Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Study Abroad in the USA"— Presentation transcript:
1 Introduction to Study Abroad in the USA Insert Institution Name, Your Name, Title, Department
2 What is Study in the USA?Studying abroad in the USA is both a fun and safe experience where one person travels to live in and learn about the United States."I had so much fun! The experience was incredible. I met the best people in the whole world. I would go again in an instant. THIS WAS THE BEST THING I'VE EVER DONE!" -Nikki, Study Abroad Student
3 Top Reasons to Study in the USA To have funTo learn about other places and people (CULTURE)To travel to the USATo meet new people and make new friendsTo study new thingsTo learn to speak English
4 Why Study Abroad in the USA Develop leadership skillsExciting experiencesCreate new confidence and self esteem“I had the time of my life!” Randi, 6th GraderCHANGE PICTURE
5 Who Can Study in the USAHigh school students: They can go for the school year, semester, or maybe just a few weeks out of the summer.University Students: They can study for a summer, semester, year or even their entire university life can be spent abroad.
6 Why I Studied in the U.S.Add your own reasons here why you studied in the U.S. to inspire them by learning from your perspective. These children may know very little about studying in the U.S., so now is your chance to pass on your knowledge to encourage studying abroad.
7 Study Abroad Student Experiences in the USA CHANGE PICTURES
8 My Favorite Memory…Tell students about one of your favorite memories from studying in the U.S. to help them understand the wide variety of things you can experience while in a different country.
14 My Experience in the U.S.Create several slides here to show pictures of your time spent in the U.S. about where you lived, what you did, and who you met.
15 My trip to…Use this slide to insert pictures from your time in the U.S. so that students can see more personal pictures. Don’t be afraid to insert pictures of yourself! Anyone can look up pictures of monuments on the internet or in a book, but by seeing you at these locations personalizes a trip.
16 How to Get to the USA Talk to your parents Visit your school counselor and see what programs are availableApply for a programGet your passportPack your bagsKeep in touch(international calling cards, international cell phones, s, and letters)CHANGE PICTURES
17 Living ArrangementsLiving arrangements vary from one locations to another. Possibilities include residence halls, host families, and boarding houses.In some cases you will have a meal plan, in other cases your host family will provide your meals.
18 This is where I lived…Use this slide to insert pictures or to discuss the living arrangements you experienced. If you lived both with a family and in a different setting, use those experiences to contrast. You could write pro/cons of different living set ups, or include a funny memory of culture shock or something surprising. Remember, the kids are interested in hearing about you, and hearing your story may enable them to not feel so scared about living away from home.
20 Questions? Offer to answer any questions the audience might have on what studying and daily life islike in the U.S., or how if feels to be aforeigner during college, or how if feels toreturn home to your native country etc. Youwill want to come prepared to answerquestions so consider these issues inadvance and how you may want to respondto these concerns.