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How to Write an Outstanding Study Abroad Application Essay

The study abroad application essay is an important part of the college application process.It is a great opportunity to provide valuable information about yourself and your career interests. The content is significant because it gives insight on why you should be selected for a program or school.It provides why you want to participate in the program and why you are the best candidate.Completing the assignment is easy when planning ahead. Here are the basics to help you get started.

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Study Less, Comprehend More: One Terrible Mistake You Make When Learning Languages

There are four main skills that a language learner is trying to master: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. For most people, speaking is the main focus. They try to connect with native speakers, so they could practice what they've learned. They read because they want to learn more words, so they could speak. They write because they want to get more confident in grammar and word use, so they could speak better. As for the listening and comprehension part, that's when things get messy.

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Get Paid to Travel - Become a Travel Writer

Do you love to write? Have you always wanted to see the world? Why not combine those two passions and become a travel writer? This job is incredibly rewarding and is a career that you can make a good living at )as long as you work hard enough) and enjoy your time seeing other cities and countries.

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The Nine Tastes Of Britain You’ll Miss Most While You’re Away

When we go on our travels the whole idea is to broaden our horizons, to open ourselves up to new experiences and to live in different cultures. But, however much we do find ourselves doing this, there's always going to be that hankering for the things we enjoy at home – and perhaps nothing does this quite as much as food. That's because it's more than just what we eat to live, it's also loaded with memories and significance for us.

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How to Study Free in EU? A Dream or Reality?

Getting a quality education is costly, and the fees just seem to keep rising. And besides that, you also need to pay for housing and food. While scholarships might help a little bit, you will likely need to get a job while attending a university which can be tricky. So in the end, so many gifted young people simply give up on pursuing their dreams because they are not wealthy enough to pay for both tuition and housing.

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How to Enrich Homeschooling with Micro-volunteering

What is micro-volunteering and why you need to care?

Micro-volunteering is an opportunity to help others by dedicating small portions of time (normally 30 minutes a day). It does not oblige you to anything, more than that, it costs you nothing. More often than not, micro-volunteering is done from home on the web or from the gadget.

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The Best Cities to Travel to For a Student in China

It can be a pleasant experience traveling in China as a student. The country is diverse in its culture, people, and landscapes. And although historical sites in China such as the Great Wall, Emie Shan, Yangshuo are incredibly popular sites for travelers, Chinese cities are where the real magic happens.

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10 Essential Tips on How to Write a Convincing Scholarship Motivational Letter

If you are applying for a scholarship, you should know that your motivational letter is a crucial element. The letter should state why you need financial aid, how it will help you, and what impact is going to have on you. The key to getting the scholarship is being sincere.

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How to Survive Cultural Shock When Going Abroad

Out of the many challenges students face when they study abroad, cultural shock can definitely be one of these. If you are about to move abroad for studying, you may experience the so-called "cultural shock", an initial sense of disorientation due to the impact on the new cultural and social environment in which you moved. But don't worry, below you will find some tricks to overcome it!

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10 Things Expats Need to Know About the Weather and Wildlife in the US

Expats moving to the US from countries with mild climates might not be prepared for some of the severe weather conditions found in the States. They are also often unaccustomed to the local wildlife they may encounter in their new home.

So, who do you call or what do you do if you stumble across a bear in one of America's many national parks, or hear an earthquake warning? To reveal the answer, below are 10 things you need to know about the weather and wildlife in the US.

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