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The Rundown: Places for Finding Jobs in China

Coming to China is a big step. If you haven't already moved here, then it's like jumping into the deep end of a swimming pool with only a couple of lessons; you either sink or swim. However, just because it's a little deep and a challenge, doesn't mean that you can't put on a couple of armbands to keep your head above water. That's what job search platforms on the internet should be, or at least that's what we think they should be. Your personal, intercultural, flotation device.

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Derrick Dunn
Decent article about the difference between the different sites. I actually used a few of these when I was looking for a job in Ch... Read More
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10 Healthy Tips for College Students Traveling Abroad

Neglecting healthy travel tips can quickly spoil your health and fitness regime. Remember that, as a student, your health is a huge priority. You should avoid falling into the habit of eating meals rich in high calories with little exercise routines. Keep in mind that traveling does not necessarily mean taking a vacation. You may be going to visit family during the weekend and get back to school at the start of the week. Therefore, taking care of yourself is quite important.

Below are some ten ways to keep you in good health as you travel abroad:

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How to Prepare for a New Academic Year Abroad

Did you decide to study abroad? That's a huge challenge! It makes you excited, but scared at the same time. You can't just keep relaxing until the day of your flight comes. You have some things to prepare, but you mainly need to prepare yourself.

We'll give you tips on how to prepare for a new year of your education abroad.

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Top 10 Safety Tips for Traveling Abroad

It's important to stay safe with travel safety tips no matter where you are heading around the world. Not only is exploring a new area intimidating, but it can also mean that you're not used to your surroundings. Whether you're on a trip to work as a volunteer or you are a student or even if you are just taking an extended vacation, being smart about where you go and who you trust while traveling, you can have an all-around good time.

When you choose to travel international to a new or unfamiliar country, oftentimes there will be international travel tips for safety posted everywhere you turn. Keep these tips in mind when it comes time to take off and head to your new home or vacation spot. 

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10 International Scholarships For Middle Eastern Students to Study Abroad

Attending university will always be expensive, and that goes doubly so if you're looking to study in the UK. However, help is at hand. There's a lot of scholarships you can apply for, and with a little bit of effort you can help boost your bank account before you go. These ten scholarships are all provided commercially, rather than through universi...
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7 Benefits of Volunteering While Studying Abroad

You accept a huge challenge when you decide to study abroad. The environment is completely new to you. You have to meet new people, make friends, and start getting around the city like a natural. Let's not forget the studying. You're part of an entirely different educational system. The program is not necessarily harder than the one you faced back home, but the differences are confusing.

Why would you choose to volunteer on top of all this? Wouldn't the additional workload be too much? On the contrary. A volunteering opportunity will broaden your perspectives. It will make you a more aware individual. You'll get tons of benefits if you decide to volunteer while studying abroad. We'll list 7 of them. 

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20 Easy Ways to Earn Money from Your Creativity while Abroad

Traveling to another country is an exciting and rewarding experience. If you are an international student or a volunteer, you have a great opportunity to explore a different culture, learn new things, and meet interesting people.

The most important thing that worries most young people who go abroad to study or volunteer is finances. Unfortunately, the pleasure of being abroad is an expensive one, and one has to pay for food, drinks, accommodation, leisure, and numerous other expenses.

In this article, we are going to look at 20 ways to earn money for international students, volunteers and other people who need an extra income in a foreign country.

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Can You Teach an Old Traveling Dog New Tricks?

When you're young, free and foot-loose it's a very appealing - and simple - matter to head off (maybe on a planned gap year break) or simply to head off wherever and follow your travelling instincts.I know - when I was in my early 20s my brother and I drove my old Morris Minor estate "wagon" from south London to Greece to hang out, see places and eventually I was to return with my then girlfriend and her belongings. She'd been living with an aunt near Athens...... but that's another story.

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The Best Countries to Study Masonry Abroad

Although studying masonry abroad may be something to consider, be sure to speak to a professional masonry contractor here in the U.S. if you need masonry work handled before you are finished with your studies. You may even be able to find a quality masonry contractor who could use your skill to work as an assistant for the company learning the trade during your studies. Licensed masonry contractors are in great demand worldwide, so be sure to take your time to carefully select where you will best learn the trade so you can ensure a secure future in your chosen field of expertise.

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12 Practical Language Learning Tips for Travelers

Learning a foreign language is both satisfying and useful, but most of us don't have the will to put in the necessary time and effort. Even when you know you are going to be travelling to a country whose language you don't understand, the idea of memorizing a few words or phrases enters your mind just days before the actual trip. Needless to say, you go there unprepared, which is a shame, because even a basic knowledge of the language can make your stay a more pleasant. Plus, you will feel more at ease, knowing that you can establish a conversation with the locals.

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