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Top 11 Reasons to Study Abroad

Dr. Paola Bianco • 570-408-4519 (T) • 570-408-7829 (F) • Email

Top 11 Reasons to Study Abroad

1. Experience learning academically and personally through another cultures perception.

2. Living with and around native inhabitats of your culture of choice.

3. Learning the concepts and situations hands-on, instead of out-of-the book.

4. College students have the ability to choose what level of academic study they think they are categorized into.

5. Academic credit issued through Wilkes University.

6. Programs include fieldtrips and travel to a variety of sites of interest outside the host city.

7. Opportunity for students to get involved with a number of different areas of interest in addition to the study of the local language and culture.

8. Create bonds with college students from around the world just like you.

9. Language Plus: Foreign language schools also teach humanities (dance or cooking), coordinate internships, and facilitate independent studies or volunteerism.

10. Studying abroad shows future employers the dedication a student has to learning the language of choice.

11. Financial Aid available for Wilkes University students.

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