to travel to see what the world has to offer before getting back to their studies.
There are multiple reasons that hinder people from finding the time to travel. For example, school is very time consuming, and it is important to keep your grades up to ensure you graduate on time. Not to mention the workload can be quite strenuous, and there is a need for many hours of studying to pass exams. However, there is still the chance to travel as long as you consider schooling that will allow you the time to explore the world. For instance, you have the ability to obtain a paralegal certificate online, or any other certification that may interest you. Just make sure you follow a few simple guidelines to ensure you keep your grades up and pass your classes with ease.
At some point in time, you may have thought about, or considered what it would be like to meet new people from all over the world. It's a pretty specific thought, sure, yet it's still a dream for many people.
There are so many amazing things to do in Rio de Janeiro! It is a very fun city with a lot of food, drinks, and breathtaking sights. Here are ten things you must do when you visit this amazing city.
Staying with a host family? First of all I have stayed with a host family, OK, it wasn't me, it was me and a not so very close friend, but I have stayed with a host family, and honestly it was the best experience. The trip wouldn't have been the same otherwise.
Published 5 months ago
Find a New Zealand study abroad program to explore New Zealand's true experiences. Regardless of the desire to study in New Zealand, this is the perfect time. Go to New Zealand for high school and college.
When I was a freshman in high school, I knew I wanted to take German. I signed up for the class and it has altered the course of my life.
Here’s the backstory. I’m a first generation college student who decided to major in graphic design and minor in Japanese.
There is no better way to learn about the world, expand your horizons and make the most of your student years than by participating in an exchange program. Truthfully, any destination will give you experiences of a lifetime. However, if you are really aiming high, you might want to consider one of the countries of the vast continent of Asia as your target destination. Not only will it be a unique experience that will keep you in awe throughout your stay, but the high-level education they provide will give you a different kind of competence. So, here are some of the top choices for a semester abroad in an exotic place.
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