Traveling abroad for the first time is both exciting and a little scary. You can’t know or plan for everything before studying abroad, but you can make your starting point easier. Take a look at these top UCEAP study abroad programs recommended for first-time travelers.
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US citizens currently living or studying abroad can vote in the upcoming general elections. During midterm elections, you can share your opinion on the current administration and vote for representatives in Congress. Awesome right? Here are the steps you need to register and vote from abroad.
Attending college is expensive—especially in California—but studying abroad doesn't have to be an added cost. If you choose a location with a lower cost of living, you can save up to $12,500 in a year abroad. Here are 19 countries where study abroad costs less than a year at UC.
If you're a pre-med or life sciences major who needs physics credit, why not enjoy a culturally immersive experience and earn a year’s worth of credit over a summer abroad? These select study abroad programs can help you meet a few goals in just 8 short weeks.
If you've dreamed of joining the Peace Corps after graduation, study abroad is the perfect way to prepare. UCEAP alumna and former Peace Corps volunteer Rachel Shinto explains how these two experiences work together.
Completing a college internship abroad is a great way to kickstart a future career before graduation. Here are just a few internships you can apply for on study abroad, as recommended by recent UCEAP returnees.
As an undergrad, I spent three semesters and two summers away from California. I hope my story encourages you to study abroad not just once, but many times.
Because you studied abroad in Ghana, you don't just know and recognize African culture. You've lived it. If you feel part Ghanaian now, check these signs.
I am a student with a disability and I rely on a wheelchair to get around. I'm sharing my study abroad experience so you can prepare for your own journey.
How do you convey the value of study abroad in a job interview? Here's what you can say in an interview to show how study abroad makes you the ideal candidate.