This was my first time on a plane and my first time
leaving the United States, however, it turned out to be
one of the best experiences of my life. I strongly
encourage other students, especially minority students,
to find the opportunity to study abroad. Studying in
Ecuador was a turning point in my life, because it made
me realize that my opportunities are endless if I work
hard enough to achieve my goals. Linda
Diversity Abroad - consists of
all questions students or parents may have about study
abroad. Gives insight to many facts and benefits
of study abroad for minority students.
Global Study: Smooth or Bumpy Ride (Global study is to
diversity as internship is to job experience by Dr.
Francis O. Adeola and James A. Perry -
From the Black Collegian Online,
an article about the value of study abroad for all
"Study Abroad Matters: Top 10 Reasons for African
American Students to Go Abroad" by Starlett Craig
reasons for African American students to go abroad.
Provides students with an idea of some myths and why
they are not true and numerous opportunities for
students to study abroad.
"Study Abroad Isn't Just for White Kids by Elizabeth
Redden" - An article in Inside Higher Ed featuring
initiatives to expand access to study abroad for
students from underrepresented groups.
The World is in Your Hands -
students tell their stories of their time abroad.
Stories come from African American students from the
University of Pittsburgh that have
studied all over the world. Students discuss how
they were treated, how much they stood out, and how this
affected them personally and socially.
A study abroad experience is worth having. Not only
does it make your resume look good but you also visit an
exotic country that most would crave to go to …so why
not seize this opportunity!!