Where Should I Study Abroad? By Sarah Weinberg And Nicole Karlis

5 Questions
Where Should I Study Abroad? By Sarah Weinberg And Nicole Karlis

Have your heart set on studying abroad but just don’t know where to go? We’ve picked a few of the most fascinating travel spots perfect for any type of collegiette™. So take this quiz and get packing! We have a feeling you’ll be on a plane to your dream destination in no time…

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After a long day of travel, you’ve made it to your final destination. You’re exhausted, but rule number one of arriving in a foreign country is to acclimate to the new time zone ASAP. So, instead of napping, you:
    • A. 

      A. Unpack all of your things. You need to take note of what to buy on your first shopping trip.

    • B. 

      B. Mosey on down to the doorman and have him point out all of the must-see places for you to check out, pronto.

    • C. 

      C. Pop over to the family-owned grocery store next door. You want to get to know the locals you’ll be seeing every day.

    • D. 

      D. Lace up your sneakers, grab a map and your translator dictionary and hit the streets. It’s time to explore!

  • 2. 
    You have a day off from classes and your program has nothing scheduled for you to do. You:
    • A. 

      A. Spend the day at the center of the city popping into every store and people watching.

    • B. 

      B. Spend the entire day perusing your favorite museum.

    • C. 

      C. Ask one of the locals to give you a one-on-one tour of their favorite hidden spots.

    • D. 

      D. Grab a group of friends and go hiking or visit the beach.

  • 3. 
    Despite the fact that that you are in an exotic and foreign land, studying is a main part of the studying abroad experience. You’ll be cracking down on homework at:
    • A. 

      A. The go-to coffee shop that I stumbled upon while exploring the city during my first couple of days. It’s full of adventure and character, the place where I always run into a friend.

    • B. 

      B. A café near the city’s most famous landmark or a beautiful park will be where all my reading and homework-related activities will be done.

    • C. 

      C. The school’s resource center or library because I’m acquainted with it. I’m also around my teachers and English speakers in case I have questions.

    • D. 

      D. Homework? What homework? I came here to learn through experience not by the books.

  • 4. 
    Score! Your host family has invited you to their friend’s get-together and there is a huge array of food. On your plate you put:
    • A. 

      A. A giant helping of rice. It seems like the safest choice.

    • B. 

      B. The traditional recipe of the region. Food is a huge part of culture, and I want to learn everything I can about my host country.

    • C. 

      C. The dish that the party’s hosts spent the entire day in the kitchen making. I want them to know how much I appreciate their invitation.

    • D. 

      D. Whatever my host mom puts on hers. I might as well try everything while I’m here.

  • 5. 
    The adventure of being abroad doesn’t have to stop when the sun goes down! You envision spending your nights:
    • A. 

      A. Visiting the area's hottest pubs, bars or discotecas. I want to be in the middle of all the action!

    • B. 

      B. Attending a concert in the park for a local band. I love the idea of sitting in the grass, sipping wine and listening to great music under the stars.

    • C. 

      C. Running to get ice cream at the corner store where all the locals hang out nightly.

    • D. 

      D. Going to the language-exchange activities that my program offers. I wonder what they’ve got in store for us this week.