Tag Archives: #studyabroadbecause

Shopping With Chancellor Merkel

While on the way to teach for WCCCSA’s fall quarter study abroad program in London, one of the instructors decided to stop in Berlin. While there, she just happened to bump into one of the most powerful people in the world: Chancellor Angela Merkel. And she was just popping into the supermarket to pick up a few things like any ordinary citizen.

You never know what you’ll see when you head out into the world.

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New Beginnings — Gilman Global Experience Blog

If you’re interested in studying abroad at some point, we’d recommend checking out some of the Gilman Scholarship Program blogs. Students from all over the U.S. who are studying in countries all around the world share their journeys from getting ready to leave the U.S. to coming back home. It’s a great way to learn what education abroad is like, and what a huge range of different experiences people have.

Happy reading!

My name is Christopher Amoako-Kwaw, a senior at Fairfield University in Connecticut spending my LAST fall semester of senior year in Florence, Italy. No, to just say Florence, Italy would not do this city enough justice. The beautiful, magical, breath-taking Florence, Italy is where I have been the past six days. I never really had […]

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Why Study Abroad: Netherlands Edition

Here’s one more satisfied study abroad student explaining why she thinks everyone should study abroad.

For information about Shoreline’s study abroad programs and the scholarships that can help you pay for them, contact us at studyabroad@shoreline.edu or just drop by our office on the top floor of the PUB in room 9302!

Winner of the Generation Study Abroad Student Voices Video Challenge

Now an English teacher in Korea, Christine O’Dea says that “the world is made up of stories,” and that hers really began when she first studied abroad. As one of two winners of the Video Challenge, Christine got $1,000, an iPad, and a trip to Washington, D.C., where she addressed the first Generation Study Abroad Summit. See her winning entry below, but be warned: You might just inspire an incurable case of wanderlust.

Generation Study Abroad Video Challenge Runner-Up

The Institute of International Education (IIE) and the New York Times have released some videos from contestants in their Generation Study Abroad video challenge. For those who don’t know, Generation Study Abroad is an initiative led by the U.S. Department of State that aims to double the number of American college students who study abroad by the end of this decade. Check out the videos below.