Academic Programs Abroad So you're interested in studying abroad?  Perhaps you're looking to spend a semester or a full ye...
Summer Abroad Programs <ul><li>Our Summer Programs are led by LSU faculty </li></ul><ul><li>We usually offer around 20 pro...
<ul><li>Special new programs are available this year, such as our Biology trip to the Galapagos Islands </li></ul>
<ul><li>Students enroll in 2 LSU courses, and they come back with 6 LSU credits </li></ul><ul><li>Those who are studying a...
<ul><li>These programs are great if: </li></ul><ul><li>You have never been abroad before </li></ul><ul><li>You have a cour...
<ul><li>Added Bonuses: </li></ul><ul><li>Small class sizes </li></ul><ul><li>Classes in cities or other unique places you ...
International Exchanges <ul><li>LSU facilitates exchanges with 40+ different countries around the word </li></ul>
<ul><li>Study abroad is great for foreign language acquisition </li></ul><ul><li>You can take classes in a foreign languag...
Payment methods <ul><li>Payment varies (ISEP and Bilateral differences located in detail on website) </li></ul><ul><li>TOP...
<ul><li>You want to talk with your academic counselor  about how studying abroad will affect your major </li></ul><ul><li>...
National Student Exchange <ul><li>NSE is a consortium of 180 schools around the U.S.A., Canada, Guam, The U.S. Virgin Isla...
Payment Methods <ul><li>You either pay normal LSU tuition </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>You can pay the host scho...
Benefits <ul><li>Great if you want to live in a different part of the country </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>If yo...
Last Thoughts <ul><li>You can do more than 1 of the 3 types of study abroad programs. </li></ul><ul><li>In fact, some stud...
<ul><li>There are several scholarships you can apply for (check our website) </li></ul><ul><li>Study abroad looks GREAT on...
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  1. 1. Academic Programs Abroad So you're interested in studying abroad? Perhaps you're looking to spend a semester or a full year at another school in the United States? Well if you are not interested, hopefully this presentation will change your mind!
  2. 2. Summer Abroad Programs <ul><li>Our Summer Programs are led by LSU faculty </li></ul><ul><li>We usually offer around 20 programs: you can see this year's listing on our website ( http://ocs-web2.ocs.lsu.edu/apa/ ) </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Special new programs are available this year, such as our Biology trip to the Galapagos Islands </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Students enroll in 2 LSU courses, and they come back with 6 LSU credits </li></ul><ul><li>Those who are studying abroad will go to classes and on excursions with other LSU students </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>These programs are great if: </li></ul><ul><li>You have never been abroad before </li></ul><ul><li>You have a course-load that will not allow you to go for abroad for a semester or a year </li></ul><ul><li>You want to see a new place </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Added Bonuses: </li></ul><ul><li>Small class sizes </li></ul><ul><li>Classes in cities or other unique places you are unaccustomed to studying </li></ul><ul><li>Unique and collaborative learning environment </li></ul>
  7. 7. International Exchanges <ul><li>LSU facilitates exchanges with 40+ different countries around the word </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Study abroad is great for foreign language acquisition </li></ul><ul><li>You can take classes in a foreign language </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>You can take classes in English </li></ul>
  9. 9. Payment methods <ul><li>Payment varies (ISEP and Bilateral differences located in detail on website) </li></ul><ul><li>TOPS still applies </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>You want to talk with your academic counselor about how studying abroad will affect your major </li></ul><ul><li>Any major can study abroad! </li></ul>
  11. 11. National Student Exchange <ul><li>NSE is a consortium of 180 schools around the U.S.A., Canada, Guam, The U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico </li></ul>
  12. 12. Payment Methods <ul><li>You either pay normal LSU tuition </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>You can pay the host school's in-state tuition </li></ul>
  13. 13. Benefits <ul><li>Great if you want to live in a different part of the country </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to check out future graduate schools </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>You want to go to a school with a strong program in your major </li></ul>
  14. 14. Last Thoughts <ul><li>You can do more than 1 of the 3 types of study abroad programs. </li></ul><ul><li>In fact, some students have done all 3! </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>There are several scholarships you can apply for (check our website) </li></ul><ul><li>Study abroad looks GREAT on a resume! </li></ul><ul><li>Come see us at 103 Hatcher Hall for anyone of our peer advisers to answer any remaining questions </li></ul>
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