Three Seniors Share Their Plans for Post-Graduation Life

by Abby Wallisch For Unwind magazine 22 year-old Felix Barragan is an international business and spanish major and is ready to finally be out of school so he can work on creating videos and biking more. “These past years have been very stressful and I am just ready to enjoy life,” said Barragan. He has been working 30 hours a week throughout the school year … Continue reading Three Seniors Share Their Plans for Post-Graduation Life

Will Travel for Work: Studying Abroad Shines on Student Resumes

By Abigail Bentz For Unwind magazine The University of Maryland helped 1,879 students study abroad last year, but will traveling out of the country appeal to future employers? This university offers students the opportunity to study with a professor, temporarily study at another school or become an exchange student placed in a host family. To cater to a diverse group of students, every opportunity is … Continue reading Will Travel for Work: Studying Abroad Shines on Student Resumes

Check out these Unique Destinations for Summer Break

By Jermaine Rowley For Unwind magazine After you’ve finished taking your finals, you have the entire summer ahead of you. Summer vacation has been the one thing on your mind all semester. However, you want something different this year — a place unique and fresh. The same ol’ trip to Ocean City or Miami is tiring at this point. Lucky for you, here are four … Continue reading Check out these Unique Destinations for Summer Break

Terps Avoid Falling into the Trap of “Voluntourism”

By Christine Condon For Unwind magazine Each year, about 10 million people travel abroad and volunteer. These “voluntourists” spend about $2 billion annually, Nancy McGehee, an expert on sustainable tourism from Virginia Tech, estimated for Reuters. “Any organization can enter a community and proceed to conduct any type of volunteer tourism it wishes,” she told the Virginia Tech Research Magazine. “This allows for flexibility in … Continue reading Terps Avoid Falling into the Trap of “Voluntourism”

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5 Unique Ways to Spend Your Winter Break

By Eliseé Browchuk For Unwind magazine For most, winter break means going home and spending time with family. However, it’s not uncommon for students to discover that there’s not much to do at home. Younger siblings go back to school shortly after the new year. Parents work. Instead of sitting around at home for a month, try these tips to break out of your winter … Continue reading 5 Unique Ways to Spend Your Winter Break