Many students choose to study abroad, for numerous different reasons. However, the majority of students convince themselves that their year abroad isn't just about fun. Somehow, they've convinced themselves with very little proof or prior research that a year abroad will make them 1000% more employable.

You’ve sent out your first batch of enthusiastic cover letters and CVs, only to be met with zero responses. That’s okay; it’s early days. The second month of applying for jobs and still no success? You’ll get through it. The third and fourth? This is when it gets painful.