We know that figuring out how to study abroad within your major can sometimes be challenging. Luckily, we’ve got a map for that!
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Myth: Studying abroad is way too expensive and you can only do it if you’re willing to spend a lot of money.
Reality: There are many ways you can study abroad within your budget! These three universities are examples of places where you can spend an entire semester for under $11,000.
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Twice a year, ISEP invites students and alumni to submit their best photos from their study abroad experiences to our photo contest. We received a huge number of amazing photos and really struggled to narrow it down to our favorites. Because we loved so many of the photos, we wanted to highlight additional pictures beyond our winners that are special in their own ways!
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We asked our ISEP Student Ambassadors to create a 1-2 minute film answering this question, “What do you wish others knew about your study abroad country?” Each answer was different and unique to that student’s study abroad experience.
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1. I Wanted a Study Abroad Experience Similar to the Peace Corps I chose to study abroad at the University of Ghana in Accra, Ghana, West Africa, because I wanted to prepare myself for the possibility of joining the Peace Corps. I wanted to make sure that I could adjust appropriately to living in a developing country. […]
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You’ve decided you want to study abroad. Great! We’re excited for you (like, seriously). But what if your parents aren’t quite as pumped as you are? What if they say… no? Program Officer Rachel encountered some resistance from her parents when she wanted to study abroad in Ecuador. How did she convince her dad to […]
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You’re getting ready to study abroad. Let’s be honest — you’re probably going to have an awesome time. You might want to share your awesome time with others — family and friends at home, strangers on the internet, and maybe even your future self. So you decide to start a study abroad blog. How exactly […]
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Blog post by Marketing Assistant Megan B. We’ve all heard the skeptics: travel while you’re young or you never will. Better be safe than sorry! So instead of staying home this summer, why not opt for an adventure that will blow your other summers out of the water? There’s still time to apply to study abroad […]
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You took a ton of pictures while you were abroad, right? But did you really “take it in”? Believe it or not, your photos captured way more than smiling faces and National Geographic-worthy landscapes. Those images are documented proof of the professional skills and personal maturation you developed while you were out seeing the world. […]
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Believe it or not, ISEP staff know study abroad — including the ups and downs. Here’s former Communications and Marketing Assistant Sarah’s advice on how to manage homesickness! My decision to study abroad was nothing short of impulsive. As a recently declared Spanish major, I figured I’d study overseas at some point, but I was […]
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To put things succinctly, study abroad is… pretty awesome. Right? We know how hard it is to distill several weeks, months, or a whole year’s worth of educational travel adventures into words, and harder still to have those words actually mean something. You might be wondering how to go beyond repeating, “IT WAS AWESOME!!!” and […]
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So, you’ve sent in your ISEP application…Hooray! Now what? ISEP Senior Program Officer, Hillary knows what it’s like first-hand to go through the application process – she studied abroad through ISEP while she was in school, and has read countless student applications since working at ISEP. See what Hilary has to say about going from Placed, […]
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My time studying abroad with ISEP was incredible. I can now look back and cherish the memories made in America but I can also look forward to the benefits I have gained from studying abroad. Here are a couple of ways ISEP has helped me develop professionally: 1. Study Abroad Improved My Confidence and GPA As stated […]
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Emilie was 15 years old when she first “studied abroad.” Although it was only a 10 day educational tour of France and Spain, the experience would jumpstart an incredible transformative life journey. Fifteen years later, Emilie has studied abroad five times, backpacked through the UK, served in the Peace Corps and worked abroad. Emilie Romero is now the Director of Communications and Marketing at ISEP. Here is what she learned along the way: (more…)
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