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    Study Abroad Design

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    international affairs. Universities have the ability to meet this demand by preparing students to be responsible global citizens. Thus, to gain a competitive advantage in the new global market, many students are choosing to participate in study abroad programs to broaden their culture experiences and knowledge. The Institute of International Education reported a 3.4% increase in the number of U.S. students studying abroad in 2011-2012 alone (Open Doors, 2014). A number of studies have been conducted to determine the effects studying abroad can have on student global awareness. The following review of literature will explore the different design of study abroad programs and their impact on global awareness of the participating students. Design of Study Abroad Programs Length Although every school is unique in their approach toward study abroad programs, the overall design can be broadly categorized by the duration of…

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    Why Study Abroad

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    College Study Abroad. To most people these words may not mean anything, but to Central College students they open a door of experience and learning. For myself, it means I get to explore the world I have never seen before. Some other things that have inspired me to study abroad is my commitment to learning about other cultures, my love for big cities, and the talk on campus about how amazing of an experience it is. All my life I have been obsessed with big cities. The people, the excitement,…

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    Today, the record number of students studies abroad all over the world. More and more young adults try to spend some time in different countries during their college years. There are many obvious reasons to do so. However, some still afraid to take such a huge step. LR helps students to understand all the privileges of exploring the world through the office of international education. So what, to go or not to go? According to the International Organisation for Economic Co-operation and…

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    Study Abroad Debate Essay

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    Studying abroad is an opportunity that many college students wish to take part in during their college career. “Room for Debate” asks the question of if it is actually worth it. Is it worth the money? Is it enriching the students education? Should studying abroad be mandatory for students? All of these questions are ones that students parents most likely ask them selves before they are willing to dish out the tens of thousands of dollars that it costs to spend a semester or a year abroad.…

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    and studying abroad when I was in Middle School. My grandparents are avid travelers and have gone to almost every continent and stayed for months at a time. In middle school, was the first time that I vividly remember hearing about one of my Grandparents trips, when they went to Peru. My grandmother took thousands of pictures, and while she was there she volunteered in local schools, and really embraced the culture of Peru. My grandparents a slightly different than most “world traveler’s.” Even…

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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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    When I was in high school I saw a brochure for a study abroad program to England. At that time, it would have been impossible for me to participate because of the cost and health problems in my family. I put that dream aside until I discovered the Literary London program with the English department, which I think I’m a perfect fit for. I’m a senior at the University of Washington completing an English major with a minor in History. This is my second year at the University of Washington, I came…

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    Eötvös Loránd University, in Budapest, Hungary, offers a variety of courses conducted in English, but more importantly, offers psychology courses that are essential to my graduation. Learning will not take place in the classroom only; Budapest’s history goes back hundreds of years, although often disregarded in the typical history book. This led me to choose Budapest as a study abroad location as it is a city off the beaten path. I have a desire to learn about all cultures, and Central Europe is…

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    Attention getter statement: Who wants to lead an exciting life full of adventure and novelty? I’m assuming that is everyone, right. Now, can I get a raise of hands from anyone that would like to do this by traveling sometime in the future? Credibility Statement: Like many of you, I’ve always wanted to travel—and I’m happy to say that I’ve finally taken the initiative to make it happen. I’m signed up to study abroad next semester in Madrid, Spain. The process of signing up wasn’t as hard as I…

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    There are several reasons for young generation having a desire to study abroad. Students would prefer to study in a foreign country in order to learn more advanced skills and technology. It is clear that it assists with the improvement of knowledge and language skills. Nowadays the young generation have become increasingly interested in studying in developed countries such as United states of America , Australia , Canada and forth. This essay will outline the problems that arise from…

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