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 abroad experience? What experiences do you hope to have, and what skills do you hope to develop, during your study abroad?
  • Why are you picking the location where you want to study away?
  • What cultural differences do you anticipate encountering during your study abroad experience?
  • How do you think you will be challenged – both personally and academically – by a study abroad experience? How might you prepare yourself for those challenges?
  • How does this study abroad 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 abroad experience?
  • What has your study abroad experience so far pointed out to you about your own attitudes, beliefs, and values?
  • What are you finding challenging about your study abroad experience, and what strategies have you tried to make sense of or navigate those challenges?
  • What did you learn – about yourself, your host country, or your field of study – during your study abroad?
  • What surprised you about your study abroad experience?
  • What cultural differences did you encounter during your study abroad experience, and what did those differences help you understand about your own attitudes, beliefs, and values?
  • What skills did you develop or strength as a result of your study abroad experience?
  • What will you do in the future to build on your study abroad experience?