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Study Abroad


Getting Started


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USI Study Abroad Programs In This Country:


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

09/25/14
Study Abroad Information Session

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. - UC 2202


09/23/14
Spain Culture Night

7:30 p.m. - Ruston Hall


09/25/14
Study Abroad Infomation Session

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. - UC 2202


10/03/14
Study Abroad Infomation Session

9 p.m. - 10 p.m. - UC 2202


10/03/14
iClub Murder Mystery Dinner

7:00 p.m - Carter Hall

For more info vist www.usiiclub.com


10/06/14
Study Abroad Infomation Session

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


10/10/14
International Club Meeting

4:30 p.m - Ruston Hall

For more info vist www.usiiclub.com


10/11/14 -10/13/14
iClub Fall Break Trip

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Spend the start of you Fall Break exploring the Great Smokey Mountains with iClub! Sign up by 10/08/14 in the CIP office.


10/14/14
Study Abroad Infomation Session

1 p.m - 2 p.m - UC 2202


10/06/14
Mexico Culture Night

7:30 p.m - Ruston Hall Multipurpose Room


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