Global Education

Where and when to go?

How should you choose where and when to go?

  • Academic/curriculum: GAR, major, minor, electives to graduation, internships, field research
  • Geographical considerations: time of year, climate, terrain, proximity to other places
  • Urban, suburban or rural location. Size of institution/number of students
  • GPA
  • Third-party provided or direct enrollment
  • Language: beginner or intermediate with some English courses, advanced (immersion), or all English
  • Living arrangements: host family, dorm, apartment, cooling, meal plan, assimilated with international and local people, commuting considerations
  • Technological considerations
  • Assessment/grade transfer
  • Ability to travel to other places
  • Disability and health considerations
  • Personal extracurricular activities