How Megan Luedke’s Year Studying Abroad in Germany Led to Space Agency Design

“You cannot know anything that’s going to happen. You can plan out everything, but you will just never know.” — Megan Luedke When I started The Study Abroadcast Megan was exactly the type of person I had in mind. The entire process just worked for her and is continuing to do so. Not only had she never been out […]

How Studying Abroad in Germany Changed The Trajectory of Ben Mckelfresh’s Career

“One thing that people don’t necessarily recognize is the relationships that form while you’re having that experience” — Ben Mckelfresh Ben Mckelfresh studied abroad in Germany while in high school and once again in college while an undergrad at DePauw University. In between he did a semester in Copenhagen as well. It’s a classic international tale of […]

Why You Should Study Abroad Through a Faculty Led Program

Faculty led programming is defined as…wait a minute, there isn’t really a definition for faculty led programs which is why I decided to write a blog post about it. So I’m going to give it my best shot: faculty led programming is a few professors traveling with a group of students for a shorter period […]

Darla Deardorff on Intercultural Competence

“Don’t just look at this as leaving the country, but look at it as ‘what do you want to learn about yourself?’” — Darla Deardorff  SHOW NOTES Getting an early start in high school with an exchange to Germany 🇩🇪 [1:43] Obtaining an internship with the United Nations in Geneva as an undergrad 👩‍💼 [2:15] Darla’s […]

Diving Into Virtual Internships With Rachael Criso

During a virtual internship you’re preparing yourself for what we call; the fourth industrial resolution SHOW NOTES So just what is Virtual Internships? 👨‍💼 [2:11] Where and when can you do it? 📆 [4:17] Why choose Virtual Internships over a traditional internship 👩‍💼 [6:01] Rachael’s background and qualifications ✏️ [9:30] What is the process that […]

¢.18 Beers and $10 Sushi With Brandon Losh & Johnny Felsenthal

Brandon Losh and Johnny Felsenthal did Semester at Sea and Berlin about as good as you can do it. They’re great friends who studied abroad in different locations at the same time and actually missed visiting each other by a two weeks. One of the ongoing themes throughout The Study Abroadcast is that they system just […]

What Is Study Abroad?

What is Study Abroad? If you’re reading this, you probably have an idea that you know what you think actually is or might be the easily defined or maybe not-so-typical definition of study abroad. Or maybe you don’t. That’s why I’m here to help pinpoint exactly what study abroad is – and what it can […]

12.5 Places To Consider Studying Abroad

Ok, so here’s what I did: Every study abroad company compiles annual lists of the most popular study abroad destinations based on data from students that studied abroad with them. I looked at all the lists and simply combined them into one, super list, which you can find below. The beauty of it is that […]

How to Choose the Perfect Study Abroad Program To Accelerate Your Career

You know how when you go to a restaurant; usually Chinese food or a diner, and the menu goes on forever and you think to yourself ‘how am I ever going to decide? I wish I could try everything!’ At first glance, deciding how to study abroad can be as daunting as deciding where. The amount of […]