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eBook - A Student Guide to Study Abroad


Hillsborough Community College has joined the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to help more Americans to gain international experience through study abroad programs in May 2015. As a commitment partner institution's students, you are eligible to receive a free eBook of A Student Guide to Study Abroad, published by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS) Foundation. 

Please use the following link: www.iie.org/studentguidedownload to access the free eBook copy of A Student Guide to Study Abroad. You will be asked to complete a quick survey which will help IIE learn more about your interest and potential obstacles. After completing the survey, you will immediately be able to complete the free download from any computer, tablet or mobile device. You can select any of the following formats: 

  • .epub (for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch; Android; NOOK, NOOK Color and NOOK Tablet; Sony Reader and other eReaders)

  • .mobi (for Kindle and Kindle Fire)

  • PDF (for laptop or PC)

About A Student Guide to Study Abroad

Packed with user-friendly "how to" information offered in a fun and engaging style, A Student Guide to Study Abroad includes 100 practical, easy-to-follow tips and more than 200 real-life stories from students, advisers and professionals.  Written by three leading study abroad and career experts, this guide makes it clear that study abroad is more flexible, affordable and accessible than ever before, and that there is a study abroad option for just about everyone. The guide addresses the needs of all students as it offers targeted advice for students from diverse backgrounds and different fields of study, and addresses practical considerations related to topics such as disabilities, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and financial need.

Topics include:

  • Deciding how to choose the right program

  • Figuring out the financials

  • Making the most of your time abroad

  • Immersing yourself in the culture

  • Staying safe and healthy

  • Transitioning back to life in the States

  • Incorporating the study abroad experience into a winning job search


Hillsborough Community College Center for International Education