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LIVING

What kind of apartment can I expect to find in Paris on a budget?

Unfortunately, the dearth of reasonably priced apartments in Paris means that as a foreign student, you’re going to end up paying a premium and spending a lot more time searching for housing. For any apartments listed online for under €700 per month, you should expect one or more of the following: Max of 10-12 meters […] Continue

WORKING

Is it possible to get a paid internship in France?

In both France and the United States, internships have historically been a huge problem. While interns are supposed to gain work experience and insight into a particular industry in exchange for their time and efforts, many companies see interns as a replacement for full-time employees, and neglect interns' responsibility to get an education and develop […] Continue

TRAVEL

Weekend Trips: Verdun Battle Site and Cemetery

If you're interested in European history, you may want to visit Verdun in La Meuse, the site of one of the biggest and bloodiest battles of World War 1 and the impressive cemetery nearby. Only about 3 hours from Paris by train (change from the TGV to the local train in Metz or Meuse), Verdun […] Continue

BUREAUCRACY

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What to Expect from Your OFII Medical Visit in France

A few months after you arrive in France, you'll get a letter from the Office Français de l'Immigration et de l'Intégration, or OFII, making an appointment for you to come in for your OFII medical visit. Once you get this letter, stating the date and time for your medical visit, clear your calendar for that […] Continue

EDUCATION

Scholarships for Studying Abroad in France: Bourse Eiffel Master

If you're looking for a scholarship to study in France, opportunities are, sadly, few and far between. Because we get questions about scholarships all the time, we're going to highlight different scholarship opportunities for studying abroad in France, including all academic requirements. Here are all the details on the Bourse Eiffel, a scholarship for students from […] Continue

LEISURE

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How to Watch US Netflix and Access Location-Restricted Content in France

Liberté, égalité, fraternité or Liberty, equality, fraternity is the French national motto. If someone is going to be traveling to France, they should be prepared for a nation that highly values itself on democratic values and principles. However well this might make you feel on the inside, it might not be as helpful when you […] Continue