Category: Study Abroad

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What Will It Take To Increase Study Abroad?

The Institute of International Education wants hundreds of thousands more U.S. students to study abroad by the end of the decade. That’s a tall order, even for an organization considered to be the leader in international education exchange.

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12 Must-have Gifts for Students Studying Abroad

If you know a college student planning to study abroad, consider giving them a present they will find invaluable during their time abroad. Whether going abroad for a month, a year or somewhere in between, there’s something in the following list for every intrepid young traveler.

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International Student Exchanges Make a World of Difference

Having international students on American campuses and American students on campuses overseas ensures stronger people-to-people connections, a critical element in sustaining important bilateral relationships.

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Guest Blogger: Choosing a Study Abroad Destination

Morgan Abate is a sophomore at Elon University. She shares her thoughtful process on how she decided where and when to study abroad. Read on!

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7 Tips to Make Study Abroad More Affordable

Study abroad doesn’t have to break the bank. There is a lot of information out there online, on campus, and in the form of firsthand experience from friends and other students who’ve recently returned from studying abroad. Before you decide NOT to go due to cost, do your research.

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New York Times & Chicago Tribune Feature Study Abroad Today!

In the New York Times “Room for Debate” today: Should more Americans study abroad? Take a minute to post your comment today!

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Why Study Abroad?

For parents, advisers and students….In my talks on campuses, many students express an interest in “just having fun” while studying abroad, so they’re planning on taking a few classes pass/fail and traveling around. They want to know, is that so wrong? It all depends on what the objective is.

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Now available: A Student Guide to Study Abroad!

My most recent book, A Student Guide to Study Abroad, published by IIE, is now available as a paperback and eBook.

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Helping Syrian Scholars and Students

Although many people on both sides of the political aisle don’t think we should get involved in Syria militarily, this global initiative — designed to preserve the intellectual capital of Syria — should be one that everyone can agree on.

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A Student Guide to Study Abroad to be Released!

Studying abroad should be part of every college student’s education.

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Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Stacie Berdan is an international careers expert and award-winning author. She has worked in more than 50 countries and continues to counsel companies on global issues. She spends a great deal of her time speaking on college campuses where her advice on global careers has been characterized as "engaging, insightful, inspirational and authentic" by professionals, campus counselors and students alike.

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