Surprises in Shanghai

Written by Natalie Chen (Washington University in St. Louis), Student Correspondent for CET Shanghai, Spring 2024 As my semester draws to a close, I thought I would share a couple of things that have surprised me about my time in Shanghai. Although there are valuable, more “serious” surprises I could discuss—like realizations about cultural differences and emotional epiphanies—that … Read more

A Week-long trip to Colombia’s Caribbean Coast

Written by Karen Garcia-Ramos, (Pomona College), Student Correspondent for CET Colombia, Spring 2024 With the semester coming to a close, it was time for us to embark on our long-awaited Traveling Seminar. This week-long trip to Colombia’s Caribbean coast comes included in the program as an extension of our core class, Race and Identity: Debates in the … Read more

Duolingo Test Enhances Language Assessment with New Subscores!

Highlights of the News Story: The Duolingo English Test (DET) announces the inclusion of additional subscores for a more comprehensive language assessment. The new subscores will provide detailed insights into different language skills, enhancing the test’s effectiveness. This move aims to offer universities and institutions a deeper understanding of applicants’ language proficiency. The Duolingo English … Read more


The two biggest things I worried about coming abroad were schooling and making friends. I’ll ease your mind because, let me tell you, it has been smooth sailing. Maybe it’s DIS, maybe it’s because we’re all in the same major, maybe it’s the fact that everyone is alone abroad, but every single person in your … Read more

Discovering Scandinavia: A summer of growth and adventure

Hello everyone! I am Sarah Reberio, a junior at Northeastern University majoring in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE). This summer, I have the incredible opportunity to immerse myself in Sweden’s vibrant culture and breathtaking landscapes through the DIS Stockholm program. As I embark on this solo journey, I am excited to share my experiences, insights, … Read more

Armed Forces Group Discussion Topics

Armed Forces Group Discussion Topics Applying for an officer role in the UK armed forces requires a deep understanding of current affairs and the ability to discuss them intelligently. Group discussions are a common part of the selection process, where candidates must demonstrate their awareness and analytical skills. Here are some key topics and discussion … Read more

New Job? Time To Tell The World On LinkedIn! — Insider Career Strategies Resume Writing & Career Coaching

You got the job! Congratulations! Once you’ve told your parents, friends, and significant other it’s time to brag a little where it really counts – LinkedIn. Starting a new job is a major milestone and transition. You want your professional network to know how amazing you are, so LinkedIn is the perfect place to post … Read more

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