There are a lot of great reasons to study, intern, volunteer, or research abroad. We've managed to narrow these down to four main reasons. Here's how an Education Abroad experience can enhance your college career as well as create a better future.
Going abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that will equip you with a fresh perspective of the world … as well as the people in it.
Being inside of a classroom is only a single component of an overall education. Going abroad provides you with hands-on learning that help you grow both academically and personally.
Time and time again, Aggies talk about the relationships made during their time abroad. Some coming back with lifelong friendships stretching across the globe.
Studies continuously show that going abroad can mean a higher GPA upon your return. It also can increase your chances of getting into your first or second choice of graduate school. And once your ready for the job market, participating in Education Abroad shows to help students get jobs faster and make higher starting salaries.
THE POWER OF EDUCATION ABROAD
"Texas A&M is ranked first for a reason; the study abroad staff is out of this world (and around the world), and the program’s professors and teaching assistants care about you and your development. Take advantage of this."
- Vivian Martin '22
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Here at Texas A&M, we are fully committed to providing Education Abroad opportunities for ALL students. We understand the impact your identities, such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability status, etc., can have on your study abroad experience. We're here to help you find the perfect destination and program as well as the right accommodations to ensure your experience is a success!
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