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Verto Education
March 4, 2022

Students’ Guide to Buenos Aires, Argentina

With a lively café culture, a famous cuisine, gorgeous architecture, and wide, tree-filled avenues leading to breathtaking, Belle Époque parks, it’s no wonder Buenos Aires is one of the most popular destinations for study abroad in the world.  In this guide, you’ll find advice on how to get the most bang for your buck when…
Student StoriesVerto Education
February 18, 2022

Student Blog: My Start

Learn how to make Costa Rica feel like home with Spring 2022 student Alayia Coleman!  ***This is an example of a student’s experience from Spring 2022. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester.   Heyyyy Everyone! I’m Alayia Coleman and I'm from Lincoln Nebraska. This experience has been a roller coaster…
Student StoriesVerto Education
February 11, 2022

Participant Blog: My Journey in Florence

Prepare for departure on the adventure of a lifetime in Florence with Spring 2022 participant Mackenzie Messineo!  ***This is an example of a student’s experience from Spring 2022. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester. Hello, my name is Mackenzie Messineo and I’m from Long Island, New York. I just finished…
Verto Education
February 11, 2022

Participant Blog: Packing, I know Better This Time

Learn all about packing do's and don'ts for London with Spring 2022 participant Talaith Campbell!  ***This is an example of a student’s experience from Spring 2022. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester. Packing for a trip across the world can be an overwhelming task, packing for a move across the…
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Verto Education
February 11, 2022

Participant Blog: Grocery Shopping

Explore grocery shopping in London with Spring 2022 participant Talaith Campbell!  ***This is an example of a student’s experience from Spring 2022. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester.One thing that might seem really simple but can turn into a bit of a disaster is, drumroll……Grocery Shopping! One new reality about…
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Verto Education
February 11, 2022

Participant Blog: Most Endearing Challenge

Thanks to current Spring 2022 Costa Rica participant, Srijana Sapkota for contributing this post! Read along to experience her Pura Vida moments!  ***This is an example of a student’s experience from Spring 2022. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester.Being raised for all my life amidst tall skyscrapers, cramped streets and…
Verto Education
February 9, 2022

Participant Blog: Respecting Other Cultures

This week, Verto London participant Allie Aron shares how her year abroad with Verto has exposed her to new perspectives and helped her become a global citizen. ***This is an example of a student’s experience from Spring 2022. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester.   While studying abroad with Verto…
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Verto Education
February 2, 2022

Studying Abroad: How to Apply for a United States Passport

It’s happening. You’re stepping outside your comfort zone for a one-of-a-kind first-year college experience, spending your first semester (or year) of college studying abroad with Verto Education. Everything is in place for an amazing experience. Now, it’s time to start preparing.  And what’s the first thing that pops up in every “what you need to…
Verto Education
January 26, 2022

Students’ Guide to Seville, Spain

Where to Get the Best Instagram Post Taking plenty of gorgeous pics is one of the best parts of studying abroad — and one of the cheapest ways to snag an awesome souvenir. To keep your friends and family back home up to date on your international experience, we’ve compiled some awesome destinations where you…
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Verto Education
January 24, 2022

Spring 2022 Faculty Highlight

Dr. Miguel de Lucas - International Relations Professor, Spain Someone wiser and smarter than me wrote once: a good teacher is not the person who tells you what to do, but the person who shows you where to look. Each academic year, I end up learning that far more important than what a course covers…
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Verto Education
January 24, 2022

Verto Education Announces Spring 2022 Class

Verto Education marks its largest academic cycle yet, with nearly 800 students participating in the first-semester or first-year college experience at one of our locations around the world. A Note from Mitch Gordon, President and Co-Founder of Verto Education Today is an exciting day - today we officially mark the start of the Spring semester…
Student StoriesVerto Education
November 21, 2021

Student Blog: Transformation from Hawaii

Verto Hawaii students are experiencing deep transformation on their semester. This week, Verto student Sophia Famiglietti shares her perspective on personal growth, support, and mentors that inspire you. *** This is an example of a student's experience from Fall 2021. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester. Aloha everyone! Can you…
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Student StoriesVerto Education
November 12, 2021

New Verto Locations for 2022

Where will Verto students study in 2022?! Updated August 15, 2022 Verto is proud to announce 2 new International First Year College Programs for the Fall of 2022. In addition to our existing international programs in London, UK; Florence, Italy; Seville, Spain; and Turrialba, Costa Rica, Verto will launch new programs in Buenos Aires, Argentina…
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Student StoriesVerto Education
October 29, 2021

Student Blog: Sights in Spain

Dreaming of stunning sights in Seville?! This week, we’re featuring Verto Education Fall Trailblazer Kira Goret! As a Trailblazer, Kira shares stories of her fall semester in Spain. Check out her beautiful narrative and stunning pictures! *** This is an example of a student's experience from Fall 2021. Specific programming and activities are subject to…
Verto Education
October 20, 2021

Fall 2021 College and Career Plan

Verto Education Rolls out Fall 2021 College and Career Plan Verto Education prepares global leaders and transforms access to higher education through a coming-of-age first-year start to college abroad. We also are committed to supporting you during your entire college journey. For this reason, we have a big announcement—the College and Career Counseling team has…
Verto Education
October 19, 2021

Alternative Pathways at Verto

Alternative Education Pathways at Verto In this blog, we highlight opportunities to continue your studies through extended engagement with Verto Education. We will also share our partnerships with other post secondary pathways—digital skills bootcamps, apprenticeships, and short-term internship programs—that can help prepare you for the next step in your career (see vertoeducation.org/partner-colleges/). ALTERNATIVE PATHWAYS TO CONTINUE…

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