Studying abroad can help you stand out from peers

From Chicago Tribune, October 18, 2013

A year or semester of study abroad can help college students learn a language, get immersed in a new culture and broaden their understanding of the world.

It may also help them get a job.

Stacie Berdan, co-author of a new book, “A Student Guide to Study Abroad” (the Institute of International Education, $14.95), as well as an international careers expert, said that in a global economy, employers increasingly value study-abroad experiences.


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