Studying abroad can be a life changing experience. So much so that nearly 300,000 students study abroad each year.
A semester or year abroad is a great opportunity for college students to get immersed in a different culture, build their network, boost their résumé and enhance their story through the process.
We asked students what was their favorite part of studying abroad.
I studied abroad in Costa Rica, and I loved being able to volunteer in the La Carpio. It expanded my view of the world so much, and it made me grateful for all that I have.
Megan Williams, New Mexico State University
The experience of meeting many people everyday.
Tapiwa Kingsley Ndlovu, Drexel University
Being submerged into a different culture with classmates as eager to learn as I was.
Kara Daniels, The Ohio State University
Being dumbfounded by relatively small cultural differences.
Zach Kahn, George Washington University
Learning the culture and seeing the world through their eyes.
Waheed Gbadamosi, Cameron University