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The 5 Stages of Apartment Hunting in Paris

I'm sure you've imagined a million times what living in Paris is going to be like. You're going to get a cute studio - not too small, with a view overlooking the Eiffel Tower. It'll be close to the metro that goes directly to your school, so you won't have to spend too long in […] Continue


Stay in France After Finishing Your Degree with an Authorisation Provisoire du Séjour

If you’re working on a master’s degree in France and would like the opportunity to stay in France and work upon obtaining your diploma, you can be eligible to apply for an “Authorisation Provisoire de Séjour” to enable you to search for a job once your program ends. The Authorisation Provisoire de Séjour, or APS, […] Continue


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


3 Steps to Getting Reimbursed for Medical Care in France

In France, Sécurité Sociale is a national, government entity that regulates medical costs and covers the cost of healthcare for the vast majority of French residents. In fact, the French constitution ensures healthcare for all, and a 1993 Conseil Constitutionnel (the French equivalent of the Supreme Court) decision indicates that foreigners residing in France are […] Continue


Do I have to take the TCF?

If you want to enroll in a master's program in a French university, you have to have at least a B2 level of French, or an intermediate level on the European scale. If you've taken any coursework in French and done relatively well, and if you can have basic conversations and express simple ideas in […] Continue



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