Diversity Abroad: The First in My Family to Study Abroad – Perspectives from Three First-Generation College Students

By Abby Miller, ISA Senior Regional Director “First-generation college student” is a term we hear more and more often in the international education community. According to the Federal Trio Programs, a first-generation college student is defined as an individual whose … Continue reading Diversity Abroad: The First in My Family to Study Abroad – Perspectives from Three First-Generation College Students

Student making a kissing face towards a camel in Fez, Morrocco

ISA Today’s 10 Most Read Articles of 2015

2015 was a great year for the ISA Today blog, from the year-long City Discovery series, which gave a glimpse into all of ISA’s program locations, to the major face-lift/format that the blog got mid-year. ISA staff provided local insight and global perspective … Continue reading ISA Today’s 10 Most Read Articles of 2015

Diversity Abroad: Tips for LGBT Students Abroad – Insights from my Studies in Paris

By Matt Gulizia, ISA France Site Specialist Study abroad can be a daunting undertaking for virtually anyone, and cross-cultural perspectives on sexual orientation can be a concern for many students.  “Will my host country be accepting of me?”, “Will I be … Continue reading Diversity Abroad: Tips for LGBT Students Abroad – Insights from my Studies in Paris

Diversity Abroad: Studying in the Rainbow Nation – A Minority Student Perspective

By Brittany Waddell-Allen, ISA South Africa Site Specialist The number of students from underrepresented groups who study abroad has slowly increased over the last decade. According to the Institute of International Education, the number of African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic students … Continue reading Diversity Abroad: Studying in the Rainbow Nation – A Minority Student Perspective