The Study Abroadcast

63 EpisodesProduced by Chris Carlton

I Studied abroad and absolutely loved it so I decided to make a podcast that helps students do the same.

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#64 Zoey Hoffman Tells Us About Her Trip to Costa Rica to Volunteer

February 20th, 2019


“It’s going to push you to see the world a different way and make you a better person” - Zoey Hoffman 

Davenport University undergraduate Zoey Hoffman is the first student on the show that went abroad specifically to …

Brittney Rosiles & Mason Najima On Why USAC Is A Viable Option To Consider When Studying Abroad

February 18th, 2019


“If you don’t see it for yourself, it doesn’t really happen.” - Mason Nagima 

In this dual interview Mason Najima and Brittney Rosiles tells us about their trips to Spain and India, respectively. They did it through an …

How Luke Bambrick Started His Summer Trip To London With A Bang

February 13th, 2019


“When I have kids, it is literally going to be mandatory for them to study abroad.”  — Luke Bambrick

"A once in a lifetime opportunity within a once in a lifetime opportunity" is how I'd describe the start of Luke …

Meghan Haddy Talks Athens, Greece in This Study Abroadcast First

February 11th, 2019


“It will put you out of your comfort zone, and that might be hard, but it will definitely be worth it.” — Meghan Haddy

Meghan Haddy is the first student on the show who studied abroad in Greece. I'm surprised more …

"Study Abroad in Namibia?" Listening To Michelle Andersen Will Make You Want To Go...Guaranteed

February 8th, 2019


Michelle Andersen (First name IG, last name FB)  was one of the most well spoken guests I've had on the show to date. She went on a journey to the southern part of Africa and was kind enough to take us along for the …

Why Cameron Zbikowski Decided To Spend Two Years in Australia

February 7th, 2019


He did two years in Australia...TWO YEARS!

How To Find The PERFECT Study Abroad Program And Not Pay For Any Of It With Maria Gutowski

February 5th, 2019


Before we started the interview I asked Maria what her major was. Then when we started the interview she told me what study abroad program she …

Corey Miller Tells Her Tale of A Semester At Sea (And 11 Different Countries)

January 31st, 2019


 "I feel like I've grown so much in these past five months that I'm still me, just a better version" — Corey Miller

Exercise science major, Corey …

How Lila Dedvukaj Turned Her Love of Archaeology Into A Multitude Of Study Abroad Trips

January 30th, 2019


If you're an archaeology major or are interested in multiple study abroad trips this interview with @oaklandu 's Lila Dedvukaj is the one for you.

1 …

What It Means To Be The Parent of A Study Abroad Student With Mark Stucker

January 27th, 2019


Marks' got his own podcast, and his experience shows in this one. The episode is perfect to send to your parents if you're thinking about studying abroad. 

How Dalia Lourenço Parlayed Her 3 Study Abroad Experiences Into A Career That Spans The Globe

January 25th, 2019


Some people study abroad and they never really stop. Dalia Lourenço is a perfect example of this. She studied abroad 3 times and hasn't lived in her home country of Canada since. Spain, Russia, and many …

What A Study Abroad Trip To Namibia Taught Maddie Moorehead About Being The Minority

January 24th, 2019


Muggings, excursions, yoga classes, safaris, and more! If you're at all interested in Africa, social work, or an internship at a Magazine, this interview is definitely for you. Great work, thanks Maddie. 

How Megan Luedke's Year Studying Abroad in Germany Led to Space Agency Design

January 22nd, 2019


Studying abroad is supposed to help you. It's supposed to help your career, your network, and it's supposed to make you a more well rounded individual. Megan Luedke is evidence of the system working. She learned, she …

How Studying Abroad in Germany Early On Shaped The Trajcetory Ben Mcklefresh's Career

January 17th, 2019


Maintaining friendships you develop while abroad, a glimpse into the life of an international educator, great stories, and of course the food. It's all here in Ben's interview as he talks about his time in Germany and …

How Amy Schoenberg Went From a Community College to Living in Italy For 13 Years

January 13th, 2019


If you're thinking about Italy, or an extended time abroad this interview is definitely for you. 

Thank you so much, Amy!

Scholarship Advice for The Boren Awards and Beyond With Jeff Cary

January 12th, 2019


Jeff Cary educates us on the Boren Awards, how you can receive one, and gives practical advice on how scholarships in general. He also discusses his …

How Ryan Roberts Got To Intern In Barcelona For 8 Weeks, Receive 6 Credits, and Take 0 Classes

January 10th, 2019


Andria Morse Talks Spain, Japan, and College Career Advice

January 8th, 2019


Anyone working in international education probably studied abroad at one point or another, and Andria is no exception. She tells about her time in …

How To Hit The Ground Running After Graduation With Aaron Horwath

December 27th, 2018


Aaron Horwath of talks about touches on a number of different topics in this interview' specifically how to stand out once you graduate and why living and working abroad might not be such a bad idea. 

