Abby Garcia, Abby- Resident Noodle Expert
Studying abroad is an experience all undergraduates should take advantage of during their college years! What better time then when you are young and don't have as many responsibilities!
When you study abroad, make sure you take courses that satisfy your graduation requirements so you can make the experience as productive and fulfilling as possible. Studying abroad has many advantages that will help you in your future endeavors.
Here are some articles that can help you get a better idea of the advantages of studying abroad:
New York Times Article: "It Is Essential"
"Making study abroad a part of their education is the most effective and accessible means for students to develop needed skills because it pushes a student to get out of her comfort zone to experience another culture, language, environment and education system. It teaches students to appreciate difference and diversity firsthand, and enables them to recognize — and then dismiss — stereotypes they may have held about people they had never met. "
"Gain perspective by broadening your world experience." "Improve your network through new friends and acquaintances." "Gain a competitive edge for graduate school." "Take control of your future by exposing yourself to new paths."
"Become More Independent" "Manage Your Own Finances" "Form New and Rewarding Relationships" "Network for Your Future"
Enjoy your study abroad experience!