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Advice for Psychology Majors from Study-Abroad Veterans...

Psychology majors and alums featured in these profiles answer the question: What would you say to other UW students who are considering a study abroad experience?

If you enjoy traveling, this is probably the best way to get to know a culture because you’re doing it with a person that really knows what they are talking about and a group of students who you will engage with in anything from tours to clubs to amazing restaurants.

- Pirouz Ganji (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Find a program that suits your interests by researching different opportunities.

- Nicolle Perisho (Tinjil Island, Indonesia)

I would encourage everyone to study abroad somewhere, anywhere. When will you get another chance to study in a different country? I was lucky enough to find this great program that has made such a big impact on my life.

-Manuel Arambul (Buena Vista, Mexico)

Choosing a program that fits you is very important.

- Jeremy Luk (Cape Town, South Africa)

I say, do it! There will always be the tiny voice in your head telling you all the reasons that you shouldn’t go… but once you make your decision to go, these things become so easy to work out. I will remember this experience for the rest of my life. No matter where I go or what I do in the future, studying abroad will always be one of my best experiences.

- Hong Nguyen (Buena Vista, Mexico)