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Guide to Exploring Study Abroad & Global Programs

  • Leveraging Your International Studies Major in the Global Sphere

    We live in an ever shrinking world where cross-border and even internal interactions of countries have always been complicated and often frustrating. As we become more interconnected through our jobs…

  • Learning a Language and to Plan Less with Noah Hoech

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • Learning Mandarin and Absorbing Chinese Culture Abroad

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • LGBTQ+ Students Abroad

    If you are an LGBTQ+ student, it is important to understand that being out while you are abroad can affect your experiences. Some countries and cultures are open and accepting of LGBTQ+ people, and s…

  • Japan & Fashion

    In March 2015, I developed a love for Japanese culture. I began to study the language religiously, and made many friends with Japanese people online and with the Japanese community in New York City. …

  • It's Not Too Late! How to Go Abroad as a Graduating Senior

    While it is true that the earlier you consider studying abroad, the more options you have, a global experience can still be a possibility for a graduating seniors. It is important to determine where …

  • International Studies/Affairs

    We live in an ever shrinking world where cross-border and even internal interactions of countries have always been complicated and often frustrating. As we become more interconnected through our jobs…

  • International Business Major Goes Abroad

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • Improving Spanish while Abroad

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • How to Use a TEFL & TESOL Certification

    Some English teaching schools do not require a college degree as long as you are a native speaker. At times, full time teaching positions require a bachelors' degree, though not necessarily in educat…

  • How to Make Study Abroad Possible for Majors with Strict Schedules

    Study abroad can be difficult for majors that do not have obvious international components, however there are a number of ways to incorporate study abroad into even the most challenging major.

  • How to Choose the Right Global Program for You

    Students have thousands of global programs to choose from which makes choosing the right program a tough decision. Thinking about what’s important to you in a global program can help you decide which…

  • How to Choose a TEFL Program

    In this article, you will find different options and factors that will help you decide what type of program you would like to participate in while abroad. Everything is covered for Teaching English a…

  • How To Have A Global Summer At Home

    Adding some international flair to your summer can help you discover new interests and even add to your resume if you decide to get involved and volunteer.

  • How Korean Pop Culture Influenced My Decision to Study Abroad

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • How I Expanded My Cultural Competency As A STEM Major in Cyprus

    Cyprus is a quaint Mediterranean island country comprised of roughly a million people. But by all means, this does not mean that Cyprus is not an interesting country.

  • Housing Options Abroad

    Your living situation while abroad will impact your overall experience. Depending on where you study abroad and the program you choose, your housing choices will most likely fall into three main hous…

  • Hearing Stories Sparked an Interest in Study Abroad

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • Having No Regrets About Going Abroad in Oceania

    At Georgia Tech, a majority of students go on Study Abroad Programs. Most of the adults and professionals that I work with always say that the thing that they regret most about college was that they …

  • Handling Your Personal Business Before You go Abroad

    While you’re studying abroad, the world as you know it will change. Nevertheless, daily life back home will continue, and you’ll still have personal business there. Take care of as much as possible b…

  • Graduate School Abroad: A Look at the Benefits of MPAs and MPPs

    Master of Public Affairs/Administration (MPA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) programs emphasize broad-based fundamentals in policy analysis and management, while allowing you to pursue a specializ…

  • Grad School Abroad Benefits

    Pursuing a graduate degree overseas has many benefits. Attending graduate school abroad can benefit you not only professionally but personally as well. If you conduct your graduate degree abroad, not…

  • Global Education: Changing the Course of Students' Careers

    I decided to go abroad for the chance to learn hands on. I knew that I liked Spanish, but I didn't want to just study from a book. I had been to Honduras toward the end of high school and it changed …

  • Giving New Experiences a Chance

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • Get Your Passport on Point for Travel Abroad

    One of the first steps you should take when preparing to go abroad is to apply for a passport. You must have a valid passport in order to enter most countries, so make sure that you apply for one soo…