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Study abroad makes you a better person

A new study of the effects of study abroad on students’ personal development finds a significant positive impact on the “Big Five” personality traits: agreeableness conscientiousness neuroticism extraversion openness to experience This confirms the importance of cultivating global competence as … Continue reading

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Interacting with international students develops many important skills

See our previous post on how study abroad not only changes your life, but also your brain & why culture shock is good for you! Two researchers at Duke found that regular interaction with international students significantly develops key skills … Continue reading

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