19 June 2017

La FĂŞte de la Musique: Make music to celebrate summer!

La FĂŞte de la Musique or Music Day is a popular and free music festival that takes place each year in France and in more than 100 countries all around the world. This big national event is a mixture of […]

6 June 2017

French students to take Baccalauréat exams

For the third consecutive time the French Bac final exams will be held over two different calendar weeks. The first written exams will be on June 15. Students will pass the last exam on June 21 or 22 depending on […]

30 May 2017

3 small business ideas for young entrepreneurs

Barbara Corcoran, founder of the Corcoran Group and author of Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business says that “People who have a concept but not a detailed strategy are more likely to have that special entrepreneurial ability”. You […]

22 May 2017

Showtime for stars at the 70th birthday edition of the Cannes film festival

In the world of film, the Cannes film festival is widely considered as the Olympics of cinema! It is not only the largest international showcase of movies and cinematic art… it is a godsend for the yet-to-be-discovered filmmakers: unlike the Oscars, […]

15 May 2017

Emmanuel Macron: from political unknown to France’s youngest president

Four years ago Emmanuel Macron was a political unknown. Now he is president-elect by decisive majority… The 5th Republic’s youngest president The long victory walk from the shadows of the Louvre to the bright lights of the center stage was highly […]

9 May 2017

Silicon Valley: (still) a magnet for the young and ambition

Silicon Valley has often been imitated but never duplicated. The unrivaled record of success of this place makes it a magnet for the young and ambitious from all over the world. Apple, Amazon, EBay, Google, Sony, Microsoft, Cisco, HP, Intel, […]

1 May 2017

May Day in France: workers rights and lily of the valley flowers

May Day or La FĂŞte du Travail is a public holiday in many countries including France. It is an occasion to celebrate workers rights, but also to offer some lily of the valley flowers to loved ones! Background For millions of workers […]

27 April 2017

The top 5 reasons to study abroad

Imagine this: you’re sitting in your dorm room thinking to yourself. You’re thinking about life and you’re thinking about the world. You’re probably counting down days until you get to walk across that magnificent graduation stage. And with all this […]

10 April 2017

The keys to international careers

In an increasingly globalised world, how do you stack all the odds in your favor to launch your international career? For many students, the answer is the Business School. As an international student in the American Business School of Paris, […]

3 April 2017

Entrepreneurship: from Paris to New York!

If you’re familiar with what’s going on in the European entrepreneurship scene, you know that Paris lags behind the likes of Berlin and London. However, things seem to be changing. In 2009, the French government created the “auto-entrepreneur” status to […]