Study Abroad Experiences
What advice do you have on the program selection process for prospective students who are trying to find a good program match?
“Don't participate in a program just because your friends are going. Try to find the proper fit for you.”Megan L. (SACI Florence, Italy Fall, 2014)
I learned from my study abroad experience that I can survive anywhere. I learned that I am much more social than I thought. It was the most worthwhile experience of my life. Read Michael's blogMichael M. (CAPA Beijing, China Fall, 2014)
Study Abroad Tip: If you study or watch videos about people who have gone to the country it lessens the effects of culture shock. Read Michael's blogMichael M. (CAPA Beijing, China Fall, 2014)
“With Chinese, there are two aspects, listening/speaking and writing. Just practicing the characters over and over again is the only real way to learn them. Going out into the streets and conversing with locals is the best way to improve.” Read Michael's blogMichael M. (CAPA Beijing, China Fall, 2014)
What were the most challenging aspects of your abroad experience?
“Figuring out how to live in a foreign country. It took about a month to get used to the language, the city, and the people.”Jessica Y. (ISI Florence, Italy Fall, 2014)