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?
Some of the students that come into our office are balling on a budget, and I feel that. I was too when I decided to study abroad initially. So for those of you who don't care necessarily on where you go, and just want it to be cheap, this is for you. In this list we'll talk about some of our cheapest programs that are pretty much all inclusive. Mexico The cheapest program … [Read more...] about Best Bang for the Buck Study Away Locations
Continuing with the theme of the last post talking about the Top 5 Things to Know Before Going to Mexico, here's this week's edition covering Spain. 5. Clothing tends to be more neutral colored. Here in the U.S. we have the liberty to wear whatever we want without worry. Want to come to class wearing a three piece suit? You can do that. Want to wear leggings and a … [Read more...] about Top 5 Things to Know Before Going to Spain
Thinking about studying abroad or simply even traveling to Mexico? You've come to the right place to get some quick tips on things you should know before hopping on the plane. I studied in Mexico for three semesters so now let me bestow what I've learned and transfer it on to you. 5. All of Mexico isn't hot, it does get cold. Mexico City's altitude is 7,382 feet. The city … [Read more...] about Top 5 Things to Know Before Going to Mexico