What are Norwegian Folk High Schools?

folk_high_schoolYou’re graduating from high school and have plans to work or attend college, but aren’t sure what you want to do. Have you considered taking a gap year and have a break from the cycle of study-paper-exam for a while? A Norwegian folkehøgskole or folk high school is a great way to do this and set yourself on a path of personal development and learning for learning’s sake. The goal is to reflect on who you are and what you want to be. Other traits that may be built in the process are confidence, creativity, maturity, cooperation, attitude, and self-knowledge.

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5 Things You Should Know Before You Study Abroad

reentryPreparing for an study abroad adventure? Taking your studies overseas is often a once in a lifetime experience. Before you ship out, there’s probably a ton of last minute things you’ll need to remember. It’s okay: we’re here to help!

Here are some last minute tips to help you have that extra special time of your life:

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Is Graduate School Abroad a Good Idea?

graduate_abroadA graduate program is an opportunity for a student to immerse themselves in a particular subject and prepare them for a specific career. There are hundreds of graduate schools in the United States to choose from, but have you considered studying abroad? Besides a graduate degree, going abroad to continue your education can yield plenty of secondary benefits that you may not have considered yet. Let’s highlight some of the reasons why continuing your education might take you overseas!

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