Why is study abroad important for students from diverse backgrounds?
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Besides the opportunity to compare cultures non western influenced countries, many nontraditional
locations offer a way to reap the benefits of immersion in places where the value of the US dollar
is still strong. Since financial barriers exists for many underrepresented students, looking at
locations off the beaten path (most popular destination for US students) could make good economic