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Use Your Study Abroad
Experience to Create a
Life of Awesome
Study Abroad
Re-Entry Conference
Alexis Grant
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Cameroon
2002
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Travel = Perspective
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What You Gained
 Recognized how lucky you are
 Skills that makes you a better job candidate
 Learned to...
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My Story
Liberal arts college
 J-School
 Houston Chronicle
 Freelanced in Africa
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My Story
Liberal arts college
 J-School
 Houston Chronicle
 Freelanced in Africa
 Wrote a travel memoi...
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My Slashes
 Journalist
 Social media & blog strategist
Clients: Small businesses and startups
Managing e...
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How can you use
the perspective you gained while
traveling to do great things
in your life?
Our Goal Today
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Recognize how lucky you are,
and use that as a motivator
Action #1
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Figure out how what you learned
while studying abroad makes you a
better job candidate.
What story do you ...
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Push yourself
outside your comfort zone
= Great rewards
Action #3
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Love of travel =
How can you fit
travel into your life?
Action #4
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Job that involves traveling
Live abroad
Take a big trip
Work remotely
Ideas for fitting travel into yo...
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Make Travel a Priority
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Dream big
Surround yourself with go-getters
Seek inspiration online
How to maintain your momentum
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What’s your next
Big Goal?
Now that you’ve accomplished this…
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Questions?
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alexiskgrant@gmail.com
Twitter: @alexisgrant
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How to Use Your Study Abroad Experience to Create a Life of Awesome

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Alexis Grant speaks to students who recently returned from studying abroad about how her semester in Cameroon helped her get where she is now -- and how they can use their experiences for good, too.

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How to Use Your Study Abroad Experience to Create a Life of Awesome

  1. 1. alexisgrant.com Use Your Study Abroad Experience to Create a Life of Awesome Study Abroad Re-Entry Conference Alexis Grant
  2. 2. alexisgrant.com Cameroon 2002
  3. 3. alexisgrant.com Travel = Perspective
  4. 4. alexisgrant.com What You Gained  Recognized how lucky you are  Skills that makes you a better job candidate  Learned to push yourself outside your comfort zone  Love of travel
  5. 5. alexisgrant.com My Story Liberal arts college  J-School  Houston Chronicle  Freelanced in Africa
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  13. 13. alexisgrant.com My Story Liberal arts college  J-School  Houston Chronicle  Freelanced in Africa  Wrote a travel memoir  U.S. News & World Report Now: Innovator-in-Chief of Socialexis
  14. 14. alexisgrant.com My Slashes  Journalist  Social media & blog strategist Clients: Small businesses and startups Managing editor of Brazen Life  Entrepreneur Creating and selling ebooks and courses How to Take a Career Break to Travel How to Build a Part-Time Social Media Business
  15. 15. alexisgrant.com How can you use the perspective you gained while traveling to do great things in your life? Our Goal Today
  16. 16. alexisgrant.com Recognize how lucky you are, and use that as a motivator Action #1
  17. 17. alexisgrant.com Figure out how what you learned while studying abroad makes you a better job candidate. What story do you want to tell? Action #2
  18. 18. alexisgrant.com Push yourself outside your comfort zone = Great rewards Action #3
  19. 19. alexisgrant.com Love of travel = How can you fit travel into your life? Action #4
  20. 20. alexisgrant.com Job that involves traveling Live abroad Take a big trip Work remotely Ideas for fitting travel into your life
  21. 21. alexisgrant.com Make Travel a Priority
  22. 22. alexisgrant.com Dream big Surround yourself with go-getters Seek inspiration online How to maintain your momentum
  23. 23. alexisgrant.com What’s your next Big Goal? Now that you’ve accomplished this…
  24. 24. alexisgrant.com Questions?
  25. 25. alexisgrant.com alexisgrant.com alexiskgrant@gmail.com Twitter: @alexisgrant I’ll post this on SlideShare. Connect with Me

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