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Stefanie Walsh and Michael Bittinger On Why You Should Study Abroad More Than Once The Study Abroadcast

    • Education

In another Study Abroadcast first, Michael Bittinger and Stefanie Walsh give a dual interview as advisor, and student, respectively. They both have stories, they both give encouragement, and they both agree that you should study abroad more than once, and give practical advice on how to do so in this episode.

SHOW NOTES


Finding a program that was a perfect fit [1:30]
What Michael tells students about studying abroad [2:50]
Why your major doesn't need to dictate study abroad

Receiving multiple forms of financial aid [3:30]
The Purdue Moves Initiative [4:33]
Stefanies living and class situation [5:37]
Living in The Student Hotel

Faculty led programming [7:15]
Going to a new destination almost every other day
Understanding the differences

Visiting other countries [8:56]
Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Belgium, Spain, England, Rome

Over 70 Faculty Led programs at Purdue [9:51]
Going over spring or winter break

Almost missing a flight [12:42]
Vulture droppings! [15:40]
Dutch pancakes [19:00]
How studying abroad has changed Stefanie's view of the world [19:49]
The importance of community
People having your back
Adapting to different laws and values

How studying abroad affected Stefanie's major [23:15]
Thinking you're inter-culturally competent [24:44]
Encountering a wide range of experiences

Why Stefanie decided to go to Purdue [26:39]
Why Michael decided to work at Purdue [28:07]
Recommendations
A Higher Loyalty by James Comey
This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class by Elizabeth Warren
We Need To Talk by Celeste Headlee
Ishmael by Daniel Quinn
The Daily
Left, right, and center
99 Percent Invisible

Final Advice if you're thinking about studying abroad [32:35]


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This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

In another Study Abroadcast first, Michael Bittinger and Stefanie Walsh give a dual interview as advisor, and student, respectively. They both have stories, they both give encouragement, and they both agree that you should study abroad more than once, and give practical advice on how to do so in this episode.

SHOW NOTES


Finding a program that was a perfect fit [1:30]
What Michael tells students about studying abroad [2:50]
Why your major doesn't need to dictate study abroad

Receiving multiple forms of financial aid [3:30]
The Purdue Moves Initiative [4:33]
Stefanies living and class situation [5:37]
Living in The Student Hotel

Faculty led programming [7:15]
Going to a new destination almost every other day
Understanding the differences

Visiting other countries [8:56]
Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Belgium, Spain, England, Rome

Over 70 Faculty Led programs at Purdue [9:51]
Going over spring or winter break

Almost missing a flight [12:42]
Vulture droppings! [15:40]
Dutch pancakes [19:00]
How studying abroad has changed Stefanie's view of the world [19:49]
The importance of community
People having your back
Adapting to different laws and values

How studying abroad affected Stefanie's major [23:15]
Thinking you're inter-culturally competent [24:44]
Encountering a wide range of experiences

Why Stefanie decided to go to Purdue [26:39]
Why Michael decided to work at Purdue [28:07]
Recommendations
A Higher Loyalty by James Comey
This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class by Elizabeth Warren
We Need To Talk by Celeste Headlee
Ishmael by Daniel Quinn
The Daily
Left, right, and center
99 Percent Invisible

Final Advice if you're thinking about studying abroad [32:35]


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This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

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