​Current Students ​​​​​​

Every student’s story is different, and how you choose to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to learn, grow and flourish is up to you. Each year, our students travel the world to experience new cultures, languages and people. We encourage you to read their stories as you begin to plan your own adventure! 

Students & Alumni Profile
  • Why did you choose to study abroad?
    I have always enjoyed traveling, but before studying abroad the longest I had been out of the country was two weeks. I had taken Spanish classes throughout high school and had always enjoyed the language, but realized that if I wanted to improve any further, I needed to spend an extended amount of time in a Spanish-speaking country.       

    How did you choose the country you went to?
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  • Why did you choose to study abroad?
    I personally knew that I wanted to study abroad coming into college. I started to consider studying abroad in early high school after taking a trip to the UK. I had travelled before and loved it, but there was something about being fully immersed in another culture that I couldn’t get enough of. From there, I talked to many people who had or had not studied abroad. Everyone that did said they loved it and ful...Read More

  • Why did you choose to study abroad?
    Ever since I was in high school I have always wanted to study abroad. The thought of completely immersing myself into another country and living there for several months was always so enticing to me, and going abroad in college is the perfect time to do it! I had heard so many people’s stories about studying abroad and how it had changed their lives and was the best semester of college, and I really wanted to have that experience.
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  • Why did you choose to study abroad?
    I chose to study abroad because I understood that it was an incredible opportunity; not one that many MECEs in the country are afforded. My initial curiosity was sparked by an upperclassmen who had gone, which was followed by a “why not” mentality. This then quickly developed into a genuine desire to see and experience new things, as I realized what would be in store if I ended up studying abroad.

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