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Rethinking the Golden Rule

Everyone knows the Golden Rule: “do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Or more colloquially, “treat others the way you want to be treated.” It’s a fundamental moral rule that most people claim to live by. It’s a fundamental feature of man …

How going abroad can boost your employability

Participating in a study abroad program is one of the best and most effective ways to grow, mature and develop skills to improve your employability. Why? Because submerging yourself in a foreign environment, leaving your circle of comfort, and confront …

The Dos and Don’ts of Packing for Study Abroad

Whether or not you’ve traveled before, packing for a study abroad program requires much more attention than most other trips. You’re gone for a longer amount of time, have to consider the destination’s culture, may need clothes for different seasons, a …

3 benefits of living with a host family while abroad

There are a lot of factors that go into choosing a study abroad program. Obviously the destination and the courses matter, but another big factor that’s often overlooked is the housing situation: living independently, or with a host family. Many progra …

8 things to see before you leave Seville

Whether you’re studying abroad or just visiting on vacation, Seville is a must-see city for anyone who enjoys history, art, and culture. However, with so many sites to see, it’s hard to know where to spend your time, especially when it’s limited. While …

Getting Credit for Spanish Class

If you’re planning on taking a Spanish course with GlobalEd, on a summer or custom program, and would like to receive academic credit for Spanish class, you will need to speak with your university to confirm the transferability of credit PRIOR to parti …

Getting credit for your internship

If you are seeking to obtain academic credit for your internship with GlobalEd, you will will need the approval of your academic, study abroad or internship advisor at your home university PRIOR to participating in the program. It is NEVER advisable to …

Guide to receiving academic credit

If you’re like most students, you will want to explore the possibility of receiving academic credit for your experience abroad. University students are all about killing his many birds with one stone as possible. And the study abroad experience is a pe …

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