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    I think it is important to study abroad because it rewards students with the invaluable gift of being completely immersed in oftentimes, what is a new culture. Having an intercultural experience is so extremely important in order to broaden one’s sense of cultural understanding, and cultural competency. I think living in the U.S., one can often become rather ethnocentric, and lose sight of just how diverse the rest of the world is, and because of that we view cultural differences amongst ourselves as threatening rather than celebrating these very differences. This is especially true for students, who might not otherwise have had various opportunities to travel, and experience new cultures in this way. In addition, I believe studying abroad it is a unique educational experience that can teach us students things that often cannot be learned in a traditional school setting. For instance, it is one thing to sit in a classroom, and be lectured about a culture. However, you gain a completely different understanding when you can actually experience the culture for yourself. I believe learning does not always take place in the classroom, and studying abroad is a great testament to this.…

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    Since, I will be training to be an RA for Hood College in the summer, I will also have the opportunity to meet freshman at orientation. I have already been in contact with my Study Abroad Advisor, Dr. Kathleen Emory, about joining her team to promote and educate oncoming freshman and current students about studying abroad. In collaboration with the Study Abroad Office, I want to make it my mission to connect at least 15 freshman students with enough information to greatly consider studying…

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    How will your time abroad impact you? What will you bring back to CCSU to impact others in the campus community? Studying abroad comes with numerous benefits and values that have the potential to change a person’s life. My time abroad will impact my life because it will not only broaden my perspective on America but on my life as well. Everyone knows that America is the land of the free and the home of the brave, however many Americans do not understand the privilege of this statement. When…

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    Studying Abroad Nowadays, when the increase in the age of the student and their knowledge of life, many student want to improve their knowledge of science to get a better life, so students study abroad because it is considered one of the best decisions that determine the future of any any student, there are many student prefer to study outside their country. They think studying outside in other country will be better than their own country, in my country many student travelled to USA, UK and…

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    In articles about advantages of international education, writers use many superlative adjectives. For example, I found these sentences “The biggest reason you should consider a study abroad program is the opportunity to see the world” and “One of the biggest benefits of studying abroad is the opportunity to meet new lifelong friends from different backgrounds.” in “10 Benefits to studying abroad”. “Biggest” as a superlative adjective expresses the extreme or highest degree of a quality.…

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    subject in individuals’ life and the key to a successful future. As education is becoming a noteworthy matter, every year the number of students in different fields is increasing. While many students are choosing to study abroad, others prefer study in their home country instead. Nevertheless selecting the school or the country may vary from one another depending on the personal preferences, both selections will have its advantages and disadvantages. First of all, as we are aware of how…

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    Studying abroad is an interesting and controversial topic among college students. Some may ask what is studying abroad? Studying abroad is a chance to travel the world and see the places that one desires to see, while also taking classes at a nearby college. Most of the classes offered in the studying abroad programs are offered at the local colleges in that area as well. Depending on the program the student chooses, they may have the option of staying in a dorm at the perspective college, or…

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    Study Scotland My role model Nephitearya Bailey whos this ? explain has always told me “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” When most people think about study abroad, they are worried about cost, being away from family, and how it might slow down their academic career. While all these fears are rational and should be thought through, Nephitearya would consider them potholes- things to get over, or something that shouldn't stop you from going on your journey. When…

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    Study abroad is a term long program, usually run by a university, that allows students to live in a foreign country and attend a foreign university. The number of US students participating in Study Abroad programs has grown between 1997 and 2007, the number of participants grew from under 100,000 to 250,000. Participants of study abroad programs continued its growth in 2011-2012 grew to 283,332. By following this trend in the amount of participants is expected to increase and the Institute for…

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    At the University of Maryland around 2,000 students study abroad every year. The study had 242 participants from the university. The article, “How Does Study Abroad Affect a Student 's View of Professional Life?” analyzes the feelings of students about work and education after engaging with other cultures abroad. The purpose of the data was to cross-examine the cultural differences with the various host countries and professional work settings. The longer students were abroad, the more important…

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