California State University - Long Beach

December 3, 2020

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CSULB students. Read the reviews from study abroad alumni below. Then learn more about study abroad from the California State University - Long Beach Study Abroad Office

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02/04/2020 Wish It Lasted Forever Sol Education Abroad - Study Abroad in Spain at University of Granada

"Sol Education really opened my eyes in a number of impactful ways. While I was abroad, I was forced to become more independent and responsible! Between staying accountable for my studies, and traveling alone on the weekends, I realized how important this study abroad was for me in terms of personal growth and time management."

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11/28/2018 Unforgettable Experience! Korea University: Seoul - International Summer Campus

"I improved my speaking skills and was able to learn a little more about the culture. I learned so many things in such a short period of time. I grew to love Korea even more than before."

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09/07/2018 Great Program, Great City, Unforgettable University of Leicester: Leicester - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I really learned to be independent and gained more confidence as a young adult. It was a good first step to living on my own for the first time (ever!) and also a good introduction to living abroad in general. I got the travel bug after doing this program and that paved my way into working and living as an English teacher abroad..."

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11/03/2017 An Excellent Experience Linguistic Horizons: Intern in the Sacred Valley, Peru

"Not only was it an educational experience but also an opportunity for personal growth. I was able to apply the concepts and knowledge I had acquired in school to real life situations. "

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07/06/2017 Awesome Sol Education Abroad - Study Abroad in Spain at University of Granada

"Amazing experience and friends"

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01/23/2017 The Wizard Of Oz Tralia The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Sydney - International College of Management (ICMS)

"I learned a lot about myself and definitely gained an immense amount of south worth. I feel more comfortable in my own skin and am more understanding of other cultures."

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Past Review Bier & Techno In The Heart Of Berlin AIFS: Berlin - Humboldt University

"I learned to become more independent and gained more self confidence in myself, not as shy as I used to be, lived the international experience by adapting to new cultural surroundings, and I am more capable to cope with stress now. Going abroad was definitely the best decision I have ever made and I have fortunate to have done i..."

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Past Review Best Experience Of My Life! Adelante: Valparaiso/Vina del Mar - Intern in Valparaiso/Vina del Mar

"I gained experience working with under-served communities and learning how to offer help while being sensitive to the cultural, and other, differences that factor in to their experiences and their way of understanding society. Also, I learned how to live on my own and take care of myself. The experience was definitely worthwhile..."

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Past Review A Unique Experience! KCP International Japanese Language School: Tokyo - Intensive Japanese Language Immersion

"Other than learning the language, I was exposed to Japanese's beautiful culture and people. I learned more about myself as an individual. Language is only a barrier if you make it. 100% worthwhile!"

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Past Review Independent Adelante: Madrid - Intern In Madrid

"From my internship I learned that I can adjust to an industry I did not know much about. I learned that going abroad is the best way to learn a new language and understanding different cultures. Being in Europe makes it easier to travel to different European countries and become more cultured about older history."

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Past Review You're Going To Regret It. ISA Study Abroad in Madrid, Spain

"It was the worst mistake I ever made."

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Past Review Life Changing Experience In The Sacred Valley! Linguistic Horizons: Intern in the Sacred Valley, Peru

"The most worthwhile experience was being able to interact with an indigenous community who do not share the same luxuries that most people are used to."

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Past Review Eye Opening And Humbling Experience! Atlantis Project | Pre-med Fellowship Abroad

"I gained firsthand clinical experience that was definitely unique from clinical experience in the US. The doctors and nurses were very welcoming and informative. Their enthusiasm for knowledge and teaching was impressive. I definitely have solidified my passion for medicine after this internship, and I am excited to use my exper..."

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Past Review The Atlantis Project Atlantis Project | Pre-med Fellowship Abroad

"These 5 weeks were my first observational experiences in a medical setting. From what I saw and who I was able to talk with, I decided wholeheartedly on pursuing the medical field. This experience was worthwhile; it is the subject of my personal statement."

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Past Review What I'd Give To Be Back In Ireland. American College Dublin: Irish Language & Culture Program

"I gained a lot of cultural knowledge as well as historical, as per my classes taken there. I also learned a lot about who I was and how I live on my own. It was definitely worthwhile and I would do it again if I could. "

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Past Review I'd Do It All Again ISA Study Abroad in Suva, Fiji

"I learned to be much more outgoing and am more willing to try new things. I also learned that I don't need certain things in life that I though made me happy such as designer purses, spending lots of money, etc. I learned to be happy with what I have and that I don't want to live in excess. I also learned to be very patient an..."

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Past Review I Grew Up A Lot. CAPA London: Study & Intern Abroad

"It was very worthwhile. I learned a lot about myself and grew up a lot. I became more aware of things such as my own cultural surroundings as well as aspects of my own self. "

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Past Review Not Exactly What I Expected, But Incredibly Worthwhile! Adelante: Seville - Semester, Summer and Intern in Seville

"I gained confidence and independence and knowledge about the world I live in. I learned a lot more about the history and culture of Spain, which was incredibly interesting to me. I have met and formed relationships with people from all over the world, some of which I truly believe I will stay in contact with long-term. So yes, i..."

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Past Review Italia:Perche Non?! John Cabot University - Study Abroad in Rome, Italy

"Qualities I learned, definitely would be that there is more to life than the materialistic things back at home and I got a huge understanding and a new perspective of how big the world really is. There are so many people, so many interesting, diverse cultures and I loved absorbing them all. My cultural awareness grew profoundly ..."

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Past Review Fantastiche! AIFS: Salzburg - University of Salzburg

"Absolutely! It was one of the best experiences of my life. I might not choose Salzburg again, but only because I would enjoy trying somewhere new."

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Past Review Shanghai: Go Abroad Or Become Regretful! Xing Wei College: Shanghai - Semester or Summer in China

"I gained many, many qualities and understandings from this study abroad program. Not only has the language courses helped me, the mentors taught me more which overall boosted my Chinese greatly. I learned how the culture works in terms of living arrangements, or simply how Chinese business works. Leaving the country has incre..."

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Past Review Csu Ip Granada, Spain Will Forever Be In My Heart! University of Granada: Granada - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I am a completely new and better person from this experience. I am now open to so many more things and feel I have a new look on life. As before, I still plan on teaching but with a BA in Spanish from this year abroad I have the option to teach in a duel immersion course . I now plan on teaching abroad in South America. "

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