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Season Cooper

Season Cooper Contributing Writer at National Black Guide

“Half the fun of travel is the aesthetic of lostness.” – Ray Bradbury

A recent University of Delaware graduate, Season is a freelance writer and editor. In her spare time she likes to binge watch documentaries on Netflix.

Articles By Season Cooper

11 Things to Look for When Comparing Study Abroad Programs Published 09 Jul 2018

So you want to study abroad but can’t seem to put your thoughts into action? No problem, we are to set you up with all the tools and aspects worth thinking that will narrow your options from a million to one. Divide and conquer finding your...

Working in Ireland: Dublin vs. Cork Published 21 Jun 2018

Picture this. You’re thinking of packing up and flying off to a new country looking for adventure and a change of scenery. Perhaps you’re thinking of moving to a new place to call home. A place equally familiar, yet full of exciting opportunities to ex...

How to Save Money While You Teach in Japan on a Budget Published 21 Jun 2018

Has it always been your secret desire to live in the country that gave the world Nintendo, Studio Ghibli, sushi, and bullet trains? Is it your fantasy to get lost among the orange torii gates in Kyoto or stare open-mouthed at the Shibuya crossing in To...

11 Inexpensive Volunteer Programs Abroad Published 20 Jun 2018

So if you’re thinking of volunteering abroad, we’ve got to cut to the chase. Yes, it does cost to volunteer overseas; but the good news is that it doesn’t have to break the bank.Our inexpensive volunteer programs list = affordable. Smiles like these = ...

6 Best Countries For Seniors Teaching English Abroad Published 23 May 2018

It’s time to bring new meaning to the term “senior trip.” If you’re retired or are planning to, you might be looking for life’s next big adventure. Maybe you’ve thought wandering the world and getting to know it up close and personal, immersing y...

10 Best Study Abroad Programs in 2018-2019 Published 18 May 2018

There are 365 days in a year, which means there is plenty of time to do something amazing. The opportunity to study abroad is one of them. Traveling abroad is without a doubt one of the best decisions you can make in your life and has more benefits tha...

10 Can't Miss Summer Programs for High School Students Abroad Published 17 May 2018

Alright, pencils down. You survived finals and can’t wait to feel the warm summer sun on your skin! But on your way to embrace summer and all its sunny glory, you realize that your summer vacation plans are either non-existent or full of the basic rout...

8 Tips for Staying Safe While Getting a Degree Abroad Published 10 May 2018

Getting a full-degree abroad can change your life in so many positive ways. You meet new and exciting people, you see sites you’ve only dreamed of, and you experience events you never thought were possible. Despite the awesomeness of the experience liv...

7 Best Ways to Work Abroad Published 07 May 2018

How does “working abroad” work?So, you want to travel and live abroad but your bank account is totally killing your vibe? Consider looking at working abroad. Companies are global and there are opportunities everywhere! Not just teaching. Jobs are diver...

16 Incredible Study Abroad Graduate Programs Published 17 Apr 2018

When it comes to finding graduate programs abroad, the process is kind of a mystery. Unlike your search for undergrad institutions, there’s no CollegeBoard to help you narrow down the pool to find your perfect school. More often than not, you’re stuck ...

12 Gap Year Summer Programs Worth Checking Out Published 12 Apr 2018

Summer is approaching fast, and while it’s easy (and fun) to spend a summer at home with friends or a beach, it’s always refreshing to have a change of scenery. Enter gap year summer programs. They are not a “gap year” in the traditional sense, but are...

8 Ways to Study Abroad Published 09 Apr 2018

How does studying abroad work? Believe it or not, studying abroad isn’t something that just happens, it takes a lot of preparation and background knowledge. While you don’t need to know absolutely everything, navigating all that needs to be done before...

Adult Gap Years: What to Know Before You Go Published 23 Mar 2018

You deserve a career break! Here’s how to take yoursIf it feels like your life has been stuck in second gear lately, maybe it’s time for a career break. Also known as gap years for adults, it’s a great time refocus on what you want in your life and car...

Understanding International Internship Costs & Fees Published 15 Mar 2018

When you’re looking to intern abroad several questions may pop up in your head. Such as, since when do internships cost money? Why pay for an internship when I’m working for free? How much does an internship cost, then? Or, do internships provide housi...

Top 20 Summer Abroad Programs for 2018-2019 Published 06 Mar 2018

Have you always wanted to study abroad but never thought you had the time? Look no further than a summer study abroad program to spend your summer abroad. For college students, the benefits of a summer study abroad program are endless. Program lengths ...