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Study Abroad Tips



If you’ve already decided to study abroad, here are some tips to remember when you’re abroad and when you return home:

When You Are Abroad

Slow down, listen and observe the locals
Limit social media use
Engage local faculty and students to learn more inside and outside the classroom
Budget appropriately so you can make the most of the whole time you are abroad

When You Return

Stay Involved by…

Join Global Aztec AllianceBuddy with an International Exchange student
Volunteer with the Study Abroad office
Attend the International Student Coffee Hour each Friday
Share your experiences in the classroom and with faculty.