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Study Abroad: A Lifetime Benefit | Student Caring

By studying abroad mostly students can gain a better knowledge about different culture and understanding themselves by improving their ability to evaluate elements in different manner. Through which they develop multicultural interactions which makes their life smoother and natural.it also improves understanding, self-confidence and increase one’s maturity.


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When one studies abroad, not only does their education background grow exponentially but also, they are able to be exposed to the different cultures of the world and appreciate them. With every interaction, one is able to be a full time student inside the class and also on the city streets. Students who study abroad enjoy the experience of sightseeing while still indulging in competitive and innovative class work and research. A student’s experience will translate into tangible benefits such as:

 

They will be able to experience an academic system of another country.They will be able to visit famous historical monuments and be able to experience first-hand.They will be exposed to the dynamics of another culture including language and dialectsThey will have a more global perspective of things and also learn new things about themselves.They will have an international experience which is impressive when included in any resume since it shows that the student has been exposed to an expansive cross-cultural interpersonal skill and also is open to global-mindedness.They will be able to easily adapt to unfamiliar environs.They will also have the ability to learn from different teaching and communication styles due to their diversity.

 

Needless to say, traveling around the world sounds great but also it’s a chance for the student to prove that traveling abroad doesn’t necessarily mean that one is off for a vacation. There are many advantages when it comes to study abroad which includes:

 

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Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc, Ryan Gormley
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Some students struggle with justifying missing a whole semester or maybe a year from their university in the states. This article helps weigh the pros and cons of studying abroad and I personally found it very helpful. 

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, January 4, 2014 11:45 PM

Great reasons to study or even live abroad.

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Whether you´ve been here studying for one week, or you only have one week, this article is a great read to hear about the benefits of your time abroad! (Katarina Hedstrom)

Ryan Gormley's curator insight, December 5, 2014 5:05 PM

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CIMBA Undergraduate Study Abroad Programs

CIMBA offers both semester and summer study abroad programs for undergraduate students.
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Eurostar Travel News | Travel Information | Eurostar

Eurostar Travel News | Travel Information | Eurostar | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
Eurostar travel news and service information. Check travel details for delays, track work and any service updates.
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helpful when traveling throughout Europe

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18 Must Read Books | Travel with me to Italy

18 Must Read Books | Travel with me to Italy | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
Here is the list of my very favorite books that get me so excited for Italy I can hardly stand myself.  Some are purely entertaining, a few historical, one just for cooking, and of course my best g...

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These books will get you in the adventurous mood before your big voyage to Italy. If you read these before your trip, you could even visit some of the landmarks you read about!

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Italy 2014 Rick Steves

100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should go by Susan Van Allen

La Bella Lingua by Dianne Hales

Too Much Tuscan Sun by Dario Castagno

The Hills of Tuscany by Ferenc Mate

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Under the Tuscan Sun & Bella Tuscany by Frances Mayes

Italian Affair by Laura Fraser 

As the Romans Do by Alan Epstein

A Thousand Days in Venice by Marlena de Blasi

A Thousand Days in Tuscany by Marlena de Blasi

La Bella Figura by Beppe Severgnini

The Broker by John Grisham

Playing for Pizza by John Grisham

Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone

Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling by Ross King

Savoring Italy by Michele Scicolone

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Study Abroad Weekend Travel Tips | GoOverseas.com

Study Abroad Weekend Travel Tips | GoOverseas.com | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
Study abroad is a great time to visit new cities and countries. Go Overseas offers tips to students about how to travel while studying abroad.
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Why Do We Study Abroad? | GoAbroad.com

Photo by Victoria MitaThere are so many good reasons for you to study abroad that it can actually be hard to sort out your priorities. How can one deci...
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Why an Ebola travel ban is a bad idea, explained in 2 minutes

A few isolated cases of Ebola in the US have touched off a spate of hyperventilating about a travel ban. But to prevent Ebola from becoming a true threat in the US, we need to stop it in West...
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A lot of people have become hesitant about studying abroad after the recent Ebola outbreak. This video greatly reassures me that Ebola should not stop me, or anyone, from traveling abroad. 

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Travel Photography Scholarship - World Nomads

Travel Photography Scholarship - World Nomads | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it

use Travel photography. Opportunities to travel, learn & create.

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use your love for photography to aid in your love for travel

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How to Pack for Study Abroad

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Tips on how to pack for study abroad are featured, with a look at a college student's packing tips with photos of what she brought on her trip to Europe.
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Naples - The Best Private Places to Visit In Italy | I Travel Fun

Naples - The Best Private Places to Visit In Italy | I Travel Fun | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
If you are a huge fan of pizza or spaghetti, you have Naples to thank for that. This is the city where those spectacular foods originated and Naples takes pride in what they cook up, always using locally grown produce.
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15 Ways to Travel for Free (or at least cheap)

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Advice on how to travel for free, or very cheaply
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21 of the Best Cheap Travel Tips

21 of the Best Cheap Travel Tips | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
It's no secret that I had the time of my life last summer backpacking around Europe. I wrote quite a few posts preparing for it, and I had every intention of blogging about it when I got back but l...
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25 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently When I Studied Abroad | GoOverseas.com

25 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently When I Studied Abroad | GoOverseas.com | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
Looking back on her multiple study abroad experiences, Rachael Taft tells us 25 things she would do differently next time to maximize her experience.
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How to Pack for Study Abroad

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Tips on how to pack for study abroad are featured, with a look at a college student's packing tips with photos of what she brought on her trip to Europe.
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Study Abroad: A Lifetime Benefit | Student Caring

By studying abroad mostly students can gain a better knowledge about different culture and understanding themselves by improving their ability to evaluate elements in different manner. Through which they develop multicultural interactions which makes their life smoother and natural.it also improves understanding, self-confidence and increase one’s maturity.


