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International Education Expert to Discuss What College Students Need to Know about Studying Abroad on #CollegeChat

Brooke Roberts, an expert in international education and founder of http://insidestudyabroad.com , will discuss what college students need to know about studying abroad on  #CollegeChat on Twitter on November 16, 2010 at 6 p.m. Pacific/ 9 p.m. Eastern.

During #CollegeChat, Roberts (http://twitter.com/instudyabroad), will address a number of issues to consider about studying abroad including:

  • How to determine if studying abroad is right for you
  • How do you begin the research for a study abroad program
  • How to make sure the program is safe, reputable and your college will accept the credits
  • How to pay for study abroad
  • Will study abroad be viewed as meaningful to future employers or graduate school
  • Should you include an internship in your study abroad program

Brooke Roberts is an expert on international education having studied abroad three times during college, worked in two university study abroad offices, consulted on international education, and worked for three study abroad companies. Brooke earned a BA in International Affairs & Political Science from Northeastern University and a MA in Higher Education & Student Affairs from Bowling Green State University. Since then she has taught English in China, helped students intern abroad with EUSA Academic Internships, worked on the Semester At Sea Fall ’08 voyage, developed the study abroad office at the University of South Dakota, and is now Marketing Manager with CIS Abroad. Brooke writes about international education at www.InsideStudyAbroad.com, and you can follow her on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/thenewdorothy and http://Twitter.com/instudyabroad .

About #CollegeChat

#CollegeChat is a live bi-monthly conversation intended for teens, college students, parents, and higher education experts on Twitter. #CollegeChat takes place on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. Pacific/ 9 p.m. Eastern. Questions for each #CollegeChat edition can be sent to Theresa Smith, the moderator of #CollegeChat via http://Twitter.com/collegechat , by entering questions online on the CollegeChat Facebook page at http://ht.ly/1XIqV , or by email. More detailed information about signing up for Twitter and participating in #Collegechat  can be found at  http://pathwaypr.com/how-to-participate-in-a-twitter-chat .CollegeChat can also be found on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/collegechat .