CU Boulder remains a strong draw for study abroad, international students

CU Boulder remains in seventh place nationally among peer institutions sending students abroad for a full semester and continues to be a beacon for international students seeking academic opportunities in the United States, according to data released today by the Institute of International Education’s 2017 Open Doors Report. CU Boulder continues to rank No. 1 in …

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Beginner Jitters in Sevilla, Spain

  After arriving from a 26-hour journey, I was greeted with a great big smile and, “Buenos Dias, Mi Amigo,” from Fran our program manager for CIEE. Immediately, I felt welcomed as all the participants and I rode the bus to our homestay. While on the bus ride, I met another student, Casey, who would …

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Home-stays Abroad: Expectation vs. Reality

So, your application is completed, your bags are packed and you've researched enough of the culture of the place your going that you feel as though you've already lived there. The only area of preparation that's still not quite confident in your mind is your home-stay. When I first discovered I would be living with …

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Shanghai: Through Jade’s Lens

By: Jade Neguyen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MLRkyU-IYQ Let’s first start off by saying, when I started to pack up all my stuff, I was beyond nervous to be living in China. The largest misconceptions of China include pollution, communism, militarized streets, poverty and lack of diversity. I’ll be honest, I was frightened. As the plane was about to …

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Ahoj! Diary Pre-Departure vs. Post-Abroad, Prague

Pre-Departure: I feel like I’ve been telling everyone of my plans to leave the country for what feels like years. When they ask of my plans, or why I’m still on Christmas break, I feel like a broken record telling them I’m studying abroad in Prague at the University of Economics. Why yes ma’am I’m …

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