All the Study Abroad Advice You'll Ever Need


Last Updated: Jul 8, 2015

Studying abroad is one of those crazy college perks that seem almost too good to be true (right up there with all-you-can-eat waffles in the dining hall). You get to go globe-trotting for college credit, and you learn incredible things from incredible people along the way. It’s also a surprisingly marketable experience when you’re out job hunting. So if you’re lucky enough to have study abroad opportunities available to you, take advantage! These articles and lists will help you navigate your study abroad options and teach you how to make the most of your time, wherever you end up. 

Why you should study abroad

  • Study Abroad: A Step Toward Changing the World: Are you thinking about studying abroad? Here are a few insights into how it can change your life—and maybe even help you change the world.
  • How to Land a Job with Your Study Abroad Experience: Studying abroad is an ideal way for you to enhance your marketability for employment. Here's a specific method to sharing your experience on your résumé and in interviews that will help you open doors to internships and jobs.
  • Top Reasons for Studying Abroad: Studying abroad is kind of a big deal: you have to say goodbye to your tiny campus bubble, your best friends, and your dog to embark on an educational adventure overseas.
  • Study Abroad as "Citizen Diplomacy" and a Résumé Booster: Spending a semester in Paris or Prague may sound like four months with an accent on fun, but it can also help make you a citizen of the world and an attractive job applicant—and it doesn't have to be expensive.

Finding the right study abroad program

Study abroad tips and tricks

Lists of schools known for their study abroad programs

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