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Useful Advice and Planning Tips from Winterliner Sarah Rimbey

March 21, 2016 —  Travel Tips, WinterlineGSP

In this image, Winterliners work on planning their Independent Student Projects (ISP). And below, student Sarah Rimbey shares her tips for planning an ISP, a 9-10 day independent activity structured and developed by each Winterline gap student. Check out Sarah's tips below! “During our third (and fi

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"Traveling Teaches Students in a Way Schools Can't"

December 02, 2015 —  Travel Tips

Happy Wednesday! Thought we'd share a piece from The Atlantic that was brought to our attention by one of our field advisors who is traveling with our 2015 cohort.

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What My Gap Year Taught Me

November 04, 2015 —  Gap Year, Travel Tips

"A gap year taught me this: sometimes you have to get lost to know where you want to go."

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7 Tips to Mastering a Foreign Language While Abroad

September 21, 2015 —  Travel Tips

Most students have to learn (or try to learn) a foreign language in high school as part of their yearly curriculum. But as we all know, nothing beats taking your classroom studies on the road. Practicing a foreign language in its native country is the best way to become a linguistics master. Once ab

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6 Must-Have Apps for Savvy Travelers

August 05, 2015 —  Gap Year Planning, Travel Tips

Just a few weeks ago I was visiting New York, and as you can imagine, it was incredibly easy to get lost. Even though the streets are numbered and run parallel to one another, I seemed to walk down a side street and find myself in an unexpected neighborhood.

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7 Tips for Students Starting Their Own Travel Blog

July 01, 2015 —  Gap Year, Travel Tips

My niece has been on a mission service trip abroad with The World Race for five months. Before heading off to travel the world and minister, part of her agreement was to blog about her adventures. More Than a Mission Trip being her blog. If asked, she will admit that she never fancied herself a writ

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5 Free Must-Have Travel Apps for Students

June 24, 2015 —  Travel Tips

  Traveling abroad in a strange country can be daunting. From communicating the native language, to understanding the currency, to connecting with family at home—it can be overwhelming and a bit frustrating to say the least. But don't worry, you can download these five free Apps, available on both i

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