All the Study Abroad Advice You'll Ever Need

The hows and whys of studying abroad, plus some handy lists of colleges and universities with strong study abroad programs.

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

Finding the right study abroad program

  • Going (and Staying!) Abroad: Whether you study abroad for a few weeks, months, or longer, you are almost certain to discover innumerable, invaluable things about the world, its people, and yourself.
  • The World is Your Oyster: Summer Programs Abroad: Think studying abroad is just for college students? Think again. Summer programs abroad offer a range of opportunities for high school students interested in going overseas.
  • Top 20 Leading Destinations of U.S. Study Abroad Students: From the hot beaches of Brazil to the busy city streets of China, students sure do know how to get around.
  • Kia Ora: Studying Abroad in New Zealand: Coming from the United States, New Zealand has a familiar feel. Same language, similar scenery, and areas reminiscent of major U.S. cities like Boston and Denver. Yet, there is something very different that's hard to define.

Study abroad tips and tricks

Lists of schools known for their study abroad programs

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