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Study Abroad


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Information Sessions

Attending a study abroad information session will help you get started in planning a study abroad experience. Information sessions are designed to help you narrow down your choices according to courses offered, timeframe, finances, & interest. After attending an information session, you will have an opportunity to set up a meeting with a study abroad advisor to discuss your plans further.
Fall 2014 Study Abroad Information Sessions


What To Consider: Important Questions To Ask Before Choosing A Program

Choosing a study abroad program that will be the right fit can be difficult. While you are researching the opportunities, keep in mind some of the following questions:


The Fundamental Question

Why do I want to study abroad, and what do I hope to gain from such an experience?


Personal Questions

What goals do I hope to attain from my experience abroad? (i.e. mastering a language, pursuing a specific hobby or area of interest?)


What skills do I already have and how developed are they?


What countries, regions, climates, etc. would I be comfortable living in and where would I definitely be unwilling to go?


When would be the ideal time to go? How long would I like to stay?


What are my preferences regarding a living situation (on my own, home stay, with other American students, with native/local students)?


Would I prefer total immersion in a culture or would I rather have other exchange students around? Am I willing to accept the possible loneliness of going overseas without a built-in network?


Practical Questions

What financial limitations do I need to take into consideration?


How much time can I take out of my academic schedule to go abroad?


How important is it to stay on a four year schedule?


Would I prefer classes in English or in another language?



Calendar

11/26/14 - 11/29/14
iClub Trip to Chicago

For more info vist www.usiiclub.com


12/2/14
Study Abroad Information Session

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - UC 2202


12/5/14
iClub End of Year Dinner

4:30pm - Location TBA

Celebrate the holiday season and the end of the semester! Dinner will be provided by iClub.


12/9/14
Brazil Culture Night

7:30 p.m - Ruston Hall Multipurpose Room


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