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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


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


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 to Apply to a Master’s Program in a French University

The process of applying to a French university seems deceptively simple. Write a project proposal, contact a professor, and submit an application through CampusFrance. How hard could it possibly be? The reality is that applying to master's programs in French universities can often be confusing, and CampusFrance isn't always helpful. In today's video, we'll talk […] Continue


30 Free Things to Do in Paris in April

Spring is upon us, and the weather in Paris will hopefully be warming up in the coming weeks. That means that the city will start buzzing again with lots of free things to do, both inside and out. Here's our list of 30 free things to do in April in Paris: Learn how to make […] Continue

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