10 Reasons for International Students to Attend an American Boarding School

10 Reasons for International Students to Attend an American Boarding School American boarding schools offer unique opportunities that you’d be hard-pressed to find in classrooms elsewhere, including both public and…

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Families in Global Transition: A Conference Reflection

This article by Becky Grappo first appeared in the Families in Global Transition (FIGT) email newsletter titled "FIGT Connections" published March 18, 2015.  From FIGT: "With this issue of FIGT Connections, we…

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What Having Learning Disabilities and International School Attendance Means for Self-Esteem and Future Plans

Today I just finished reading a college essay written by one of my students about coping with learning differences in an international school that refuses to acknowledge or accept learning…

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TCK to future TCK: Advice about Successful International Moves

You’ve heard that expression, “Out of the mouths of babes comes the truth.” Well, when talking to the students at the Anglo-American School of Sofia (AAS-Sofia), I certainly heard a…

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Overseas Families Need to Care About the College Visit

This last year alone, I did over 100 campus visits. That’s a lot of time and expense spent on travel! So why do I do it? Because there is no…

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Transitioning to College – How Third Culture Kids and Parents Can Be Better Prepared

by Rebecca Grappo, founder, RNG International Educational Consultants, LLC The countdown to graduation has started! Students now know where they will be attending college, and they are busy saying goodbye…

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