REASONS

 

When one studies abroad, not only does their education background grow exponentially but also, they are able to be exposed to the different cultures of the world and appreciate them. With every interaction, one is able to be a full time student inside the class and also on the city streets. Students who study abroad enjoy the experience of sightseeing while still indulging in competitive and innovative class work and research. A student’s experience will translate into tangible benefits such as:

 

They will be able to experience an academic system of another country.They will be able to visit famous historical monuments and be able to experience first-hand.They will be exposed to the dynamics of another culture including language and dialectsThey will have a more global perspective of things and also learn new things about themselves.They will have an international experience which is impressive when included in any resume since it shows that the student has been exposed to an expansive cross-cultural interpersonal skill and also is open to global-mindedness.They will be able to easily adapt to unfamiliar environs.They will also have the ability to learn from different teaching and communication styles due to their diversity.

 

Needless to say, traveling around the world sounds great but also it’s a chance for the student to prove that traveling abroad doesn’t necessarily mean that one is off for a vacation. There are many advantages when it comes to study abroad which includes:

 

Click headline to read more--


Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc, Ryan Gormley
Kelly Davis's insight:

Some students struggle with justifying missing a whole semester or maybe a year from their university in the states. This article helps weigh the pros and cons of studying abroad and I personally found it very helpful. 

more...
Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, January 4, 2014 11:45 PM

Great reasons to study or even live abroad.

Odyseey Students's curator insight, December 2, 2014 8:58 AM

Whether you´ve been here studying for one week, or you only have one week, this article is a great read to hear about the benefits of your time abroad! (Katarina Hedstrom)

Ryan Gormley's curator insight, December 5, 2014 5:05 PM

Nailed it!

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Paris is really close to ruining its skyline—again

Paris is really close to ruining its skyline—again | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
Many Parisians are still struggling with the Eiffel Tower.

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This interests me because most Americans think of the Eiffel Tower when they think of Paris. What most of us forget, though, is that most Parisians hate the Eiffel Tower. With this new building on the horizon in addition to the Tower, Parisians aren't too happy.

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Italy Venice - Travel Italy Video Guide - WebVisionItaly.com

Italy Venice - Travel Italy Video Guide - WebVisionItaly.com | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
Travel Italy with WebVisionItaly.com Italy travel video guides to Italy hotels, restaurants in Italy, and Italy destinations Rome, Florence and Venice.
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7 Things You Learn When You Study Abroad

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Studying or living abroad for a month, or two, or twelve, is an experience of a lifetime. You learn more about yourself and the world than you ever have before, and possibly ever will again.
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Study Abroad in Paris - My First Week

Hi, I'm studying abroad Fall of 2014. This is a video about my first week in Paris. Alongside not understanding anyone when they talked to me in French, runn...
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10 Steps to Stress-Free Travel - KOMO News

10 Steps to Stress-Free Travel - KOMO News | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
Every holiday season millions of travelers take to the airways and roadways to celebrate with a winter getaway.
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Sometimes the stress of being in a new environment while traveling can take away from the fun. I suggest reading up on tips before your trip so you at least feel prepared before being thrown into unfamiliar surroundings. 

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5 Best Apps for Study Abroad Students - the Lala

5 Best Apps for Study Abroad Students - the Lala | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
Before you hop on that plane this summer and take off to some exotic country, make sure you download these helpful apps on your phone! These apps can make your travel plans and decisions a little easier when your exploring unfamiliar territory. 1. Peek: Looking for a fun adventure on your day off from classes? …
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5 Reasons to Shop the Market Streets of Paris | marjorierwilliams.com

5 Reasons to Shop the Market Streets of Paris | marjorierwilliams.com | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
Do you have a favorite market street in Paris? Rue Mouffetard holds a special place in our memories - it's near... http://t.co/Lt3ymIrEsy
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How to Include Your Study Abroad Experience on Your Resume

How to Include Your Study Abroad Experience on Your Resume | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
Your study abroad experience should be on your resume for future employers to see. Here's how to effectively highlight it.
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CIMBA Italy Program

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Program Overview
The Consortium Institute for Management and Business Analysis (CIMBA) is an internationally-recognized business institute that trains future professional leaders. The CIMBA program offers semester, summer, and graduate study abroad opportunities with rigorous, high quality, professional courses taught in English. Courses focus in the areas of Business, Journalism, and Communication Studies; however, other electives are also offered. These programs are designed to provide stud
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How to Avoid Pickpockets in Europe — Tips for Outsmarting the Thieves

How to Avoid Pickpockets in Europe — Tips for Outsmarting the Thieves | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
Tips and tricks for avoiding pickpockets in Europe. We explain how pickpockets work, who they target & ways for keeping yourself from becoming a victim.
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Your Study Abroad Packing List: What To Bring (And, More Importantly, Not To Bring) When You Leave The Country

Your Study Abroad Packing List: What To Bring (And, More Importantly, Not To Bring) When You Leave The Country | Study Abroad with KU | Scoop.it
So you’re studying abroad next semester. You’re likely already dreaming of your ideal, scenic Instagram shots, riding your bike to get coffee, learning a new language (or, more likely, if you’re American, not making an effort to learn/speak a new language at all), and being able to finally do what
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