Learn a Language While Traveling

College students have long dreamed of spending a year studying abroad or taking a year off before or after college to just travel the world.  Some have hesitated due to the language barrier.  They want to be able to talk to the locals when they travel.

eiffel towerNow there are programs that allow students to learn a language while they travel.

These programs are based on a total immersion model, where students will learn a language by being forced to communicate in it at all times.  The difference is that the immersion doesn’t take place in a lab, but out in the real world, as students travel the country or region of that language.

Imagine learning Italian while traveling across Italy with a group of like-minded students. Or conversing in French in Paris, Marseille, Bordeaux, and Cannes. The ability to travel, … Read the rest

Degrees in Psychology: The Famous and Infamous

How many times has it been heard that a friend or relative has decided to undertake some course of learning which others ponder what will be done with the knowledge, or degree upon completion. Along the lines of working on a bachelors degree in ancient languages, or medieval history, or the like. Even more modern focuses in areas like literature or liberal arts leave some scratching their heads with respect to what can be done with such knowledge and experiences.

The pursuit of a college degree in psychology, however, seems to be a worthwhile prerequisite to a large number of people famous in various fields of entertainment, publishing and even the sordid side of the lives of master mind criminals.

The following briefly lists celebrity types and their pursuit of an education in the field of psychology:

  • Hugh Hefner:
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