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Affordable College in Estonia

Episode 6: Affordable College in Estonia Show Notes Description In this episode, Jenn interviews Crystal LaGrone about her experience attending the Master’s program in e-Governance Technologies at Tallinn University of Technology in Tallinn, Estonia. Crystal’s tuition and living expenses were quite reasonable, especially since this program was exactly what she wanted to study. https://beyondthestates.podbean.com/mf/web/kdrwac/Affordable_College_in_Estonia.mp3 Resources

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Podcast: Studying with ADHD in Europe

Title Studying with ADHD in Europe Episode Summary In today’s episode, Jenn welcomes Liza, one of the original BTS members, who some of you might know from TikTok. She will talk about her experience studying in Europe, as a student with ADHD. Furthermore, Liza will share her insights in how to utilize her strengths related

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Travel Experiences as a Student in Europe

This week’s post is written by one of our student ambassadors. Sam (yes, that Sam…) is from North Carolina is a student at Erasmus University Rotterdam.   Travel opportunities played a significant role in my decision to go to college in Europe. My family made international travel a priority ever since I was about six

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Reason for Hope in a Time of Change

Last week was a rough one for a number of us. Many people have concerns about what the next four years will hold.  There have been increased reports of violence and acts of bigotry across the country. In our own progressive enclave in North Carolina (not an oxymoron), a Latina woman who was walking her

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Podcast: Studying and Playing Baseball in the Netherlands

Title Studying and Playing Baseball in the Netherlands Episode Summary In this week’s episode, Jenn discusses with Adam, a US student currently studying in Rotterdam. Our guest talks about a number of his experiences beyond the States, including the fact that he plays competitive baseball in the Netherlands. Learn more about Adam’s background, how it

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Studying in Europe: Still a Great Idea

When we post this blog, we don’t expect to know the winner of the US presidential election. It’s a time of uncertainty around so many issues in the world. Regardless of who is in the Oval Office in January, though, studying in Europe is still an idea worth exploring. We truly hope to see changes

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“How Can I Transfer to a University in Europe?”

I’ve been getting a lot of emails from college students in the US these days. Whether it’s due to the political climate in the US, frustration with how their universities (or fellow students) handled the pandemic, or seeing ROI issues around US higher education first hand, these students are seeking alternatives. Some have a year

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Is Getting Master’s Degree Overseas Right for You?

Did you pass up study abroad opportunities during undergrad or did you study abroad and are eager to go overseas again? If this is you, I have great news: getting a graduate degree overseas is a great way to improve your career prospects while seeing the world. More and more, US graduates are supplementing their

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Is Getting a Masters Degree in Europe Right for You?

Did you pass up study abroad opportunities during undergrad or did you study abroad and are eager to go overseas again? If this is you, I have great news: getting a masters degree in Europe is a great way to improve your career prospects while seeing the world. More and more, US graduates are supplementing

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Internships: One More Advantage of College in Europe

As many of you know, Beyond the States was formed in response to my concerns about the state of higher education in the US.  Of course, ever rising tuition and the high stress admissions process were my two greatest worries, but I was also troubled by the post-graduation prospects for many grads these days. For recent

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