Beyond the States: How to Access the Exceptional and Affordable Degree Programs in Europe podcast explores how attending the English taught bachelor’s and master’s degree programs at European universities offer solutions to the many problems with higher education in the US. Jenn Viemont will provide inside information about the benefits and options in Europe, interviewing European administrators, higher education experts, and American students who are currently studying in Europe.
Financial Aid and College in Europe
Jenn talks with Mark Kantrowitz, a leading expert on financing a student’s college education.
Whats My Major?
One difference between college in the US and Europe is that in Europe incoming students must apply to a specific program, so they must know what they want to study. For students who don’t know what they want to study, this aspect can lead to worry. In this podcast, Jenn announces the availability of our “What’s My Major?” offering that helps students determine their field of study.
College in Europe 101
This week's podcast is our College in Europe 101 webinar as presented in February. Video is available at https://beyondthestates.com/upcoming-webinars/
Why Not to Study in Europe
After reading a blog post from a college counsellor that declared that the US post secondary education system was globally superior, Jenn felt compelled to respond. Here are her answers to the naysayers.
Study Abroad and Erasmus
Jenn talks about the prospect of studying abroad in another country when you’re already studying abroad as an international student. She interviews João Pinto from the Erasmus Student Network. Interesting fact: students who study abroad are 3x more likely to vote!
Fostering Student Independence
Parents are often concerned that students will struggle when faced with the new environment of college. In this episode, Jenn focuses on the importance of building independence in your student. She also talks about how she’s building these skills in her own children.