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Study Medicine in Europe: the Fast Track to Health Sciences Careers

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: December 30, 2016

Are you considering a career in health sciences? Have you thought about the option to study medicine in Europe? Europe offers many programs that combine a bachelor’s degree with an advanced degree in areas like medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and pharmacy.  In 5-6 years (depending on the type of program), students can obtain their bachelor's and also an advanced degree like a PharmD, DVM, DDS or MD.  In the programs we're talking about, you'll be able to study medicine in Europe in English. Here’s the crazy thing - the average tuition for these programs is just under $10,500 per year. Let’s go through some…

Is a Degree from Europe “Good” in the US?

Relevance: 90%      Posted on: January 19, 2021

I often get questions about whether a degree from Europe will be “good” in the US.. Degree accreditation and recognition can be confusing, so today I’d like to dive into this a bit. Let’s start with accreditation. Accreditation is basically a stamp of approval by an accrediting agency that deems that university programs have met certain standards set out by whoever the accreditor is. The most important thing is to make sure that the accrediting body is recognized by the country of the university. In most countries, other than the US, accreditation is granted by a governmental body which is…

European Study Abroad: How to Study in More than One Country without Going Broke

Relevance: 84%      Posted on: April 14, 2017

In our previous blog, we talked about the importance of global citizenship and the role international exposure plays in that development.  We discussed the financial challenges the US study abroad programs present as well as the fact that some of these programs even limit integration with non-US students. Less than 10% of US college students study abroad. In contrast, study abroad is an integral part of being a full-time student in Europe.  The EU sees study abroad as aligned with their policy agendas for growth, jobs, equality,  and social inclusion.  Further, the EU has set a goal that all citizens should have…

Viemont Family Plans

Relevance: 61%      Posted on: September 28, 2019

Ellie and I have been in Malaysia for the last four weeks and are finishing up our time in Bali.  It’s actually been a scouting trip since we (along with Tom) will be moving to Malaysia in the spring.  I’m often asked why we are moving and why Malaysia. The short answer is that Tom and I have always dreamed of living abroad. Ellie is 100% on board with this plan, but Sam wanted to finished high school in the US, so  we waited for him to get off to college and then sold our house this past spring and…

BTS In The News

Relevance: 42%      Posted on: August 13, 2016

Sep 2, 2020 Family Move Abroad, a site that helps families move to Spain, published an very well-written article entitled, College in Europe vs America that mentioned Beyond the States. Mar 23, 2017 Wall Street Journal published an article For U.S. Grad Students, Overseas Schools Beckon Feb 7, 2017: Black Enterprise published an article, Will Trump’s Travel Ban Affect Americans Studying Abroad? Jan 19, 2017: US News published an article, Med School in Europe Offers Tradeoffs Jennifer is quoted on programs that link a bachelor's and an advanced medical degree Nov 2, 2016: New York Times published an article, A Guide to Getting…