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Verto Education
May 5, 2020

Why a Semester Abroad Will Make You More Employable

Independence, cultural competence, courage… we’ve all heard about the benefits of spending time abroad. Yes, these are excellent personal traits, but will they actually help you achieve your post-graduation goals? In an increasingly competitive job market, it makes sense to wonder about whether study abroad is a worthwhile investment in your future. The awesome news:…
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Verto Education
April 8, 2020

Our Commitment to Safety on Your Semesters Abroad

More articles on Fall 2020 College Planning: How Verto Navigated The Outbreak Of the Coronavirus: Q & A With The Founders: A peek behind the curtain with the Verto founders as they discussed the challenges of bringing students home and how our community emerged stronger than ever. Verto Education's Fall 2020 Enrollment Guarantee: Learn more about…
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Verto Education
March 27, 2020

Latest Updates on the Coronavirus

Last updated on June 4th, 2020The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve daily, but there are global signs that the situation is moving in a positive direction. Countries worldwide continue to loosen their internal restrictions through a series of phased stages as cases and deaths from the virus are slowing significantly around the world. Many medical…
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Verto Education
March 19, 2020

Direct College Enrollment with the Help of Verto

At Verto Education, we aim to provide meaningful international education with fewer of the barriers. In the spirit of inclusion, affordability, and enrichment, we model our programs and partnerships to ensure that students are positioned for academic success and will graduate in the traditional four-year timeline.  Despite this season of uncertainty in our world, Verto…
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Verto Education
March 10, 2020

How To Transfer Your College Credit

Most colleges agree, taking a year out of the classroom before college is a good thing. Harvard actually encourages their students to take a year off, and goes as far as to attribute its 97% graduation rate to the number of their students who take a break after high school. Studies show that students who…
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Verto Education
February 24, 2020

The Psychology of Culture Shock

A fish out of water. A bike without a chain. Out to sea. A stranger in a strange land. There are many metaphors for culture shock, all of which attempt to describe the unique experience of being far from one’s home country and culture. Culture shock is defined as the feeling of disorientation experienced by…
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Verto Education
November 27, 2019

Verto’s Guide to College Deadline Terminology

In our last post, we detailed how to prepare for college application season starting freshman year. Once you’ve checked all those boxes, you’ll not only have your application all ready to go, you’ll also be an amazing candidate for your dream schools. Now that you’re ready to apply, it’s time to figure out WHEN to…
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Verto Education
November 21, 2019

How Should I Start Planning for College?

As you approach high school and senior year, college can totally feel like the giant elephant in the room. From the pressure of decision-making to the headache of filling out paperwork, planning for college feels like a huge and overwhelming task to tackle. How do you eat an elephant? The same way you eat a…

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