Why Study Abroad?

Practical Reasons:

  • Develop a global resume
  • Make yourself more marketable
  • Become proficient in a language, or learn a new one.
  • Decide on a major field of study
  • Inspire a career
  • Provide volunteer learning service in a third world country

Personal, Cultural and Romantic Reasons:

  • Learn about new cultures
  • Become more tolerant toward different people
  • Make friends from all over the world
  • Discover your heritage
  • Discover the new and unexpected
  • Develop confidence and independence

US News and World Report article on What Students Should Know About Studying Abroad