Added Pressures on Students Studying Abroad

Did you know that from 2010 to 2011, the HOPE scholarship decreased funding by 54%?  And in the last four years, tuition at some colleges has gone up by 70%?

Are you feeling more and more pressure to get the classes that you need and graduate as soon as possible?

The Office of International Education is looking for students to give testimonials and detailed stories about these issues from the perspective of study abroad.  Please visit the GoogleDoc below for full details and to add your story. Your responses would be appreciated by May 24.

Your stories and comments may be used as part of the 2011-2012 Connecting Our World Grassroots Leadership Program (  Please be as detailed as possible.  Any questions can be directed to Rebecca Bacon (

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