Nubia and Frantzces From Chronicles Abroad Give Great Advice About Long Term Travel

December 20th, 2018


Nubia and Frantzces from share their travel stories. But it's so much more than that. If you're getting ready to study abroad this interview is sure to put you in the mindset you need to be in to …

Interview With IES's 2018 Film Competition Winner, Philip Baites

December 19th, 2018


Not only did Philip Baites win the 2018 IES Film Competition, he was also the first student on our show that studied abroad for an entire year. Philip's demeanor and personality bleed through in this interview and you …

Deciding To Learn Spanish in Spain With Luci Bessinger

December 7th, 2018


Luci Bessinger studied abroad in Spain because she wanted to sharpen her Spanish skills. If you're interested in Barcelona or Spain tune in. I know you'll like this episode because I had a lot of fun when we were making …

English As A Second Language And Stories From Around The World With Matt Schneider

November 28th, 2018


This interview is broken down into two parts. First, Matt talks about WESLI and helping international students transition into the classroom in the United States. Second, he tells some great stories and gives advice …

How To Obtain The Perfect Internship Abroad with Karime Diaz

November 27th, 2018


Karime Diaz is our first interview who went abroad solely for the internship and didn't take any classes. She currently serves as an alumni …

Studying Abroad Down Under in Newcastle with Caroline Sass

November 21st, 2018


Newcastle is a gorgeous city in Australia which is located about 2 hours north of Sydney. Caroline recalls her time there, her living situation, and …

Navigating Paris With Abby Haley

November 20th, 2018


Abby Haley is studying abroad in Paris, France and she is absolutely loving it. This is my first interview with someone living in the city of love …

Getting A Full Scholarship to Study Abroad in France with Andrea Vazquez

November 19th, 2018


Andrea got a full scholarship to study abroad and she tells us exactly how she did it. This interview is perfect if you're interested in …

Studying Abroad in Prague With Hannah Lutz

November 16th, 2018


If you're looking to study abroad somewhere that isn't as mainstream, but still popular enough it might be worth listening to this interview to learn …

Learning French in Brussels With Nicole Kalitsi

November 14th, 2018


In this interview we find out why Nicole Kalitsi chose to study abroad in Brussels, Belgium instead of France to sharpen her French language skills.

Getting Paid To Study Abroad in Auckland With Jonathan Mennecke

November 13th, 2018


Jonathan Mennecke talks about applying for and recieving multiple scholarships to study abroad in Auckland. We learn about his living situation, …

Rhondine Petrof Educates Us On Belize; The Only English Speaking Country in Central America

November 12th, 2018


Studying Abroad in Belize is a great opportunity if you want international experience, but don't want to be that far away from home. Rhondine Petrof of Toucan Education Programs does a great job of educating us on the …

Adventures in New Zealand And Landing a Job Before Graduation with Liam Krodel

November 9th, 2018


There are three things you need to take away from this interview:

1. Deciding where to go is easier than you think
2. You're going to make lifelong friends
3. Studying abroad HELPS with finding a job

Tune in to hear Liam …

Julie Alagna Walks Us Through The Process of a Semester at Sea

November 8th, 2018


Julie Alagna gives a great interview discussing everything you need to do to sign up for and succeed in a Semester at Sea. There isn't another …

Studying Abroad in Copenhagen Through DIS with Alison Ryncarz

November 6th, 2018


Alison Ryncarz talks about her time studying abroad in Copenhagen and what it is like to go through the program, DIS, where she now works. We also learn about Woofing which is something every student (no matter where …

Studying Abroad in Rome and Exploring The Rest of Europe with Tiera Salitros

November 6th, 2018


If you're thinking about studying abroad in Rome or anywhere for that matter, and are interested in doing even MORE traveling while you're there this interview is definitely for you. Tiera does a great job of talking …

If You Want The International Experience, But Can't Find The Time, Listen to This Interview

November 5th, 2018


David Carlton studied abroad early, and stumbled on to something that he loves; studying abroad. In this episode we find out why not being ready for a semester and already having plans during the summer did not stop …

Study Abroad Stories: Dublin Edition With Amanda Hackney

November 2nd, 2018


In this episode Amanda Hackney tells us about her amazing time in Dublin and the rest of Europe. It's interviews like these that make me wish I …

Scholarships and Studying Abroad in Ireland with Morgan Kistler

November 1st, 2018


Morgan Kistler did everything right. She found a program, applied for (and received) scholarships, and now she is having the time of her life in …

Studying Abroad in London and Advice for Today's College Student With Brent Blahnik

October 31st, 2018


Brent Blahnik is the Director of International Education at UW - Green Bay. He studied abroad in London and talks about what it is like to …

Faculty Led WWII Focused Study Abroad With Kate Greer of Ohio State

October 30th, 2018


If you're interested in WWII this interview is for you. Kate Greer of The Ohio State University talks about visiting historical WWII sites during her three week trip to Europe.

