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Homesickness & culture shock- How to overcome.

Studying abroad? Is the fear of homesickness and culture shock the main hindrance in your decision to study abroad? If yes, the following post shares tips to overcome it and be a winner. Read on… It is very common for students studying abroad to experience nostalgia and culture shock that results in confusion, anxiety, and frustration. While the focus of ...

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Do it in French.

Studying and living in France, knowing French is definitely an advantage whether it be bank work, buying things from the supermarket, university stuff, everything is in French…………the French are proud people and seldom speak in English. So I used to often help my Indian friends who did not speak French. France is liberal as any other European country. There is ...

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MBA in France with the ESSEC-TOTAL scholarship

ESSEC is offering a scholarship for qualified candidates to pursue their studies with the Global MBA. The following criteria will be taken into consideration for awarding the scholarship: –       A degree in mechanical or chemical engineering –       A professional background in the energy or automotive industry –       Fluency in English and at least one Asian language, French is a plus –       Have a background ...

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Business Management courses in France

The French are not only passionate about their food and wine. They are equally motivated by the education they offer in the field of Business management. In the past few weeks with the research JAM has conducted on some of the leading B-Schools in France, we figured out that there was something for every niche field in the huge domain ...

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The Eclectic MBA in France

While a lot of us are contemplating constantly on careers like Finance and Consulting, which are usually fulfilled with a mainstream MBA, France on the other hand offers diverse and niche business administration programs at the post graduation level. France, just like its cuisine, has a lot to offer. Take your pick and fly away!   ESSEC offers specialized MBA ...

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Study Abroad – Going to France

Post graduation in France – on a scholarship: I finished my B.Sc. in Mathematics from the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, at Pondicherry in 2008. Like all citizens in this beautiful part of India, I was fairly conversant with French. I knew the language and had been practicing it for 15 years. When I got a scholarship to do ...

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The challenges and rewards of University life

In my previous article, “Beware of substandard and fraudulent foreign Universities” I spoke about the disastrous start I had to my journey as an international student. So how did I go on from there? I had two options – pack my bags and go home or stay and start afresh. They say that when the going gets tough, the tough ...

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64 defunct colleges and institutes in Australia

The website of the High Commission of Australia in India – www.hcindia-au.org has listed the following colleges that have closed down. Please visit the page on Guidelines for Studying in Australia. We quote: As a result, over 64 colleges and vocational institutions closed down during 2009-2010 affecting over 7000 Indian students, most of them in the States of Victoria and ...

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Beware of sub-standard and fraudulent foreign Universities.

An important article for international students, written by Ryan D’souza an international student in Australia. JAM has been bringing you useful articles and information that students from India can use while choosing education abroad. Here is Ryan’s story; When I received my student visa for Australia on Christmas Eve in 2009, I was so delighted about going overseas that not ...

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