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Real Students Studying Abroad

There's no better way to learn about what you might expect than to hear from those who've already been there and done that. See what real students have to say about their time overseas through a study abroad program.

  • Study Abroad: Are You In or Out?
    You've been dreaming of traveling to Europe, sightseeing in Hong Kong, and trekking across the Australian Outback -- but you're still in school. The only solution: studying abroad.
  • My Study Abroad Experience in South Africa
    My study abroad experience in South Africa allowed me to feel the pulse of a nation still reeling from apartheid's legacy, make friends with people representing every color in what some call the "rainbow nation," and see some of the most astonishing natural wonders imaginable.
  • One Student's Study Abroad Adventure
    Take a look at one college student's study abroad experience and her advice to fellow student travelers.
  • My Story of Learning and Growing in a Foreign Country
    A German student recalls her study abroad experience in the U.S., learning about the communications and publishing industries.
  • College Graduates Obtain a Passport for Working Abroad
    Six months spent studying abroad in Paris as an undergraduate convinced me that traveling would be a significant part of the rest of my life. But while skipping the country during college is as easy as filling out an application, working abroad as a college graduate is not so simple.
  • Jordyn Linsk: Semester at Sea, Traveler for Life
    I probably learned more about myself in the few months that I traveled around the world than I have in my five years of college courses.
  • Travel Diary: Discovering Cultural Roots in Italy
    Christy Capriccio, a senior at Northeastern University shares her study abroad experiences at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy during the fall of her junior year.