What Students Say About International Education

 

Hear from students who have studied abroad about their experiences and the impact on their lives and learning. Meet international students studying in the United States who describe the friendships they have made and the value of their experiences.

Christine Moore

I learned the language, learned from the people whom I had met (those from Spain and many others from around the world), learned that things which once seemed impossible are not all that out of reach, and most importantly learned about my potential. Continue reading…

Adria Baker

I really don’t know who was more enthusiastic. . .the international students, who had a spectacular US cultural experience, or the football players and coaches, who got to meet and learn from the fantastic students from all over the world! This was one of the best cross-cultural experiences I’ve seen! Continue reading…

Jennifer Creamer

I truly know how an experience abroad can change the course of your life, because that one summer in Japan with my special Japanese roommate, had changed mine. I now work with American and International students to facilitate their international educational experiences and couldn’t have picked a more rewarding profession. Continue reading…

Girish Ballolla

I came to the U.S. as an international student from India almost 19 years ago to become a pharmacist. I was 18, fearless and had $150 dollars on me. I knew that higher education in the U.S. was a sure way of building a great future for me and my family…In this global economy, no one can afford to not have a truly global educational experience. Continue reading…

Najib Niazi

I want to go back to Afghanistan to help make the world a better place, And if given the chance, I will one day run for president of my country. Continue reading…

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