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  • The Emotional Stages of Moving & Living Abroad

    The Emotional Stages of Moving & Living Abroad

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  • Should I Stay For Longer Than a Year? Considering Your Options When Teaching English Abroad

    Should I Stay For Longer Than a Year? Considering Your Options When Teaching English Abroad

    By Emma Grace Fairchild

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  • A Teacher in Taiwan and Some Life Lessons

    A Teacher in Taiwan and Some Life Lessons

    By Jennifer FernandezI moved to Sanxia, Taiwan, September 2017. I had never taught ESL before and my only previous experience was as a Teacher Assistant. Needless to say, I was nervous...

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  • Espanniversary: How I've Changed Over One Year in Barcelona

    Espanniversary: How I've Changed Over One Year in Barcelona

    By Kayla Anderson Let’s start at the beginning. August 19, 2017: I’m sharing a bed with my mom, phone light furiously glowing at 1am as I read and re-read ITA Alumni stories regarding...

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  • One Indecisive College Grad’s Journey to the Adventure of a Lifetime in Israel

    One Indecisive College Grad’s Journey to the Adventure of a Lifetime in Israel

    By: Taylor Karnilaw I was approaching the end of my college career and was feeling as many other soon to be college graduates, like I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to do. My...

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  • What If Teaching English Isn’t Your Dream Job!? Lessons from a Prague TEFL Teacher

    What If Teaching English Isn’t Your Dream Job!? Lessons from a Prague TEFL Teacher

    By: Caitlin O'Brien In 2017, I left my home and family to try out something completely different. Teaching English in the Czech Republic. Why was that “completely different,” because...

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  • Teaching English Abroad at the Ripe Old Age of 40

    Teaching English Abroad at the Ripe Old Age of 40

    By: Adrienne Glenn In many jobs, age can be a burden. Even though the concept of aging has slightly improved in the good ol’ US of A, and the wisdom of age is much more appreciated...

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  • How I Traded My Corporate Career for a Life Teaching English Abroad

    How I Traded My Corporate Career for a Life Teaching English Abroad

    By: Tamie Arietta   Most of us dream about leaving our jobs and traveling the world... forever. Okay, maybe not forever, but we at least dream of packing our bags and taking a nice...

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  • Top Ten Cities to Teach English Abroad in Latin America

    Top Ten Cities to Teach English Abroad in Latin America

    By Glenn Schneider 1. Bogota, Colombia 2. Mexico City, Mexico 3. Buenos Aires, Argentina 4. Santiago, Chile 5. Montevideo, Uruguay 6. Guadalajara, Mexico 7....

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  • Cover Your Start Up Costs By Teaching English Online

    Cover Your Start Up Costs By Teaching English Online

    By Andrew Hines There are lots of different ways to save up money before going on your adventure abroad. Some pick up extra hours at their job to make extra cash, and some cut...

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  • Tips & Resources for ITA Grads Returning Home from Teaching English Abroad

    Tips & Resources for ITA Grads Returning Home from Teaching English Abroad

    By Ashley Houston You’ve made it through your adventure teaching abroad and are preparing to move back home—congrats! The moment you land back on home country soil, prepare to...

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  • Tips For Getting Accepted into EPIK for Teaching English in South Korea

    Tips For Getting Accepted into EPIK for Teaching English in South Korea

    By Joe Yoon The EPIK (English Program in Korea) Program is a great way to teach English in South Korea’s public schools. It is a competitive program to get into so here are some tips...

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  • How Much Can I Earn and Save as an English Teacher in Taiwan?

    How Much Can I Earn and Save as an English Teacher in Taiwan?

      By Felicia Braverman Taiwan is often an underrated market for teaching English abroad when it comes to salaries. It’s usually overshadowed by the perks that teachers receive...

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  • How Do I Obtain a Visa to Work in China?

    How Do I Obtain a Visa to Work in China?

    By Amanda Saccaro Want to teach English in China, but unsure of the steps to take in order to obtain a visa? Don't fret, we've got you covered! From FBI background checks, to...

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  • 10 Things You Need to Know to Prepare for Your TEFL Class in Krabi, Thailand

    10 Things You Need to Know to Prepare for Your TEFL Class in Krabi, Thailand

    International TEFL Academy is proud to offer a world-class 4-week Krabi TEFL Class located just a short walk from the picturesque Ao Nang Beach, in Krabi, Thailand. Employing a...

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  • 10 Companies Where You Can Teach English Online to Adults

    10 Companies Where You Can Teach English Online to Adults

    What companies will hire you to teach English online to adults? There are several companies where you can teach English online to adults instead of children. Here are 10 that allow...

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  • How to Find Cheap International Flights

    How to Find Cheap International Flights

    How Do You Find Cheap International Flights?

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  • Will ITA Help Me Find a Job Teaching English Online?

    Will ITA Help Me Find a Job Teaching English Online?

    Yes! If teaching English online is something you want to pursue, as part of International TEFL Academy’s Lifetime Job Search Guidance, your dedicated Student Affairs Advisor will help assist you in

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  • 5 Key Tips for Getting Hired to Teach English with VIPKID

    5 Key Tips for Getting Hired to Teach English with VIPKID

    Thinking about teaching English for Chinese online teaching company, VIPKID? Here are 5 things to consider to ensure your best chance of getting hired!

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  • What are the Basic Requirements for Teaching English in Russia?

    What are the Basic Requirements for Teaching English in Russia?

    Requirements for teaching English in Russia: The basic requirements you need to meet to get a professional job teaching English in Russia include having a TEFL certification; an...

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