United States Business and Agriculture

United States Agriculture

Business The US economy is one of the best performing in the world. With a gross national income (GNI) of (2017) US $ 58,270 per resident and a gross domestic product (GDP) of (2016) US $ 18,561.9 billion, the USA generates by far the highest GDP of all OECD countries. However, the USA has lost its absolute superiority in world production and world trade compared to western Europe, China and…

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How to Get to Costa Rica

How to Get to Costa Rica

Arrival Costa Rica Comparatively few people reach Costa Rica by sea (on fishing or diving tours or cruises). More visitors come by bus from neighboring countries. However, the majority of travelers reach the country by plane. Airplane: Costa Rica is easily accessible by air from other Central and Latin American countries as well as the USA. The national airline, LACSA (part of the Central American Grupo TACA), flies to numerous…

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Capilano University Student Review (11)

Capilano University Student Review 11

I enjoyed my time at Capilano University (CapU) very much, I made a lot of new friends and I also made great progress academically. Unfortunately, I had a few difficulties at the German university in fully understanding macroeconomics, but at CapU the penny has finally fallen. I learned more in the four months at CapU than in two years at FAU. Positive: The University: At CapU you are extremely well…

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Capilano University Student Review (9)

Capilano University Student Review 9

Registered mail Before I came across MicroEDU, I tried to organize the semester abroad on my own. First you do a little research on the internet until the vast amounts of information force you to seek some help. After a friend recommended MicroEDU to me, I got in touch with them immediately. The information provided was great and the contact was also flawless. I always received a qualified answer to…

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Capilano University Student Review (8)

Capilano University Student Review 8

After the 5 months in Canada and 4 months at Capilano University in Vancouver, I can recommend everyone to do a semester abroad at the Cap! Even if I only give the university 4 stars, the overall package with Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada is just right. Warning: information overload, but everything is worth reading: Application process When it became clear to me that I wanted to go to Canada…

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Capilano University Student Review (7)

Capilano University Student Review 7

I am studying international business administration and have always wanted to go abroad for a semester. Since there aren’t that many partner universities at my university, MicroEDU was recommended to me. I was actually interested in going to America, but in the end Canada convinced me. It was really worth it. Thanks to MicroEDU, the application process went smoothly and very easily, and the support was really very good. I…

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Capilano University Student Review (6)

Capilano University Student Review 6

“An experience of a lifetime that I will remember for years to come..” As you can tell from my first sentence, my semester abroad was really an experience of a lifetime – alone, at the other end of the world. New people, new cultures, a new adventure. My “story” about my semester abroad is a little different from the others – namely, until shortly before the start of the semester…

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Capilano University Student Review (5)

Capilano University Student Review 5

I am doing a dual degree in international management and since my employer gave me the opportunity to do a semester abroad, I of course took advantage of it immediately. Since my home university unfortunately has no partnerships with North American universities, the decision was quickly made to plan my semester abroad as a “free mover”. This was very feasible with the help and support of MicroEDU. Studying at CapU:…

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Capilano University Student Review (4)

Capilano University Student Review 3

One of the best experiences I’ve had so far! It was immediately clear to me where my semester abroad would go. I really wanted to go to Canada! When I thought of Canada, I immediately thought of great landscapes with huge mountains and wide lakes and Vancouver in particular did it to me ! I chose Vancouver because I was particularly attracted by the location, a big city with around…

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Capilano University Student Review (3)

Capilano University Student Review 4

Requirements & preparations: For Capilano University you basically only need the DAAD certificate, which my university fortunately issued to me. After submitting all the necessary certificates, you only need a little patience until the feedback from Capilano University arrives. Itinerary: After receiving the acceptance, I planned my semester abroad. I also looked at many notes and photos from Vancouver. On all social media channels you can see what attractions there…

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Capilano University Student Review (2)

Capilano University Student Review 2

As part of the Freemover program of the University of St.Gallen, I completed my exchange semester at Capilano University in the fall semester 2017. The following sections provide an overview of the most important points of my stay in Vancouver. Organization in advance The organization of the exchange turned out to be very easy. The “MicroEDU” organization helps students organize their exchange at various universities. This service is free of…

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Capilano University Student Review (1)

Capilano University Student Review 1

I’ve always wanted to go to Canada, especially Vancouver. Then I heard from the MicroEDU organization that helps you apply for free. The application process was fine, everything was definitely feasible. So you shouldn’t be afraid to go abroad as a free mover just because it could be more effort. It was well supported by MicroEDU with the application and the contact person usually has responded within a day on…

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Belize Overview

Belize Overview

Belize [English bə li ː z, spanish be lise], state in Central America on the east coast of the peninsula Yucatán with (2018) 383 100 residents; The capital is Belmopan. BELIZE The former British colony of Belize is dominated by sugar production and tourism. The population of about 300,000 residents differs politically, culturally and ethnically from the other countries in Central America. English-speaking Belize has more in common with the…

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Nicaraguan Literature and World Heritage Site

León Viejo Ruins (World Heritage)

Nicaraguan literature According to thefreegeography, Nicaraguan literature, is part of Latin American literature in Spanish. Apart from the popular drama “El Güegüence o Macho Ratón”, which originated in colonial times and is based on Indian roots, the prehistory of Nicaraguan literature is not rich in important documents. At the end of the 19th century the poet R. Darío was Nicaragua’s first known literary personality, but achieved a continent-wide importance and…

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Christianity

Christianity

Christianity, term for the entirety of the followers of the “Christian” faith going back to Jesus Christ as well as for this faith itself.  The term “Christianity” (Greek: christianismós) appears for the first time in a letter from the Syrian bishop Ignatius of Antioch . According to transporthint, the Christianity is one of the World religions. The term Christianity denotes, on the one hand, the totality of adherents of the…

