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Emily Liedel

Emily Liedel is a translator, journalist and polyglot. She has lived in Switzerland, Russia, Spain and France and speaks German, Russian, Spanish, French and a little Chinese. She writes about language learning and living abroad at The Babel Times and also produces The Babel Times’ cultural magazine for English learners . She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and three chickens.

Should you get your master's degree abroad if you're an American? Here's what to know before applying to a graduate program abroad.

Should You Get a Master’s Degree Abroad?

Most people don’t think about getting a master’s degree abroad when they are considering their options for graduate degrees. That’s unfortunate, because...

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Should You Go Home for the Holidays During Your Year Abroad?

For study abroad-ers participating in a full year abroad, the decision about whether to go home for the holidays has to made pretty soon if it hasn’t been made...

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5 Reasons to Get Involved in Extracurriculars While Abroad

Going abroad can seem like a strange interlude, as you essentially drop everything and put your life back at home on hold. But that doesn’t mean that you have to give...