Making the Most of Study Abroad

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College students who study abroad have the whole world as their campus. Is their educational experience better for it? On The Sound of Ideas, we'll meet students to hear about their experiences. The number of students who study abroad has doubled in the last 15 years or so. Still, only about a tenth of college students participate. We'll cover benefits, drawbacks, costs and, today, the impact of terrorism.

 

Resources:

Plane2Plane: Your Practical Study Abroad Planning Guide by Jon Sender

Andy Steves' Weekend Student Adventures

Guests: 

-Jon Sender, Senior, Finance and Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University, studied in Israel Spring and Summer ’16

-Catie Pauley, Senior, Political Science, John Carroll University, studied in Ireland Fall ’15

-Sara Sobeh, Study Abroad/Advising Coordinator, College of Communications & Information, Kent State University

-Joseph C. Young, Senior, Visual Communication Design, Kent State University, studied in China for 2 weeks Summer ’16

-Justin Frankmann, Senior, Business, Miami University, studied in Luxembourg Spring ’16

-Andy Steves, CEO & President, Weekend Student Adventures LLC, Author of Andy Steves' Europe: City Hopping on a Budget

-Alexander Ledet, Junior, Photojournalism, Kent State University, studied in Cyprus for 2 weeks Spring ‘16. Internship in Cambodia Summer ‘15

-Emily Wirthwean, Junior, Theater, New York University, studying in London in Fall ’16

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