Now available: A Student Guide to Study Abroad!
Studying abroad should be part of every college student’s education.
Every student who wants to succeed in the global economy should study abroad. And every student who is considering studying abroad should read this book! Packed with practical “how to” information offered in a fun and engaging style, this valuable hands-on resource includes 100 easy-to-follow tips and dozens of real-life stories. Each chapter features useful quotes and anecdotes from a diverse collection of students, advisers and professionals from across the country. Available on Amazon in paperback and eBook!
I teamed up with two leading experts in study abroad — Dr. Allan E. Goodman, President and CEO of the Institute of International Education (IIE), and Sir Cyril Taylor, Founder and Chairman of the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) — to offer the most comprehensive advice:
- Before you go: Doing the research to choose the right program, figure out the financials and prepare properly for your big adventure abroad
- While abroad: Making the most of your time abroad by adapting to your new home, immersing yourself in the culture and staying safe and healthy
- When you return: Transitioning back to life in the States, networking with like-minded global souls and showcasing your global growth and learning
A Student Guide to Study Abroad arms students with the critical information needed to make one of the most important decisions of a college career.
But the book is not only for students; parents and advisers will benefit from the wealth of information contained in this comprehensive, yet easy-to-read book.
“This book is exactly what I wish we had had before my oldest daughter went to Costa Rica for a semester. The book goes way beyond the academic exploration of the ‘going abroad experience,’ and includes concrete advice from the real experts–people who have learned from living abroad.”
“A smart guide to how to select the right program for you, prepare for it, get your money’s worth while on it, and make the most of it after you return.”
“Makes a strong case for the value of study abroad as an integral part of a global education in the 21st century.”