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Four reasons you should study abroad:

1.  Studying abroad broadens your perspective of the world:
      • Experience a new culture
      • Gain perspective on what it means to live in a global community
      • Better understand your own culture and values
2.  Studying abroad offers you the chance to rapidly improve foreign language skills.

3.  Studying abroad provides personal growth.
      • Gain independence, confidence, maturity
      • Become open to new possibilities
      • Push yourself to move outside of your comfort zone
4.  Studying abroad is fun:
      • Try new foods, music, lifestyles
      • Visit significant monuments and sites
      • Make friends from around the world
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So are you thinking of studying abroad?  Don't just think about it.  Do it.  

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One way to help pay for Study Abroad is to apply for a Gilman Scholarship.  It's a program that aims to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad by offering awards to U.S. undergraduates who might not otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.

Did you know studying abroad can help you graduate?

Studying abroad can help you find a job, and earn more money?

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For more information contact:

Hadda Estrada
Assistant Dean, Global Education and Strategic Partnerships
SFCC:  509-533-3844, Building 17, Room 106
SCC:  509-533-7033, Building 15, Room 114

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