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The University of Vermont offers a semester study abroad program in Oaxaca.
Oaxaca Study Abroad Program Demystifies the Stereotypes of Mexico

The first time Cynthia Belliveau visited Oaxaca in southern Mexico ten years ago, she was astounded to find a place so severely misunderstood by the United States.... Continue Reading

UVM Peace Corps
How Joining the Peace Corps Can Enrich and Change Your Life

When Sierra Poske shipped off to Azerbaijan for a two-year placement as a Peace Corps volunteer, she didn’t know what to expect.  As a college athlete and... Continue Reading

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How to Take Amazing Pictures While Traveling Abroad

By Emma Swift Over the past decade or so, I have been fortunate to travel widely, and though my technical skills have evolved, my fundamental approach toward... Continue Reading

Alessandra Capossela visits Niagara Falls in Canada.
Why You Don’t Have to Travel Far for a Meaningful Experience

By Alessandra Capossela Want to study abroad but feel unsure about whether you’re ready to pack your bags for Timbuktu?  Speaking from experience, you don’t have to... Continue Reading

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Reverse Culture Shock: Returning to the U.S. after Studying Abroad

By Anna Weber My return to my hometown was an emotional blur: familiar faces and places and foods, questions, answers, hugs, kisses. I forced myself to smile,... Continue Reading