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5 Smart Reasons to Consider a Gap Year Before College

5 Smart Reasons to Consider a Gap Year Before College The announcement that first daughter Malia Obama would take a gap year before starting college at Harvard had many students and families taking a second look at options for delaying entry into college and using the extra time to explore potential interests and careers. As the new school year begins for many students and a gap year begins for some... Read more

New Year's resolutions 2020

New Year's resolutions 2020 Here are some New Year resolutions ideas for you! Stop procrastinating: The biggest barrier that keeps most people from reaching their goals is the desire to relax and do something fun instead of working hard. Once you get used to procrastinating it’s difficult to snap yourself out of it, so you’ll need to put in a lot of work to change this... Read more

10 Benefits of the au pair program

10 Benefits of the au pair program Being an au pair abroad may be one of the most beneficial experiences for young people who look for their place. Au pairs have the opportunity to study in a foreign nation and take in the allure and culture of a new land. Here is a list of the top 10 reasons to try the au pair programme!   1. See the World The biggest reason you should... Read more

Essential job skills to list on your resume

Essential job skills to list on your resume Essential job skills to list on your resume Most jobseekers wish they could unlock the secret formula to winning over employers. What, they wonder, is the magic mix of skills and values that make employers want to hire them on the spot? So, what are these critical employability skills that employers demand of jobseekers? And do you possess... Read more

Advantages of Becoming an Au Pair

Advantages of Becoming an Au Pair Becoming an au pair offers a young woman many advantages. Besides giving her the opportunity to travel to places she’s never seen, it also gives the person traveling abroad a unique perspective.Learning about a language and a culture is an entirely different experience when one lives in the host country with a native-speaking family as opposed to... Read more

What are the Benefits of Going Abroad?

What are the Benefits of Going Abroad? Students who study or intern abroad are able to gain insights into a whole new culture that they never would be able to get if they remained in their own country. Interns working abroad are not only able to gain valuable job skills at their internship but also gain an international perspective of today’s global economy.   Studying & Interning... Read more

Is Au Pair Program Abroad Right for You?

Not sure if becoming an au pair abroad is right for you? Test yourself and good luck!