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Product Details

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Agapy LLC; 2nd edition (July 1, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0972132848
  • ISBN-13: 978-0972132848
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,016,645 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Study Abroad 101 by Wendy Williamson is a brilliantly conceived and expertly presented introduction providing specific, concise, informed and informative answers to 101 direct questions about studying abroad" -- Midwest Book Review

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One of the most down-to-earth, practical, useful, and economic guides on the market today. This book is packed with information and is very easy to use and navigate. Read it straight through or find answers to your questions quickly and with ease. Williamson speaks directly to today's college student in a serious, but fun-loving and humerous way. You'll love this book! If you buy just one book on study abroad, this should be it. Don't study abroad without it. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Wendy S. Williamson is a veteran study-abroad director and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV). A graduate of Indiana University and Western Michigan University, she now lives and works in Italy with her family. In addition to writing, she enjoys traveling, spending time with loved ones, meeting new people, exploring the great outdoors, balanced living, and slow food.

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Midwest Book Review on September 12, 2004
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Study Abroad 101 by Wendy Williamson (Study Abroad Advisor at Western Michigan University) is a brilliantly conceived and expertly presented introduction providing specific, concise, informed and informative answers to 101 direct questions about studying abroad. From determining if studying abroad is a viable option, to narrowing down the choices, to planning the trip, to health and safety concerns, Study Abroad 101 goest on to cover such significant issues as money management abroad, "culture shock" arising from living in another country and living with the locals, to keeping in touch with the folks at home, and life after studying abroad. Of special note are Wendy's "Top Secrets You Should Know" to make studying abroad a successful educational and personal experience. If you are considering studying in another country, then give a close and careful reading to Wendy Williamson's Study Abroad 101!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Susan B. on August 3, 2004
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Sudy Abroad 101 is great for anyone, but especially for high School and college students. Wendy Williamson covers all aspects of preparing and planning a trip abroad. She combines her own Peace Corps experience and her professional expertise as a study abroad advisor to provide useful information that is an adventure in itself. Study Abroad 101 is straightforward, fun, and easy to read. Parents, it would be a very useful gift to give this book to a young person interested in traveling or studying abroad.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Book Lover on November 5, 2006
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This book was helpful - wish I had bought it earlier in the game - I would recommend buying it 3 to 6 months before you or your student goes abroad. It helped me getting my son ready and would be helpful for someone looking for a program - our college already had a program in place. Since my son is over there, the only thing they didn't tell us was that it is unbelievably expensive.
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By Anastasia Lopez on July 12, 2013
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If you are looking for a book that will help you work through everything you need to know about studying abroad, then this is the book for you! Engaging in the study abroad experience is a life-changing experience and you don't have to be alone to plan your experience of a lifetime. Choosing this book is a GREAT 1st step in planning to study abroad and I highly recommend it.
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