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Guide to Exploring Study Abroad & Global Programs

  • 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…

  • Health and Safety Issues Abroad

    It’s important that you take personal responsibility for your health and safety while abroad. If you don't take care of yourself, you’ll be at greater risk for illness and dangerous situations.

  • 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…

  • Gaining International Experience for Insight and Experience

    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…

  • Gaining Independence

    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…

  • Gaining Confidence

    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…

  • Fundraising 101 for Global Programs

    Another way to help finance your study abroad experience is through personal fund raising. Not only is it a way for you to earn money, it also gets your friends and family involved in your study abro…

  • Fulfilling A Lifelong Dream 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…

  • From Apprehension to Life Changing with K'Yanna wesley

    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…

  • First Generation Students Traveling Abroad

    As a first generation college student, your focus on college may be to simply navigate what it means to be successful in college. There's a good chance that going abroad was never part of your vision…

  • Finding Community While Studying Abroad

    Whenever I am going abroad whether it is my study abroad or just travel in general, I always think about the effects that my religion and race will have. When I was looking at different programs that…

  • Facts About Attaining A Graduate Degree Abroad

    On the surface, studying abroad for graduate school seems complicated. For some students getting into graduate school is difficult enough let alone doing it abroad. However it does not have to be. He…

  • Exploring Women's Rights in Morocco

    I enjoy meeting people and learning about different cultures of the world. I have previously traveled to Vietnam and always wanted to study abroad again though didn't realize I would get the chance t…

  • Exploring Next Steps Toward Going Abroad

    Study abroad takes planning to succeed. The sooner you start preparing to study abroad, the better your experience will probably be. Start the process by following these steps.

  • Exploring My Heritage and History in Thailand

    Due to being in an engineering major, it seemed easier to do a summer study abroad so that I would not miss classes during the year possibly risking me being behind in my studies. Then when I learned…

  • Exploring Medical Professions in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia

    The decision to study abroad was definitely a significant one, because my family is already contributing a lot to my college education. However, due to the courses I took abroad, I will be able to gr…

  • Exploring Italian Language and Culture

    I saw studying abroad as an opportunity to learn a different language, culture, and lifestyle that would fill me with a new perspective that I could then share in my future endeavors. Italy has an ou…