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Click below to view question sets you can consider as you reflect on how Global Engagement integrates with the rest of your education and with your personal and professional goals. Use the menu to the right to access questions specific to each of the other Elon Experiences.

  • What are your goals (academic, personal, or professional) for your study away experience? What experiences do you hope to have, and what skills do you hope to develop, during your study away?
  • Why are you picking the location where you want to study away?
  • What cultural differences do you anticipate encountering during your study away experience?
  • How do you think you will be challenged – both personally and academically – by a study away experience? How might you prepare yourself for those challenges?
  • How does this study away experience relate to what you have learned elsewhere (e.g., in courses in your major, in courses you took for the Core Curriculum, at other internships, etc.)?
  • What cultural differences have you encountered during your study away experience?
  • What has your study away experience so far pointed out to you about your own attitudes, beliefs, and values?
  • What are you finding challenging about your study away experience, and what strategies have you tried to make sense of or to navigate those challenges?
  • What did you learn – about yourself, your host country, or your field of study – during your study away?
  • What surprised you about your study away experience?
  • What cultural differences did you encounter during your study away experience, and what did those differences help you understand about your own attitudes, beliefs, and values?
  • What skills did you develop or strengthen as a result of your study away experience?
  • What will you do in the future to build on your study away experience?
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Want to write responses to one or more of these Global Engagement questions? Open this Google Doc and make a copy (File –> Make a Copy) to save an editable version to your Google Drive.