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Jess Dante

Jess is the Editor-in-Chief of The Abroad Guide. After studying abroad in Belgium during her junior year of college, she caught the travel bug. Her experiences include volunteering in Nicaragua, backpacking through Europe, and a year-long adventure in Italy, and she's now settled in London.

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How to Avoid Gaining the “Study Abroad 15”

Follow us on Pinterest You’ve heard of the freshman 15, but how about the “study abroad 15”? With the new environment that you’ll be living in...

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How to Get Your Master’s Degree in Sweden (for Cheap)

Follow us on Pinterest I’ve written this really-long-but-very-thorough guide to getting your Master’s Degree in Sweden in collaboration with Study in Sweden —...

How to Survive a Long Distance Relationship While Studying Abroad

How to Survive a Long Distance Relationship While Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest Studying abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you CAN’T pass up, but it can be tempting to when you’re in a relationship...

8 Smart Pieces of Tech to Get Before Going Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest While I’m a big believer in not spending your entire semester or trip behind your iPhone screen or camera lens, there are some pieces of tech...

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10 Things to Do Before Moving to Europe

Follow us on Pinterest Whether studying abroad for a few weeks or planning to move to Europe long term, there’s some preparation that needs to be done before doing so...

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How to Save Money on Food While Traveling

Follow us on Pinterest Budget travelers are always looking for ways to cut their costs while traveling. You want to have the best experience that you can, but need to...

How to Keep in Touch with Family While Studying Abroad

How to Keep in Touch With Family and Friends While Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest Even if you’re having a great time, you’ll of course want to speak with your family and friends back home while you’re studying...

These apps will help make your study abroad semester easier and your travel plans go smoothly. These apps will help you split costs with your study abroad friends, book cheap travel, get around your city, and do well in classes.

13 Must-Have Smartphone Apps for Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest You already use your smartphone constantly in your day-to-day life back in the US, and just because you’re studying abroad doesn’t...

8 Things to Do at the End of Your Study Abroad Semester - before your study abroad experience is over, do these 8 things to finish your semester off smoothly.

8 Things to Do Before the End of Your Study Abroad Semester

Follow us on Pinterest So, the moment you’ve been dreading has finally arrived. You’re about to wrap up  your finals and your flight back to the good ole...

10 Must- Do Things for Your Summer Study Abroad

10 Must-Do’s for Your Summer Study Abroad Semester

Follow us on Pinterest The summer just may be the best time of year to study abroad– the weather is great, you get to wear your brightest summer threads, and...