Category: Study Abroad

The top three things I wouldn’t have learned without studying abroad

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019


This past academic year, I had the opportunity to study abroad as an exchange student at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. I feel immensely fortunate to have been able to experience another university’s academic program, meet people from all over the world, and immerse myself in an entirely new culture. As my […]

How Krannert helped me study abroad

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018


Even before I came to Purdue, I knew I wanted to study abroad to enhance my love for diverse cultures and experiences. I was prepared with my exact location and time preferences early on. Nonetheless, this didn’t stop me from feeling overwhelmed by the amount of preparation and time that studying abroad would take. Throughout […]

The places you’ll go with Krannert

Friday, September 22nd, 2017


As I look back on the last three years of my life at Krannert, I am in awe of all the opportunities the school has provided me. Here are just a few examples of the places you can go as a Krannert student. 1. The summer after my freshman year, I participated in a Krannert […]

Italy study abroad caps freshman year

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017


“It would be so cool if you guys came to Italy with me,” my friend said to me last spring semester before our Econ lecture. After class, I called my parents and told them about the thought – and they said, “Go for it!!” I was shocked at even the idea; studying abroad was something […]

Summer internship an amazing experience

Monday, September 19th, 2016


Here is just a little taste of the amazing experiences I had this summer working as an intern for Land O’Lakes. I am incredibly grateful to be a Purdue Krannert student, as it gave me the opportunity to have such an amazing internship, and in turn allowed me to travel the world learning about and […]

Madrid trip more than two week econ class

Thursday, August 11th, 2016


When I initially told my friends and family that I would be spending part of my summer studying abroad in Spain, every one of them assumed I was studying Spanish. Many people asked me why I would fly across the world to take an econ class for two weeks. There are many reasons why I […]

Spain study abroad experience builds confidence

Friday, July 22nd, 2016


Sitting in the Madrid, Spain airport next to two great friends of mine, a bittersweet feeling overcame me. Two weeks earlier I didn’t even know these two individuals, yet now I was able to call them close friends. I was sad to be parting ways and that my study abroad experience had come to an […]

Krannert students study European Economics in London during Brexit

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016


I was one of about 30 Purdue Krannert students who participated in the Business Studies in London program this summer. The huge debate over Brexit happened and heightened the whole time we were in London. I took courses in British Business and European Economics. Both my British instructors covered and talked about the Brexit debate […]

Vlog of spring break in Cartegena

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016


You wouldn’t believe what a quick search on Purdue Study Abroad can turn into. I thought I was just looking for something to do over my sophomore year spring break, but what I found was an an experience of a lifetime. Abby Adair is a sophomore in the Krannert School of Management studying Management and […]

Six reasons to apply now for study abroad

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016


1. It is not as expensive as you think! With the help of scholarships, my entire trip to Taipei, Taiwan cost the about the equivalent of a week-long round-trip plane ticket to Taipei! It is a great once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that does not have to empty your bank account. 2. Experience a new cultural atmosphere. From […]

Paris study abroad on a budget

Monday, April 4th, 2016


$111.50 That’s how much my trip to Paris cost me. $32 for trip insurance and $79.50 for flight (well, plus 60,000 frequent flyer miles). For a week, I had the opportunity to travel around and study in the City of Lights. Usually this trip costs $1,732 plus flights, but thanks to scholarships the trip was […]

Making the most of your four years in college

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016


As I enter my 4th semester at the greatest university in the world, I’d like to share five things not to miss during your time at Purdue: 1. Boilermaker Gold Rush (BGR) BGR is the orientation program for freshmen at Purdue the week before classes start in the fall. This exciting week is filled with […]

The seven best things about being a Krannert student

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015


1. Academic Advisors: The advisors at Krannert are the cream of the crop. They make it known to students from the get-go that they are there to make life easy, and boy do they! Krannert advisors have students’ best interests in mind and make it so students can optimize their college experience. 2. Study Abroad: […]

International marketing class includes study abroad option, real-world project

Friday, November 20th, 2015


The International Marketing class at Krannert has taken on a project to market and ultimately help preserve the unique art of woodcarving in Southeast Asia. This project has given my classmates and me the opportunity to take marketing theories discussed in class and apply them to a real-world project. Each semester, a class takes on […]

Expand your world view through Purdue Model United Nations

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015


When I chose the United States and Purdue University as my study abroad destination, I wanted to accomplish several different things: Meet new and diverse people that will help me grow as a person and enrich my experience with new cultures, ideas and opinions. Learn new things and acquire new skills that will help me […]

Study abroad friends are unlike any others

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015


Any of my friends on campus could tell you my favorite color, the name of my dog, the class I really enjoy going to, my favorite TV show, or that I have a twin brother. However, not many people know that before I take a big trip my living space has to be clean, and […]

15 reasons to study abroad

Friday, September 25th, 2015


I studied abroad through Purdue’s Business Studies in London program and you should consider it, too. You will: 1. Discover a new country first-hand – Learn an incredible amount and have fun immersing yourself in a foreign culture. 2. Improve your global mindset – The business world is becoming increasingly global and we need to […]

How to build your resume this summer

Friday, March 27th, 2015


Now that Spring Break is behind us, we only have about eight weeks of school left until summer. Being so close, summer dominates the conversations that have been taking place around campus: How many more days until summer? Are you excited for summer? Are you going to miss Purdue this summer? And the dreaded – […]

Studying business in London (part two)

Thursday, March 19th, 2015


This is the second of two posts about Patrick Melnick’s study abroad experience in London. In case you missed it, here’s part one. Our classes were scheduled so that we could travel, and travel we did! We went to Ireland and Paris. We saw the Mona Lisa, and traveled to the top of the Eiffel […]

Studying business in London (part one)

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015


Arriving at Purdue freshman year I knew that I wanted to study abroad. In spring of 2014, Purdue began advertising the new travel grants given to students studying abroad: $1,000 for a 4-week program, $2,000 for 6-weeks and $3,000 for semester programs. With these travel grants, not only did studying abroad become possible for me, […]

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