“Au pairs have their way to create communities,” Flum said. “But there is not something like that for families. That’s something that could be improved in this experience.”
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Dreaming is sometimes very amazing. When one of my dreams comes true, I think it is the result of destiny
“But this pandemic has taught me many things,” Diego said. “I learned to trust in God and in His plans for us!”
Eye contact, a sincere smile, and a warm hug were the three ingredients I needed to start a friendship when I was a child. Over time, that list of elements began to grow, but I never thought I would add 6-ft-distance, a mask, and a video call.
Don’t be afraid of picking a place you’ve never been before, instead be eager to explore new areas where you can collect the best memories and be inspired by them at the same time! So far I feel ready to take on this new adventure, and I cannot wait...
I am excited to be in this new reality and enjoy as much as I can at this stage of my life. It will definitely require more focus, work, determination and study, but I am hoping to absorb as much information as possible so I can be prepared to be the...
When it comes to deciding your future education, Kallie recommends having patience and taking your time; there is no time limit to getting your degree. She had the mindset of getting a degree and enrolling in university classes right away after gradu...
This is my first time being really far away from home to an almost different world. I found myself in the Midwest USA state, Iowa. Yes, one of the coldest states in the U.S.
Genesee Community College, also known as GCC, is a part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. SUNY is a large comprehensive system of public colleges and universities in New York State, made up of 64 campuses.
A new minimum-wage law was changed to increase their wages, but according to many working au pairs, it’s caused more harm than good.
When I decided I wanted to study abroad, the first thing I did was to look for Brazilian students who were pursuing a degree abroad and for staff members who could help me figure out the application process.
Overall, I would say that if something does not turn out in your favor, you can still make the most out of it; it is all about seeing things from a positive perspective… and remember that the most amazing experiences aren’t planned.
“How do I find housing in Santa Barbara? And where in Santa Barbara should I live?” Those are two of the main questions students have when they get into Santa Barbara City College (SBCC).
Camila has lived for long periods in three different countries so far and speaks four languages. She knows about cultural shocks and how to adapt to a new culture.
Almost three years ago, I decided to come to the United States as an au pair. At that time, I was working as an elementary school teacher in Mexico, and honestly, the process of deciding to quit my job to come to the United States was hard. I believe...
Have you ever wondered what if the world's largest clothing retail companies stopped their production? Well, to me it wouldn't make much difference because the world does not need more clothes; there is already a lot of it.
As humans we are bound to make or have relationships with others. We naturally live in, by, and with these bonds, in various settlements of our lives. We let people in and out of our lives voluntarily and somewhat not, all depending on circumstances...
These are certainly difficult times that are requiring much adaptation and resilience. The pandemic arrived almost a year ago and put everybody into a state of chaos. Telling a little more about my personal experience with it, I flew back to Brazil i...
“When I came here, I was so excited. However, I found many differences from my country,” she commented. For example, Jeimmy missed having lunch with her family every Sunday, as she used to have in Colombia.
Stress is something that we all face at one point or another in our lives, and we are all forced to deal with it. The stresses of being a college student have definitely proven to be the worst for me; and as much as I hate to keep bringing up the pan...
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