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Category: Study Abroad (70 posts)
Posted on Sunday, April 10, 2022 - 05:22 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Kristina arrived in Italy feeling like an outsider, and left feeling like she’d found a second home. By studying in Florence, she built valuable adaptation, language and cross-cultural communication skills that she’ll use in future travels and internships abroad.

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Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 06:00 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Alex is a business-minded student. He understands the value of having a global perspective in the workplace and chose to study in Australia not only for personal enrichment – but also to open potential career pathways career, build valuable experience and extend his personal network half-way across the globe!

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Posted on Friday, March 11, 2022 - 04:14 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Inspired by the international travels of his older sister, Sean knew he wanted to go somewhere exotic and totally foreign on his study abroad adventure. Going to Morocco – and living with a host family during his stay – allowed him to fully engage with a rich and exciting culture.

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Posted on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 05:22 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad, Volunteer Abroad

Katie's short-term adventure to Greece gives insight into the ideal go-abroad mentality: openness, eagerness and a sense of humor. Katie planned her trip well in advance, giving herself the time and freedom to make sure she was prepared and in the right mindset to make the most of her weeks abroad. Take a look at her full story right here. Been abroad? Tell us about it!

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Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 05:12 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad, Volunteer Abroad

Heather spent a full academic year on exchange at the Tec de Monterrey campus in Guadalajara, with the goals of improving her Spanish and immersing herself in Mexican culture. Not only did she achieve these goals, she also earned course credit and volunteered with community groups to gain even more insight into the colorful local culture.

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Posted on Friday, February 18, 2022 - 05:14 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

With an interest in international business and a passion for travel, Kristina knew she wanted to study abroad. Battling culture shock and the strain of adaptation, Kristina nonetheless managed to thrive in her host city of Lyon – even maximizing her study experience by taking on an additional internship with a small French firm.

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Posted on Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 07:03 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Since both of her parents are of German descent, going on exchange to Germany was a natural choice for Sabrina’s first long-term adventure abroad. She took part in a year-long exchange program that sent her to Tübingen in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, where she soaked up the culture and picked up a wealth of locals’ tips. Thinking of studying in Europe?

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Posted on Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 05:23 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Daniel went to France to expand his cultural horizons, and also to build skills for his future career back home. He is a high-functioning student and individual, always looking for a new challenge and new ways to learn. While abroad, Daniel learned about French culture but also found his career focuses shifting. How did this happen? Find out by reading his story now.

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Posted on Sunday, January 23, 2022 - 14:11 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Steph, an architecture student, spent a semester abroad immersing herself in the culture (and the architectural traditions) of Australia. Her story is an inspiring one, highlighting the possibility of combining personal and professional passions while traveling. Check it out! Been abroad? Tell us about it!

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Posted on Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 05:11 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Maggie spent a summer studying in the hustle and bustle of London, England. She chose England because she wanted to immerse herself in a foreign culture and meet a completely new group of people without having to become fluent in a new language. This is a great Q&A to inspire anyone thinking of heading abroad for their first cross-cultural adventure.

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