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Guide to Exploring Study Abroad & Global Programs

  • 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…

  • Exploring Global Programs: FAQ

    It's natural to have questions about study abroad and global programs. Below are just some examples we've received from students throughout the years.

  • Expertise You Cannot Learn in a Book

    The program was affordable, the staff were helpful, and knowledgeable. The program consisted of housing, excursions, and they were always there to help us with any of our concerns.

  • Experiencing Life in Colombia as a Black Man with Tyler Evans

    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…

  • Embarking On a Year-Long Global Program in Brazil

    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…

  • Dreams Can Come True If You Take Action

    I decided to study abroad because I had the desire within to do so. I woke up one morning excited for what my future looked like. I dreamed of studying abroad but never took the initiative until my j…

  • Diversity is Why I Wanted to Study Abroad

    Diversity is also a reason for me to study abroad. As someone who grew up exposed to multiple cultures, diversity has always been very important to me.

  • Diversity and Inclusion Abroad Guide

    For the majority of students, study abroad is an amazing and sometimes life changing experiences. But just like life at your home school, you may encounter some discrimination on your travels. For so…

  • Discovering Myself

    The biggest overall influence on my decision was a book called The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo. It is about a young boy named Santiago who leaves his small home in southern Spain and embarks on an adve…

  • Describing My Experience Abroad as Paella

    One of the most frequent questions I got when I came back from Spain was, "How was your experience abroad?" It's so easy to say it was "amazing" and "life-changing" and sure it was, but it was so muc…

  • Covering the Cost of Volunteering Abroad

    One way is simply to save up. This would require some persistence and planning ahead on your part. However, saving enough money for the trip can be simple.

  • 5 Tips for Dining While Abroad

    Trying new cuisine is one of my favorite things to do when traveling. With language barriers, exchange rates, and different customs, it’s sometimes hard to do so effortlessly, but it’s not impossible…

  • A Change of Pace in London, England

    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…

  • Choosing A Volunteer Program

    Volunteering abroad is a long-term commitment. It is wasteful for both the organization and yourself to change or discontinue a program. Therefore, it is essential for you to choose the right program…