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Study Abroad with Phrase Books for your Kindle

Preparing for a study abroad trip requires extensive planning, especially when you get down to the nitty-gritty packing phase. While packing for an extended stay in a foreign country may get easier the more seasoned traveler you become, deciding what stays home and what travels with you can still be very difficult. Phrase books and… Read more »

Kindle 2 Study Abroad Travel Tips

If you read our original blog post about the

Financing Study Abroad: Planning

Planning a study abroad trip, but unsure of how you will pay for it? Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a wealth of information to help you get started in our newest e-report, “AmeriSpan Tips: Financing Study Abroad.” To download, click here. Planning is extremely important to the success of your goal of financing a study abroad… Read more »

Kindle 2 for Study Abroad

Put away your iPods and iPhones – the Kindle is the Next Big Thing! So you are about to set out on your big study abroad adventure. If you read our e-report, “AmeriSpan’s Ultimate Guide to Packing,” you know that space is limited and keeping your luggage at a comfortable weight is paramount to your… Read more »

Important Items to Pack

A list of small things you might not have thought of to bring when packing for your study abroad trip… 1.      Two clothespins. If you’re rinsing out your underwear and need to hang it to try or if you simply need to hold together some curtains to get an extra hour of sleep, clothespins are… Read more »

Tidbits about Our School in Morelia, Mexico

Located between Mexico City and Guadalajara, Morelia is a fairly compact city, with everything of interest within walking distance of the central plaza. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Morelia is a very beautiful colonial city with a historic downtown area known as the Centro Historico. Downtown encompasses 150 blocks and has hundreds of… Read more »

Medical Spanish Highlights: SALUD Guanajuato and La Ceiba

AmeriSpan offers many different Medical Spanish SALUD programs. Program offerings can vary widely. Some focus more on medical terminology, while others incorporate site visits or even shadowing doctors in a clinic or hospital. All programs are an excellent way to get to know the healthcare system in another country. Two examples of excellent programs are… Read more »

Volunteer Abroad: Economical Language Immersion

So you've decided to take the plunge and immerse yourself in order to learn a new language. Trouble is, you can't afford more then a couple of weeks of classes. No problem! Consider volunteering abroad as an excellent, economical option compared to weeks or months of classroom time. 

Job Interview Tip: Illustrate a Global Understanding

The world has shrunk, becoming a smaller and smaller place, especially when it comes to the job market. Many, if not most, industries are doing more and more business overseas, whether it be manufacturing, competition with foreign companies, or even just being affected by overseas events. A strong global understanding is important to landing many… Read more »

Business & Professional Language Programs For Job Market Edge

Studying abroad is a great way to set yourself apart when looking for a job, and it's not just for college students! There are a wealth of programs available for professionals of all ages to strengthen their language skills in specialized areas tailored to their business or profession.