Studying Abroad in Shanghai with Gillian Reinhard

October 29th, 2018


Gillian Reinhard has been taking Mandarin Chinese for the past 6 years and she thought Shanghai would be the perfect location for her to study …

UW-Stevens Point Study Abroad with Brad Van Den Elzen

October 24th, 2018


In this interview I talk with Brad, who is the Director of the International Student and Scholars Office UW-Stevens Point, about how teaching English …

Setting Up A Clinical Rotation in Australia With Jerrica Huber

October 23rd, 2018


This interview is perfect if you're in the medical field or thinking about Australia. Jerrica does a great job of explaining what it was like to live down under and explains how she set up a clinical rotation her last …

Language Learning Through Immersion With Mattison Gotcher

October 22nd, 2018


UT - Austin's Mattison Gotcher wanted to learn Spanish so she decided to study abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica. In this interview Mattison talks about …

Studying Abroad in Seville with Jason Kouba

October 16th, 2018


Jason Kouba is the Senior Regional Director for Institutional Relations and Outreach at API so there are two avenues to this episode. First, he tells the story of his study abroad experience in Seville. Second, he gives …

How Martyn Magaloudis Saved Money by Studying Abroad in Sydney

October 15th, 2018


Fresh off a trip to Melbourne, Martyn Megaloudis talks about going to school and interning in Sydney. We learn about school specific scholarships, no …

Studying Abroad in Seoul with Minel Cannucciari

October 12th, 2018


In our first interview with someone who studied abroad in Seoul, Minel Cannucciari talks about how she was able to set up a work study with her …

Why Study Away Scholarships Are A Very Real Opportunity with Callie Ronstrom

October 11th, 2018


In this interview, UW-Superior's Callie Ronstrom talks about the driving force behind her first study abroad experience, why the opportunity to …

Studying (and interning) Abroad in Ireland With Jessica Kisluk

October 10th, 2018


After listening to this interview, I wish I was still in college and able to study abroad again. Jessica does a great job of painting a picture of …

Educating Students About What Study Abroad Is With Lacy Frewerd

October 9th, 2018


Most students think they know what study abroad is but what they don't know is the amount of options they have or how it relates to their major and …

Interning in Australia With Lorenzo Corazzin

October 5th, 2018


Lorenzo Corrazin is an Italian who goes to college in the United States that needed to 'study abroad' in order to fulfill an international credit …

How European Classes Differ From American Classes with Conor McGlone

October 3rd, 2018


In our first international student interview, Connor McGlone from The University of Pittsburgh talks about transitioning to life in Italy and discusses his future plans for the rest of the semester...a must listen if …

How to Study Abroad in 12 Days with Peter Wierzba

October 2nd, 2018


In this episode we talk to Peter Wierzba, a 5th year senior at UW-Parkside who tells us how he got credit for this 12 day trip to Poland and had a …

Why St. Norbert Tells It’s Students to Get Involved With Int'l Education Early as Possible

October 1st, 2018


St. Norbert College's Jeremy Doughty talks about his study abroad experience and work, why getting involved with international education early on is …

Study Abroad Guide Recommendation, Going During Winter Break, and Faculty Led Programming with Colle

September 28th, 2018


In this episode I get recommendations from UW-Eau Claire's Colleen Marchwick on study abroad articles to read, taking your trip during winter break, …

How You Can Study Abroad While Working Your Way Through College with Megan Baker

September 27th, 2018


In this episode we learn how Carrol University's Megan Baker worked two, sometimes three jobs as an undergrad and still found a way to study abroad …

Why Most Beloit College Students Don’t Use a Study Abroad Program

September 26th, 2018


How do you take ownership of study abroad and not use a traditional study abroad program? You can do one of two things: Enroll at Beloit College or …

Doing a Summer Study Abroad Program With Taylor Ambrosius of UW-Oshkosh

September 25th, 2018


As our first student interview, Taylor Ambrosius of UW-Oshkosh tells us about her summer trip to France and the fears she had to overcome in order to go. This interview is perfect if you're thinking about studying …

What Does It Mean To Study Abroad? UW-Platteville’s Bing Liang Answers Your Most Pressing Questions

September 23rd, 2018


In his second language, Bing Liang talks about what it means to study abroad and the factors that go into scholarship awards and UW-Platteville. I …

Hannah Marie Morris: A Study Abroad Consultant In The Truest From

September 20th, 2018


In this interview from the Sudan, Dr. Hannah Morris of gives an inspirational interview and talks about what she is doing to facilitate studying abroad on the global stage.

Johannes Schmied: An Austrian Living in The U.S. (Episode 3)

September 12th, 2018


Meet Dilyn Riesterer and learn about International Education at Edgewood College

August 21st, 2018


My 3rd Podcast: Hello Tunisia

May 3rd, 2018

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