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Perfectly Imperfect: What I Learned During My Program Abroad
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Perfectly Imperfect: What I Learned During My Program Abroad

Education Abroad is the perfect way to further your education in a unique and exciting way while also having the opportunity to see the world and some of it’s famous and historic landmarks. While abroad, you’ll probably have the urge to do some (or all) of the touristy things in that location. By all means, … Continue reading

How to Convince Your Parents You Should Study Abroad
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How to Convince Your Parents You Should Study Abroad

When it comes to studying abroad, some parents will want to be more involved in the process than others. Through talking with friends and students on campus and advising students in the Resource Center, I have discovered that for a lot of students, parents are the biggest factor in determining if a student studies abroad … Continue reading

What to Expect When you Return Home from your Program
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What to Expect When you Return Home from your Program

Yes, you’re going to have a lot to look forward to when you get back to the U.S. – seeing friends and family again, eating all your favorite foods, being back in your home state. But what you may not expect is the difficulty you will have reintegrating back into your own country. Many students … Continue reading

How to Pack for Your Semester Abroad
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How to Pack for Your Semester Abroad

Packing is not easy. Especially when you will be spending a semester on a different continent, but there are some tricks that will make packing go more smoothly – and more economically. First things first, try to limit your baggage to two suitcases and a carry on. Most airlines allow for you to check one … Continue reading

Turn that Frown Upside Down: Emotional Coping Abroad
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Turn that Frown Upside Down: Emotional Coping Abroad

No matter where we go or where we are in life, there are going to be times where we feel sad or lonely. It’s what makes us human. While abroad, there’s no doubt that you will miss family and friends. You’ll question why you feel like this considering all the amazing sights and people around … Continue reading

An Interview with Selena Quintanilla: Nepali Development and Social Change with SIT
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An Interview with Selena Quintanilla: Nepali Development and Social Change with SIT

Selena Quintanilla is a junior at Transylvania University who studied and did research abroad for a semester in Nepal through the SIT Development and Social Change Program. Tell me a bit about the program you went on in terms of academics.  What was different from your home institution?  What were some of your favorite subject … Continue reading