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Study Away

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Study Away

The Unauthorized Guide to College Abroad

By Mariah Balaban; Jennifer Shields

Anchor, Paperback, 9781400031894, 336pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2003


Now you can go to the college of your dreams and see the world—without compromising on your education (or your parent's budget). This for students by students guide gives you the inside scoop on colleges and programs around the world, with detailed profiles of the best international schools and independent reporting on what life on campus is really like. And since it covers many full undergraduate degree programs, you can decide for yourself if you’d like to complete your degree abroad or simply go for a semester or two. With this frank and accessible book you'll soon be on your way to studying art history in Paris, public health in Kinshasa, or international business in Hong Kong—whatever your major, the experience of living in a foreign country is increasingly desirable in our globalized world.

-68 schools around the world that teach in English and offer American-style degrees
-A description of each campus and its academic reputation
-Tuition rates and financial aid information
-Housing options, extracuricular activities, and support services
-Contact information and directions on how to apply
-Advice on staying healthy and staying safe