To travel is to see, to return is to talk.
People Who Studied Abroad #187:
Anderson Cooper, journalist and TV personality
During his senior year of high school, he participated in a study abroad trip to southern Africa. In the early 1990s, he lived in Vietnam for a year and studied the Vietnamese language at the University of Hanoi.
Here are 3 interesting videos that highlight the importance of non-verbal communication. If you will study, volunteer, intern or travel abroad, the following video clips are useful resources that highlight how a simply gesture, turn of the head or handshake can convey a much deeper meaning….
Sometimes she thought that the people overseas had no room in their heart for Africa, because nobody had ever told them that African people were just the same as they were.
Fictional Character Who Studied Abroad #13:
Cady Heron, Mean Girls
I’m 16 and until today, I was home-schooled. I know what you’re thinking. “Home-schooled kids are freaks.” […] But my family’s totally normal. Except for the fact that both my parents are research zoologists and we’ve spent the last 12 years in Africa. I had a great life. But then my mom got offered tenure at Northwestern University. So it was goodbye Africa and hello high school.