Posts in Before Moving to France
Getting Back to France After Studying Abroad

So you're a university student and you've just returned home from your magical semester abroad in France! Whether it was bustling Paris, hip Lyon, peaceful Aix, or somewhere else entirely, I'm sure by now you're just itching to get back someway, somehow! This post will cover different ideas for how to come back to France after graduating from university if your semester abroad just wasn't enough time in the magical country of France!

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TAPIF Q+A: In the Classroom, Banking, Accommodation in France + So Much More!!

I'm so excited about this latest round of Q+A - there were some awesome questions and I'm happy to share some of them below in this post. You'll also find the recording of the Q+A session at the bottom of this post. Categories we'll cover in this post/video: In the Classroom, Banking + Phones, Accommodation, Transportation, Insurance, Miscellaneous (Immigration appointments, French language skills, medications/ prescriptions + more!)

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TAPIF + TEFL: A Guest Post by Emmy Ham

Hey friends! I was so happy when Emmy, a past TAPIF assistant, reached out to me offering to share her TEFL knowledge, as I know that many future teachers in France have some questions regarding whether or not to invest in one of the many certificates being offered. So, without further ado, here's Emmy with any and all things TEFL!

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Say Au Revoir to the Need to Control Everything

One thing I've noticed that a lot of Americans have trouble dealing with during the process of moving on over to France is the needing to LET GO of the reins a little bit. What I mean is that (and I'm speaking about myself here, too!) we are so accustomed to having every little detail planned out in our lives (as well as familiar and efficient societal systems for carrying out tasks) that anything that comes along with even the faintest HINT of not being in our realm of control sends us into a worried, over-analytical panic. 

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So You've Been Accepted to TAPIF ... Now What?

Chances are, if you're reading this, you're on the cusp of moving to France in order to play a little game called "Teaching English to Mini French Humans." More likely than not, if you've been accepted and will soon be moving to France, you haven't even had time to let your head stop spinning before immediately thinking, Shit! I have so much to do between now and October!

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