[ID:7059]Myths & Realities will help you assess whether or not you are seeing your potential life abroad through rose-colored glasses. This small collection of articles is focused on combating some of the most common myths about going abroad. It also provides you with useful self-assessment questions and tips from real expats.
- Not everything is interesting abroad: When you move abroad, you will certainly be engaging with another culture and learning a lot, but work is still work on the other side of the world. Don’t expect it to be a party!
- You don’t necessarily need international connections in order to find work abroad: Tenacity and networking skills can get you just as far as personal connections when you are looking for international work, so stay focused.
- Don’t romanticize your destination before arriving: Be realistic about your work, your finances, your living situation and your free time. Depending on the country you are heading to, you may find it difficult to make ends meet,...