Here at Study Away Programs, we are taking the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously. We have been working with local health systems and the university as a whole to create plans of action that will keep our students safe domestically and internationally. Current information regarding our response to COVID-19 can be found on our website, along with other resources. We are remaining … [Read more...] about Planning to Study Abroad in the Midst of a Pandemic
It’s 6:34 AM and you're standing in Chicago’s O'hare airport. The immigration and customs line is moving rather quickly. You mentally take note of any items that you might need to declare. The officer waves you forward. He asks you where you’re coming from and you respond, “Germany.” As he looks over your passport and documents, he goes on to ask what was the purpose of your … [Read more...] about Processing Life After Study Abroad
Prompt Hi, I'm Priscilla and my student is starting college at Missouri State. What does it mean to study away? If my student decides to apply for a study away program, is the tuition paid by Missouri State? How does a student apply to study away? Would my student be safe on a study away trip? Where are some places a student can go on a study away trip? Does the student … [Read more...] about The 411 of Study Away at Missouri State University
For students who are looking to save a little moolah on their study away programs, one that goes away for only three weeks seems like the logical choice instead of an entire semester. Not necessarily. Let's break down some of the factors on why this occurs. Smaller group of students When you're going on a short term faculty directed program (STFD) it's typically with a … [Read more...] about Why going Away for a Semester can be Cheaper than a Short Term Faculty Directed Program
Choosing a location on where to study away can be a challenge in of its self. Throw in now having to choose a provider on who you want to go abroad with can be an even bigger challenge. I'm going to discuss each program in car terms because I've found that the students I advise seem to understand the difference between the programs better this way. ISA ISA is like the … [Read more...] about ISA, USAC, ISEP, and Sol Education Abroad. What’s the difference?