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My first apartment in Paris, 2008

Warning: Know Your Rights And Responsibilities as a Tenant in France

The first time you rent an apartment in Paris, you might not know what to do. Especially if you're rent an apartment for the first time ever. And that's OK. The laws are different, and you don't know how to protect yourself, and you're already having a rough time finding someone, anyone in Paris who will […] Continue


Why do I have to Write a Rapport de Stage for My Internship?

If you're required to complete an internship in France as part of your degree program (or if you're doing an internship here while enrolled in a school outside of France), you'll probably required to write a 'rapport de stage', or internship report, to get credit for your work experience. The Rapport de Stage is a […] 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


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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


4 Free and Pas Cher Activities for a Rainy Day in Paris

Winter in Paris is mostly rainy and cold, and it's going to stay lousy for at least a few more months. With tons of tourists in town for the holidays, the old fallbacks like the Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay are hardly solutions: you'll spend more of your time waiting in line  than in the […] Continue

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