All posts by Kevin Newton

About Kevin Newton

After pursuing his dream master's degree at the University of London, Kevin Newton found himself spending as much time helping friends find ways to pursue degrees in Europe as he did working. To that end, he founded An Education Abroad to help other American high school students realize the advantages of earning degrees in Europe. To learn more, follow him on Twitter @BA_abroad or visit www.aneducationabroad.com.

Why You Only Need to Take APs that Matter When Applying to Colleges Abroad

student sitting in front of Eiffel tower rerpresenting requirements for applying to college abroadThe following is a guest post by Kevin Newton who specializes in helping students apply to college in Europe. 

While there are a number of advantages to pursuing a degree abroad,  “because it is no extra effort to apply” is definitely not one of them.  Although there is a small list of universities, mainly those in Scotland, that do accept the Common Application, for most applicants to European universities, applying will mean an entirely different process. Luckily, it is a bit less convoluted than many applications in the United States. + Read More

Why You Should Consider Going to College Abroad to Get Your Degree

student showing passport representing reasons why you should going to college abroad to get your degreeThe following is a guest post by Kevin Newton who specializes in helping students apply to college in Europe. 


When it comes time to apply to colleges, casting a wide net can often be beneficial. The opportunity to move away from home allows students to grow in remarkable ways. Yet for the overwhelming majority of American college applicants, that net often reaches no further than the Atlantic and Pacific shores. This is limiting for a number of reasons. For many students, the opportunity to study for a degree in Europe is a life-changing event. + Read More