Good tips about chosing a study abroad location. I would add one more: once you have though it over and made lists and researched, go to the study abroad office and ask their advice. They can help you to find a good fit, especially with so many programs available. But take the first step by going to the office with some idea of your preferences beyond language.

ISA Study Abroad Student Blog

Amanda Arroyo is a student at California Lutheran University and is an ISA Classmates Connecting Cultures  blogger corresponding with the Study Abroad Center at Cal Lutheran. Amanda is currently studying abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica on a Fall 4 program.

You made the decision to study abroad. But now you’re faced with unlimited questions.
  • What country?
  • What program?
  • How much will it cost?
  • Do I want to volunteer while I’m abroad?
  • What classes are offered that will transfer back to school?
  • Which city within a given country do I want to be in?
  • Will I like it?
  • Do I want to learn the language?

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About Maria

Inspired by international exchange, I teach in Spain and blog about cross cultural learning, study abroad, and global education topics.

Posted on December 14, 2012, in Advice, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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