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

Stay Classy, America
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Stay Classy, America

In the past few years, students have gone abroad and have written on the Coliseum, broken priceless statues, been stuck in statues, and left their marks on religious or sacred sights.  While some of these may seem funny or “cool,” they aren’t.  There are many more ways to leave your mark on the places you … Continue reading

Post-Study Abroad Must-Dos
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Post-Study Abroad Must-Dos

You’re finally home! You’re feet have finally step foot back into the States and after spending so much time abroad, the day you never thought would come has finally arrived. Back to the day-to-day life you once lived. Who says that’s how it’s supposed to be though? 1.  Don’t be that student! Your family and … Continue reading

Normalizing Culture Shock
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Normalizing Culture Shock

Do you fear leaving the comfort of your home, the familiarity of your community, and the people you love and care for?  You are not alone!  Everyone has the fear of change and adjusting to new environments; it is just to different extents.  The same is true for students, who choose to study, intern, teach, … Continue reading