Blog 2018-08-02T21:42:48+00:00
1208, 2018

What are the schooling options for children?

By | August 12th, 2018|Categories: Family|

There are currently twelve families with children and seventeen married couples at Sias. Currently there are about 12 children under 10 and 8 between 10 and 19. Do you have Children ages 3-5? You can send them to Sias International Kindergarten. You can send them all day (literally). It opens at 8 and serve the children breakfast. All the Classes are in Chinese taught by Chinese teachers except for [...]

308, 2018

How Much Could I Save?

By | August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Money, Preparation|

Just about all your expenses are covered when you work at Sias University. Airfare, Visa, Housing, Electricity, Internet, Cable TV, Culture Trips, weekly trips to Zhengzhou, and 6 weeks of paid holiday. $100 spends more like $500 in Henan Province. But, not everyone budgets their money and many like to travel to Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong or go to other countries like Thailand or the Philippines during our 6-week [...]

308, 2018

What to bring to China your first year

By | August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Packing|

Aaron's Personal Story When Rachael and I first came to China in 2008 we just married and we were combining all of our life possessions while preparing to come to China. The task was intense and chaotic. I decided to convince Rachael to leave behind everything that had a "Made In China" label with the logic we can just buy that in China when we get there. Rachael was [...]

212, 2017

How to Make an Overseas Teaching Resume or CV

By | December 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

There’s an old cliché that “You never get a second chance to make a first impression” and when you apply for jobs teaching English abroad – or just about any job for that matter – your resume, or “CV”, can make or break your chances of getting an interview and ultimately the job you want.

2811, 2017

6 Solutions to Obstacles for Teaching Abroad

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The US student loan debt has surpassed the 1 Trillion USD Mark, but it doesn’t mean you are in loan-slavery. The the majority of college graduates today finance their education through borrowing. You may think, “Will I ever get a chance to pursue my dream of teaching abroad in countries where the wages may not pay off my loans quickly?”




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