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When is the best time to go abroad?

Congratulations on your decision to go abroad! Regardless of the duration of the program you participate on, immersing yourself in another culture, learning a foreign language and spending time outside your comfort zone will prove to be a worthwhile experience that is sure to be the centerpiece of your resume for years to come. When […]

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

  The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizens pursuing undergraduate degrees with limited financial means to facilitate their participation in international study abroad, language and internship programs.  The purpose of this initiative is to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. All eligible […]

Can I request a 1098-T form for my study abroad program?

Can I request a 1098-T form for my study abroad program? – 1098-T Form (Definition) The 1098-T form reports information on what you were billed in tuition expenses at a U.S. college or university. All U.S. colleges and universities are required by the Internal Revenue Service to provide you with this information. GlobalEd is a […]

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 participating on the program. It’s important to note that the Spanish courses, during […]

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 postpone credit approval until after an internship has been performed. The credit approval process […]

TEFL vs CELTA: What’s the difference?

If you’re interested in gaining some English language teaching experience, it’s a good idea to participate in a program that awards you a teaching certificate. A certificate basically gives you the credentials or qualifications to be able to teach. Many schools or businesses will look for such qualifications as a way of filtering down the candidates […]

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 perfect example of this. Going abroad let’s you travel around the world, take courses […]

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