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How Independent and Curious Spirits Find a Suitable Work Experience Abroad

All Meddeas participants have several key things in common. To begin with (and most obviously), we are all in Spain to gain relevant work experience. However, we also share a love of travel, an independent spirit, and a desire to learn as well as […]

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Cost of Living in Spain: Housing, Travel, and Food

One of the biggest worries when moving to a new country is how far your money will go. Will you need to find a part-time job? Will you be able to travel? Those are some questions I asked myself when considering the cost of […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Spain Student Visa Application Process

To become a Language Assistant in Spain with Meddeas, non-European citizens in our 9-month programs need to a get a long-term Spain student visa (valid for over 180 days).  Applying and getting a student visa for Spain (or another country) can be a daunting […]

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Meddeas Induction Meeting: the Best Way to Start a Teaching Experience

I can’t say that I have ever been the type of person that has ever considered induction and orientations meetings to be a necessary event. If I am honest I was even a little skeptical about participating in the Induction Meeting that kick-starts the […]

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What to Expect About the Application and Selection Process with Meddeas

Applying for anything is a frightening and daunting process. There are forms to fill out, interviews to do, and a million other things that you might need to complete to be successful. Many of these application processes can be difficult and complicated to do. […]

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Best Ways to Make Friends Abroad – A Beginner’s Guide!

You’ve arrived in Spain. You’re in an entirely different country and surrounded by all new customs and unfamiliar faces. In fact, very little feels familiar and maybe you’re beginning to think you’ve made the biggest mistake of your life. Don’t worry: you haven’t. You […]

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Homestay vs Apartment in Spain: a List of Pros and Cons to Help You Decide

My name is Alexz and I’m a second-year Meddeas language assistant. In the first year I chose a homestay with a host family and now I share a flat in Barcelona. Through my 2-years experience, I’ve compiled a list of advantages and disadvantages for […]

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