South Africa and Reacting to Covid with Chelsi Colleton
The Study Abroadcast
by Chris Carlton
1y ago
"It showed me that I didn't know as much as I thought I did" - Chelsi Colleton Chelsi Colleton knew from a very young age that she wanted to study abroad, and she did just that when she went to South Africa. In this episode we'll hear about her multiple trips, and how Amherst College reacted to / is reacting to Covid-19, and what's changed since the pandemic. This is a very good listen if you're interested in international education as a possible major or career choice, but still checks all the boxes if you're down to hear some classic study abroad stories ..read more
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Getting The Perspective of an Advisor With John Morris
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by Chris Carlton
1y ago
In this episode, Citrus College's John Morris discusses what his school did during the pandemic, and informs us what it was like to study abroad in Amsterdam ..read more
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Colombia Bound With Camille Carr
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by Chris Carlton
1y ago
In this episode we learn how Camille Carr was able to get everything but the flights paid for her study abroad trip to Columbia ..read more
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Jamie Fleming On The Importance Of Study Abroad
The Study Abroadcast
by Chris Carlton
1y ago
"One of my biggest passions for sending students abroad is opening up their perspectives and their world views to see that maybe there are other ways of thinking about things" - Jamie Fleming SHOW NOTES Why Jamie decided to study abroad [0:47] Three different locations! (but be aware of the challenges) Rolling up her sleeves and crafting her own journey [2:24] Bad luck with visas [4:31] Moving to northern Ireland and France after graduation [5:47] And then Vietnam and Italy Reaching out to students who haven't had the opportunity to travel through faculty led programming [7:24] "I'm not ..read more
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Stacie Berdan On Making the Most Of Your Study Abroad Experience After You Graduate
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by Chris Carlton
1y ago
Stacie Berdan really hit it out of the park in our interview today. If you want to ready yourself after graduation and learn what to be prepared for upon job interviews after you graduate regarding your time abroad, you should definitely give it a listen. Experience is an understatement with this best selling author, who tells us some travel stories of her own and gives great advice on the before, during and after of your trip. SHOW NOTES The path Stacie took to get to where she is today [1:20] Becoming an author [2:16] When is the best time to study abroad? [4:31] What's best for you? What i ..read more
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Stefanie Walsh and Michael Bittinger On Why You Should Study Abroad More Than Once
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by Chris Carlton
1y ago
In another Study Abroadcast first, Michael Bittinger and Stefanie Walsh give a dual interview as advisor, and student, respectively. They both have stories, they both give encouragement, and they both agree that you should study abroad more than once, and give practical advice on how to do so in this episode. SHOW NOTES Finding a program that was a perfect fit [1:30] What Michael tells students about studying abroad [2:50] Why your major doesn't need to dictate study abroad Receiving multiple forms of financial aid [3:30] The Purdue Moves Initiative [4:33] Stefanies living and class situ ..read more
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Gilman Recipient, Sue Ronquillo On International Education
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by Chris Carlton
1y ago
SHOW NOTES Sue's role at CSUMB [1:04] Why Sue decided to study abroad [1:54] Gilman award winner [3:14] What a typical day looked like for Sue [3:35]  M,T,TH,F classes Landing a job right after graduation [4:42]  Traveling  Japan, The Phillipines, and Hong Kong Knowing when to clap [6:23] Sue's classes in Spain [8:16]  A native speaker who had never taken a Spanish class [9:14]  Crouqetas  and Korean BBQ  [10:12] How studying abroad affected Sue's career [11:48] Working on an MPA [13:02] Why Sue chose Cal State Monetary Bay [13:31 ..read more
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Measuring Foreign Aid in Ecuador With Cierra Powell
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by Chris Carlton
1y ago
“I got lost, I did not cry, it was honestly just like running a mile, I was just happy I made it back.” — Cierra Powell Our first Gilman Scholarship award winner is on the show today, so yeah; kind of a big deal, and Cierra took advantage of it, in a big way. I haven't interviewed anyone yet, who innovated her study abroad experience the way she did. Her passion lies in studying the inefficiencies of foreign aid to 3rd world countries. She's a true scientist, and a small country located on the Northeast side of South America by the name of Ecuador turned out to be her laboratory. Listen to thi ..read more
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How To Hack The Study Abroad Process
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by Chris Carlton
1y ago
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South America, Central America, and Great Advice With Kim Diehl de Yanes
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by Chris Carlton
1y ago
"Once you're out in the real world, and working, you might have more money, but you won't have more time " —  Kim Diehl de Yanes Kim did great in this episode, and made me feel like I was still in school, contemplating whether or not to study abroad in her office. Her story is unique, too, as she ended up living in Honduras for three years because of who she married.  I'll let Kim explain... SHOW NOTES  Getting her first international experience in high school through Michigan 4-H [1:19]  Going to Guayaquil, Ecuador  Living in Honduras for three years  Advice ..read more
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