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Category Archives: Going Global and Study Abroad

Rail Careers are Worth Exploring

Did you know that median wages for rail careers last year was $57,160? I would guess that most people don’t know that. In fact, I have found that most people don’t know much about careers in transportation at all. As a former Air Traffic Controller myself, … Read More…

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Is a Gap Year Experience in your Future?

If you graduated recently from a HBCU and have not landed your ideal job, think about doing something meaningful and exploring “gap year” activities. According to Wikipedia, the term, “gap year” refers to a “prolonged period (often, but not always, a year) between … Read More…

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HBCU International Students Networking Tips

There are many international students enrolled at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Students come from all over the world to attend colleges in the US and many actually choose HBCU’s for competitive academic programs.  Latest data on HBCU International students: HBCU’s with certification … Read More…

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Ignorance Is Not Bliss: The Real Reason You Must Study Abroad

Why should I study abroad? When I moved to a rural village in Japan, I was not expecting for my patience, mental stamina, and faith to be tested! I am often asked, “why should I study abroad?” and “why should I learn another … Read More…

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African American Students Should Study Abroad

We dedicate an entire page on our website to cover study abroad.  We have numerous articles covering topics from how to prepare for the trip, what you will learn on the trip and how to possibly fund a study abroad trip. The following … Read More…

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How to Finance Study Abroad

More colleges are coordinating study abroad programs to increase students’ awareness of other cultures and broaden their exposure. Some college students might be thinking that it is impossible to finance a study abroad experience. If college students commit to doing the research and … Read More…

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