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Travel to Antigua and Barbuda

Travel to Antigua and Barbuda

How to get to Antigua and Barbuda Airplane: Scheduled flights to Antigua and Barbuda are offered by numerous airlines, including British Airways, Lufthansa, Swiss International, British Midland Airways, Continental Airlines, Air France, American Airlines and Delta Airlines. See topschoolsintheusa for studying in Antigua and Barbuda. Departure airports to St. John’s on Antigua include New York, London, Frankfurt / M., Miami, Toronto and Montréal. Caribbean Airlines flies between London and Antigua. Caribbean Star Airlines…

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Cuba History

Cuba History

HISTORY: THE STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE On October 10, 1868, Carlos Manuel de Céspedes launched the famous “cry of Yara”, with which he proclaimed the independence of Cuba and the liberation of the slaves. A revolutionary army began the fight against the Spaniards, while shortly thereafter, in Camagüey, Salvador Cisneros Betancourt, Eduardo Agramonte and Ignacio Agramonte formed a government junta. On April 10, 1869, the patriots approved a Constitutional Charter (the…

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Study Abroad in University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis 6

For the Fall and Winter Quarter 08/09, I was enrolled in Agriculture Economics at UC Davis. I still remember my first day at the Extension Center very well. Most of the students were Asians, many came from South America and around 10 students from Europe. And at first I felt quite lost with my 178cm and blonde hair. Fortunately there was another German girl among the students who quickly became…

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Study Abroad in Boston University

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The application process: … is incredibly extensive and a lot of documents and evidence are required. The many forms are all provided by MicroEDU and you get valuable tips on how to apply. If you have any questions, you will be quickly helped – and there will be questions! The application also includes, for example, the TOEFL test, medical proof, financial proof, various certificates and various documents that have to…

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New York Overview

New York Overview

New York is one of the most famous American states, which of course is due to the city of New York City. It is not even the capital, but the largest city in the state. The most important destination for tourists, especially in summer, is Long Island, where you can relax on numerous beautiful beaches. But the Appalachians are also interesting for vacationers in New York, especially since there are some…

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Ohio Policy and Administration

Ohio Policy and Administration

The capital of Ohio is Columbus, located near the center of the state. Since 2007, the Governor is Ted Strickland. Ohio has 18 seats in the United States House of Representatives. The chief executive officer of Ohio is the governor. This is chosen by the electors of the state for a term of up to four years of duration. A given person can serve as governor as many times as…

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Cities and Places in Honduras

Cities and Places in Honduras

Comayagua Comayagua is the former capital of Honduras, which was once also the colonial capital. It shone in the splendor of the times until 1880 and many colonial-era buildings that attest to this have been preserved to this day. Today the city has over 90,000 residents, and the number is rising. The city is easy to reach from Gracias, and the Azul Meambar National Park is also nearby. There are…

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Study in University of California Santa Barbara (11)

Study in University of California Santa Barbara 11

At the beginning of 2013 I decided to do an exchange semester in America. After passing the TOEFL test, I applied to the University of California Santa Barbara through MicroEDU. All I needed to register was a TOEFL of 80 points. The university accepts international students on a first come first serve basis. In mid-April I got the confirmation and booked my flight in mid-May. Here I recommend booking a…

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Study in University of California Santa Barbara (10)

Study in University of California Santa Barbara 10

I did my exchange as a freemover at the University of California, Santa Barbara, as my home university is not a partner university of UCSB. The university is about 2 hours above Los Angeles, right by the sea. It is located in Goleta, a place approx. 20 minutes outside Santa Barbara and borders on the student village Isla Vista (IV). The university’s location right by the sea is unique and…

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Study in University of California Santa Barbara (9)

Study in University of California Santa Barbara 9

My name is Lukas and I studied a quarter at UCSB. To anticipate: I can only recommend everyone to study a quarter / semester at UCSB. With my experience report, I will go into a few points that might help you. Before departure: The best thing to do is to organize your semester abroad as early as possible. UCSB is extremely popular and the number of free places is limited.…

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Study in University of California Santa Barbara (8)

Study in University of California Santa Barbara 8

Planning and application Since the beginning of my bachelor’s degree, I had planned to integrate a semester abroad into my course of study. When choosing the university, the good professional reputation of the university and the central location in California were particularly important to me, which is why I ultimately decided on the University of California Santa Barbara. A good year before my departure, I started the specific planning. After…

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Study in University of California Santa Barbara (7)

Study in University of California Santa Barbara 7

Preparation of the study visit Application to UCSB I applied to the University of California Santa Barbara through MicroEDU in late January. I received my approval within a month. MicroEDU was found to be very helpful with the application. I can highly recommend the service thanks to precise instructions for the correct application and excellent telephone availability. Visa acquisition and travel information After being accepted by the University of California…

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Study in University of California Santa Barbara (6)

Study in University of California Santa Barbara 6

My decision for UCSB Having an already in bachelor semester abroad have graduated, it was clear for me to want to do another semester abroad as part of the master. Choosing the USA as a study location as a freemover is not cheap in view of the tuition fees, but if you decide to do so, it at least has the advantage of being able to choose between many universities.…

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Study in University of California Santa Barbara (5)

Study in University of California Santa Barbara 5

Preparation Applying via www.MicroEDU.com is very easy. You will be given free advice on formalities, visas, costs, etc. It is important that you apply very early, as the number of places at the university in the international program has been limited to 125 people. The application is practically purely formal; no one was rejected in our year. You should also take care of the visa relatively early, there are a…

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