Here is the newest video, which includes our trek along the Southern Belt of the US through New Orleans, Jackson, Mississippi, and Alabama.
We just kicked off our cross-country marketing roadtrip, and we cannot wait for the adventures and opportunities ahead. You can see our tentative route here.
Please get in touch with us if you have any recommendations for schools along our route to visit, or any restaurants/cultural attractions to check out. We will make sure to keep you updated throughout the next couple of weeks with photos and videos. Let us know what you think- we look forward to traveling with you all!
-Mike and Adam
In this year’s Open Doors Report, IIE reported for the first time the numbers of students with disabilities studying abroad. During the 2006-2007 academic year, more 1,000 students with disabilities from 116 U.S. colleges studied abroad for credit, comprising 2.6% of all study abroad students. It is interesting to note that students with disabilities normally comprise 9% of students in American universities. Read more
What a week! Adam and I attended the NAFSA region XI conference in New Haven, followed by a weekend of Abroad101 strategizing in Manhattan with Mark and the NAFSA region X conference in Brooklyn. The NAFSA conferences always provide a wonderful opportunity to meet such a diverse range of people in the study abroad field, and both regionals this year included excellent networking and even a chocolate fountain! Read more
Remember back in the day when study abroad used to be…abroad? In efforts to expose students to the intricacies of the entertainment industry, this article in the LA Times reveals that many schools are now offering study abroad options in the city of angels. Apparently, LA is foreign enough an environment to prompt the phrase “domestic study abroad” (a phrase that must have been created “accidentally on purpose”…the oxymorons can go on and on…). Read more
While the first couple of questions are probably a conversation starter, the third likely a conversation ender, and the fourth purely a myth, perhaps the real question that your friends should ask upon return from abroad is “How has life been readjusting back to home?” Read more
Study abroad is all about independence. When issues arise, from sorting out transfer of credit to dealing with a problematic host family, a phone call needs to be made to a student’s home university or program provider to discuss and address the problem. However, today’s “Millenial” students abroad are not always the ones making these calls. Instead, it is often their increasingly involved, protective parents who are taking the initiative. Read more