About Author

Jessica Scott

Jessica Scott

Nationality

American

Qualification

BA English and Humanities

Bio

Jessica Scott is a University of Louisville graduate with a degree in English and Humanities, specialising in literature, linguistics, and classical and modern languages. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky, where she has been writing since the age of three. Her first novel, Chase and Charlie, was published in May 2015. Her interests include reading, writing, cooking, and studying Italian.

5 Misconceptions About Americans You’ll Face When You Study Abroad

5 Misconceptions About Americans You’ll Face When You Study Abroad

We have all heard of the “ugly American.” Heck, we might even know one (or ten) of them! But, chances are, you yourself do not fit into this category. However, some people in other countries view Americans through a lens of negative stereotypes, and you should know what they are before you go abroad. Here is a list of five of the most common misconceptions about Americans, along with reasons why they are not necessarily true.   1. Americans know

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Studying modern languages in the UK as an American student

Studying modern languages in the UK as an American student

Have you ever felt the desire to go to Italy and be able to converse with la gente with ease? Have you ever wanted to visit France and discuss l’amour with the locals? Or have you just always wanted to study modern language at the university level so that you can speak and understand foreign languages with ease, and with focus on their cultural and linguistic contributions?   No matter what reason you have for doing it, studying modern language

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American students applying to a UK university

American students applying to a UK university

The UK is home to some of the most prestigious educational institutions in the world and is an ever-popular destination for international students. Because of this, UK universities offer a diverse student body and culturally enriching experience. Our breakdown of what is required should help you to further understand the process as an American student applying to the UK higher education system. For most undergraduate courses , you must apply through the

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5 study abroad tips you can’t ignore

5 study abroad tips you can’t ignore

You did it! You’ve received your student visa, you’ve enrolled in your chosen university, you’ve gotten the scholarship you applied for, and now you’re off on your study abroad adventure. You can’t wait to experience the rich and exciting culture of the country you’ve chosen to stay in, and you are counting the minutes until your very first class.   School though, even school you are attending as a study abroad student, is always that: school. As much

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