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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. The book is 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.
HCC students can email international@hccfl.edu to obtain a free copy

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

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