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7 Quick Reasons You Should Explore International Education #IEW2014


International Education opens your world.

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International Education and Study Abroad can be open to everyone.  As it’s International Education Week 2014, now is the perfect time to find out more about how to explore this wonderful world. No matter where you’re from or where you want to go, there are numerous  programs, scholarships and resources available.  All it takes is a little research and you can enrich your environment, make new international friends  and increase your cultural awareness.

Here’s what some of College Tourist’s Ambassadors have to say about their experiences on study abroad and how it enhanced not just their education but their view of the world.

Bethany – China

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Exchanging my global experience showed me that I can get through any challenge, even in a country where I could barely communicate. – Bethany

 

Caroline – Greece

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Exchanging my global experience in Greece taught me about the ways that Greek Mythology, early civilizations and the ancient world influenced the world I live in now. Now that I’m back I love being more aware of the world around me and its’ roots. – Caroline

 

Katie – Ireland

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Exchanging my global experience taught me that travel is challenging, but it’s the most beneficial and exciting challenge I’ve been lucky enough to encounter. – Katie

 

Lindsey – East Germany

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Exchanging my global experience in the former East Germany taught me that patience, resilience and perseverance – especially during difficult times – can make a country and its people beautiful. – Lindsey

 

Niki – Italy

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Exchanging my global experience taught me how incredibly beautiful the world is. But most importantly, it taught me to take a step back and look at things differently. Sometimes all you have to do is open your eyes. – Niki

 

Kate – Ecuador

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Study abroad is doable for everyone and it’s the best experience I’ve ever had (so you should do it too). This photo is from my semester in Ecuador. My host family had a house in the mountains, and I was trying all sorts of different fruits they grow in the backyard – Kate

Caitlin – Italy

Exchanging my global experience in Italy showed me that the world is full of different perspectives and has so much to offer. - Caitlin

Exchanging my global experience in Italy showed me that the world is full of different perspectives and has so much to offer. – Caitlin

 

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