Whether you’re going abroad for work, study, volunteer or pleasure, the odds are you will experience culture shock. Although culture shock hits those harder who are moving abroad, even if only for a few months, everyone experiences it somewhat, so it’s a good idea to recognize the symptoms and have some tips to deal with it.
For most college students, the allure of studying abroad can be intoxicating. That’s because students tend to initially focus on the “abroad” part. But make no mistake about it: studying abroad is a serious undertaking.
Guest blogger Michael Flatt, co-founder of StudentsGoneGlobal.com, shares how he started his own website to enable students to share and learn from each others’ study abroad stories before, during and after the experience.
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Graduation season is upon us and with it lots of practical advice and tips for these newly minted grads. GO Global! is my number one piece of advice and I’ve incorporated it in my my Top Tips with a global twist for new grads.
Globalization is here and now and happening, faster every year, so all of us — especially high school, undergrad and grad students — will need to figure out how to deal with it.
By Guest Blogger Brian Hirsch, Director of Career Services for Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. It is always great to talk to students who have an understanding of the inter-connectedness of the world into which they will graduate. I often get comments, sometimes thrown out rather casually, that students are interested in international work […]
Beth Cubanski writes about the important role foreign language learning has played in her life so far and her exchange student experience while still in high school. She’s currently a freshman at American U in Washington, D.C.
Originally appeared on Huffington Post on Feb. 15. Although business schools aspire to deliver global MBAs to students, it seems the vast majority are falling short in actual achievement. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) released a report last week titled “The Globalization of Managements Education: Changing International Structures, Adaptive Strategies, and […]
By Diane Gulyas, guest blogger I recently returned from The World Knowledge Forum – a sort of Asian Davos with a heavy Korean flair – held in Seoul every year. This Forum is no small meeting with 2,000 attendees and 200 international speakers with such high-fliers as former Prime Minister Tony Blair, innovative business leader Richard Branson, CEO […]