International Study Essay

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Studying Abroad College life is full of exciting and challenging opportunities. One of the most anticipated programs for incoming freshmen is studying abroad for a summer, a semester, or an entire year. This is a way to meet new people, experience new places, and break away from the daily routine of college living. Some of the exotic destinations for study include Australia, Italy, the British Isles, France, and Germany. The University of Dayton encourages all students to consider what the study abroad program has to offer. The program offers a wide variety of opportunities to each and every individual. Students will not only take courses while they are in a foreign country, but they will also have the…show more content…
Despite any misconceptions, the study abroad program will cost only slightly more than a semester would while being on campus at UD. The fees to participate in the program include housing, program activities, meals, and tuition (quoted in UD Study Abroad pamphlet). However, some fees are not included, such as airfare, books, and transportation. It is highly recommended that students always plan accordingly for their spending money. Students may request additional financial aid while in the study abroad program; they just have to consult their financial aid advisor. In addition to financial aid, there are a number of scholarship programs that are available and they are designed to support the study abroad program. For example, the Maureen Hanson ’77 Fund, the ISSAP Scholarship Fund, and Cordell W. Hull International Fellows Fund, just to name a few, are all readily available to give assistance with the financial part of studying abroad (quoted in UD Study Abroad pamphlet). Year after year, students who participate in this wonderful program are willing to share their great experiences, and they will recommend it without any hesitation. One such student is Junior, Matthew McCue. Matthew traveled to Australia with the study abroad program, and while he was there, he climbed a mountain in the Australian Outback, scuba dove in the Great Barrier Reef, and
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