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In the wake of the terror attacks in Paris and Lebanon and massive street protests in South Korea over the past few days, area colleges are making sure students studying abroad are safe.

Mya Coviello Shares Her Experience Abroad

Mar 23, 2014

Advocates for studying abroad believe that students who make going overseas a part of their education helps students and future employers develop profound skills. It pushes students to get out of their comfort zone to experience another culture, language, environment, and education system. Essayist Mya Coviello shares her story of studying abroad in Europe.

The days of learning by simply sitting in a classroom and hitting the books are dwindling as colleges are placing increased emphasis on student travel.

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Study abroad programs are expensive programs for colleges and universities.  In Vermont, two small colleges reflect different approaches - one is struggling with costs, while another expands international studies.