Category Archives: Before You Emigrate

Five Reasons for Brits to Study in the United States

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Since university fees in England have sky-rocketed, there’s been an increase in the number of British students applying to U.S. colleges.

British Expat of the Month: Gary Clementson of Cary, North Carolina

Gary Clementson, membership director of the British-American Business Council of the North Carolina Triangle (Photo via Gary Clementson)

It may be Brit actors and singers who hit the headlines when they come stateside, but the majority of expats in the country are here for less glamorous reasons — the vast number of enterprises that come under the umbrella of ...

Summer in the United States: Not Always a Picnic

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I usually say that one of the great things about the U.S. is the guaranteed summer we have.

British Expats: 10 Unexpected Consequences of Emigrating

Prepare yourself for a transformation when you move to the U.S. (Photo via Maison Du Monde)

I suspected moving abroad would have some weird side effects, but there are some repercussions I’d have dismissed as absurd if you’d told about them in advance. Things like these:

Eight Ways to Find Employment in America

Considering we’re stuck in a super-size economic black hole, some would say you’re more likely to find pixies at the bottom of your garden than a new job in this lousy market. Make that pixies and unicorns if you’re a foreign ...

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Emigrate to the U.S.

Moving abroad is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do. Before you book your ticket, ask yourself these tough questions.