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LIVING

Can I rent a studio apartment for less than €800 in Paris?

If you want to come to France as a student, you probably have a relatively low budget for housing. And Paris, unfortunately, is one of the most expensive cities in the world. Of course you want a place that’s livable. Not too small, preferably in a nice neighborhood, and clean. Even better if it’s close […] Continue

WORKING

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

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

3 Steps to Canceling Your Internet Service (Without Paying Fees)

The first time I left France, in 2008, I thought I'd canceled my internet service. I dropped my Orange Livebox off at an Orange boutique in my neighborhood and gotten a receipt, written a letter to the service abonnement, and sent it off with paperwork showing that my visa was expiring and I was leaving […] Continue

EDUCATION

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

LEISURE

What to Do During Your Free Time as an Assistant in France

Do you always do whatever it takes to stay busy?  Yet, whenever you have time on your hands, you get bored?   When boredom sets in, you feel like your very existence is futile, and, much like in the Myth of Sisyphus, you roll your own stone endlessly.  Maybe you’ve already decided to go to […] Continue

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