There are many misconceptions that college students have about education abroad. Many believe that it’s an over-extended, extremely expensive vacation where they are required to do school work. Fortunately, those who think that way are wrong because education abroad is so much more. Well, in lieu of the Spring Break education abroad sessions that leave Sunday, here are the reasons why education abroad is important to any college student’s academic career.
1. You get a sense of worldly things from a scholarly perspective.
There’s something about traveling with your “thinking cap” on. While traveling abroad with classmates, a professor or the intent to learn, it’s hard to not be objective to the world around you. Simple things that we don’t think about on a regular basis are a little more prominent. While abroad, you’ll notice how people of different races and cultures act differently (or more similar) to what you’re…
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