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LIVING

Warning: Don’t Sign a Lease Without Getting These 7 Things From Your Landlord

When you move into an apartment in Paris, you want to be sure that you’re avoiding scams and renting from someone trustworthy. You also want to be fully informed of all of the costs of your future apartment, so you don’t end up paying more than you expect or end up ineligible for CAF due […] Continue

WORKING

Need a Job in France? Apply to TAPIF as a Local Recruit

If you applied to TAPIF last spring, didn't get accepted, and ended up coming to France as a student instead, you may still be looking for a way to make ends meet while you take French classes or work towards a master's degree. If you'd like a regular job teaching English 12 hours a week […] 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

France: The Bureaucracy I Love to Hate

I wrote this post in August 2010 for another blog I was working on at the time which is no longer online. I'm republishing it below: My student visa for France expires on July 26, so in order to legally re-enter France in the fall, I needed to go to the préfecture de police to […] Continue

EDUCATION

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How Much Does it Cost to Apply to a French University?

If you're thinking about doing your master's degree in a French university, there's a good chance you're a student or in an entry-level job. In other words, you don't have a lot of money. In today's video, we're going to break down how much money you really need to apply to a French university, 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

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