Have a look at the first of our guest bloggers and their stories! Here, Eugene shares a thoughtful essay on curiosity, travel, and his journey into the heart of Turkish culture.
Meet Sam, our latest addition to the Storyteller team! Currently studying aboard in Paris, we’re super excited to have her join us!
When talking to people from the U.S. about foreign languages, this is a typical conversation I find myself engaging in.
As you start mapping out your class schedule for the fall, deciding how many a cappella groups you can join and exactly what number of hours you can go without sleeping, it seems like as good a time as ever to start thinking about that language you’ve been studying.
Join in a brand new series with us as we take a look at where American undergraduate students are studying abroad to get a unique insight into places around the world and the journeys that led these explorers there.
Did you know that more than 50% of American students studying abroad have gone to European countries?
No matter how many language classes you have sat in on through high school and college, whether you are fulfilling a language requirement or you are genuinely passionate about a particular language, you will never truly begin to know a language or a culture until you have done one thing–
“Study abroad is a glorified vacation from school.” “Study abroad won’t fit into my schedule.” “Study abroad is for humanities majors.” “Study abroad credits won’t transfer.” “Study abroad is unaffordable.”