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…
Student in London
Verto Education
October 15, 2021

Student Blog: What Does Free Time Look Like in London?

Curious about what Verto life in London is like?! This week, we’re featuring Verto Education Trailblazer Noah Jaffe! As a Trailblazer, Noah will share stories of his fall semester in the United Kingdom. Read more to hear all about Noah's dreamy adventures around London! *** This is an example of a student's experience from Fall…
Student hanging out in a hammock
Verto Education
October 8, 2021

Student Blog: Living the Pura Vida

Curious about what Verto life in Costa Rica is like?! This week, we’re featuring Verto Education Trailblazer Shaiel Scotte! As a Trailblazer, Shaiel will share stories of her fall semester in Costa Rica. Here's her dreamy, exciting, and vivid description of her first few weeks in Costa Rica! *** This is an example of a…
Katherine and friends in London
Verto Education
September 26, 2021

Student Blog: Welcome to London!

Interested in what Verto life in London is like?! This week, we’re featuring Verto Education Trailblazer Katherine DiPaolo! As a Trailblazer, Katherine will share stories of her fall semester in the United Kingdom. Here's her warm, adventurous, and exciting description of her first few weeks in London! *** This is an example of a student's…
Meet_The_Staff2021
Verto Education
September 1, 2021

Meet the Fall 2021 Verto Staff!

Greg Caso -- Academic Success Coordinator, Costa Rica What's your name and position with Verto? I'm Greg Caso and I'm an Academic Success Coordinator in Costa Rica. What are you most looking forward to this semester? I am most looking forward to meeting students and staff and working through any academic challenges together. Also, I…
By the seaside in Fiji
Verto Education
June 25, 2021

Student Blog: Life in Suva, Fiji

What goes down during a Verto semester abroad in Fiji?  This week, Verto student Tea van Linde will take you on a journey through Suva –– Fiji’s largest metropolitan city. Read more to find out how Tea and other students forged deep friendships through life lessons, shared laughter, and more! *** This is an example…
white water rafting
Verto Education
June 8, 2021

Student Blog: Costa Rica the Movie

This week’s blog is written by student Tessa Yutzy in Costa Rica. She shares about what she's been up to in Costa Rica and why her life feels like a movie these days. *** This is an example of a student's experience from Spring 2021. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester.…
students working the land at Hualalai Farm Day
Verto Education
May 26, 2021

Student Blog: Getting Behind the Tourist Curtain in Hawaii

This week’s blog is written by student Lilly Murphey in Hawaii. She shares about her life in Hawaii and her observations on traveling like a local instead of a tourist.  *** This is an example of a student's experience from Spring 2021. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester. THE MIDWAY…
Verto Education
May 18, 2021

Student Blog: Aloha ‘Āina

Verto students take it one step at a time as they hike to find epic views. This week’s blog is written by student Mariana Steiner in Hawaii. She shares about connecting to the land and learning about herself through challenges like hiking, swimming with sharks, and more.  *** This is an example of a student's…
Verto Education
April 22, 2021

Student Blog: Getting Lost in London

Making friends for life is always the highlight of every Verto semester. Curious what a day in the life of a Verto semester student is like?! Who better to tell you all about it than current Verto students themselves! This week’s blog is written by student Eleanor Mathews in London. *** This is an example…
Students pose with bikes and helmets against a lush green hill
Verto Education
April 13, 2021

Student Blog: Weekends in Costa Rica

Biking is just one of the many outdoor adventures enjoyed by Verto Costa Rica students! Curious what a day in the life of a Verto semester student is like?! Who better to tell you all about it than current Verto students themselves! This week’s blog is written by student Halliday Dinsmore-Patch in Costa Rica. ***…
Happy Verto students at Volcanoes National Park
Verto Education
April 6, 2021

Student Blog: Lab Days in Hawaii

Students in Hawaii explore Volcanoes National Park as part of their Environmental Science Course. Curious what a day in the life of a Verto semester student is like?! Who better to tell you all about it than current Verto students themselves! This week’s blog is written by student Trinity Grafft in Hawaii. *** This is…
Verto Education
February 4, 2021

Meet the Spring 2021 Verto Staff!

Honor Stoner -- Field Instructor, Environmental Science What's your name and position with Verto? I'm Honor Stoner and I'm a Field Instructor for Environmental Science. What are you most looking forward to this semester? I am most looking forward to visiting new places and meeting students that enjoy traveling/new experiences. I have not been to…
Photo: Verto Education student celebrating while sea kayaking
Verto Education
November 2, 2020

How to Stand-Out with Your College Essay

Implement these tips into your college essay and you'll be doing a victory dance at your dream college (or in a kayak on your Verto semester!) in no time. We know you’ve been reading up on “College Essays that Worked” threads on Reddit for weeks. Every essay you read seems so unique and well-done… It’s…

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