University of Iowa

Authored by Taylor Wertheim

4/9/2019

Deciding Whether to Study Abroad for a Summer, a Semester, or a Year?

A lot of students considering semester-long programs return, saying they wish they'd studied abroad for longer. However, for other students, a semester might be the perfect amount of time abroad, or even a summer. Here are some tips to help you decide which option is best for you. Keep in mind that every program and each student studying abroad is different.
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12/28/2018

Up and running

Anyone who goes on an exchange can tell you the last few months of exchange are hectic. The further into an exchange a student gets, the more they understand and navigate the city, make close friends, and start exploring deeper into the city. For me, my favorite part of the exchange is always the end because it’s the part where most people form the strongest bonds and students usually feel very connected and comfortable with the city. It’s so difficult to sum up all the wonderful experiences that I had throughout this last month and a half so I will just mention some highlights.
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