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During this pandemic, I have been blessed to work from home. Working from home has its pros and cons. On one hand, I don’t have to commute to work, and I can take a nap during the day. On the other hand, I rarely interact with other people, unless it’s through the computer. During these […]

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Most of the careers I talk about on this blog require at least a bachelor’s degree. However, in the international affairs field, more and more employers want to see a master’s degree. Everyone who comes to this site, may not have gone to college or have tons of work-related experience. But that doesn’t mean they […]

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If you’re in high school and have dreams to travel the world, you don’t have to wait until you’re an adult. You can travel and live overseas now. Many of the programs listed below are funded by the U.S. Department of State (visit their site here).  These programs allow you to experience and live in […]

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While considering the option to study abroad, you may have doubts as to whether or not this experience is for you. Below, common myths about study abroad are addressed. I want to arm you with information so you can make an informed decision about whether or not studying abroad is right for you. 1. It’s […]

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I remember thinking it was impossible to work for the federal government. Now that I am on the other side, I want to help others. I created this guide because I want to see you win too. While this is not a comprehensive list, the information below could serve as a starting point to help […]

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Whenever I travel, one of the main things I think about is how I am going to take care of my hair when I am overseas. And because black hair is so versatile, there isn’t one correct answer. The only correct answer is you have to do what’s best for you. I have lived in […]

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1. You Hang Around Too Many English Speakers If the people around you are speaking English all the time, it’s hard to practice another language. Every moment you’re speaking English is a moment you’re not practicing your target language. I’m not saying remove yourself completely from fellow English speakers because balance is a great thing. […]

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Traveling alone doesn’t mean you are lonely or isolated. Whenever I travel solo, I always meet new people. There has never been a time where I’ve gone somewhere on my own and haven’t met anyone new. The key to meeting people overseas is to be open and approachable. I know safety is definitely a concern […]

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What is it?  Science and technology infiltrate every facet of our lives. And while the advancement of science and tech is usually positive, there can be drawbacks. There is a growing need for STEM experts to weigh in on science and technology in international affairs.  Sample Job Titles Within International Science and Technology Project Manager […]

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1. Find A Program That Is All-Inclusive The study abroad program that I chose provided housing. I stayed in a dorm, it had a meal plan, it took me on excursions, and provided an internship. I even had a stipend. My semester abroad was the same amount that I paid for tuition at my undergrad […]

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