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What I Wish I'd Known About College

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Take the opportunity for a semester abroad.


If your college has a program to study for a semester or a year in another country, take advantage of it. Yes, it will probably cost a little more, but you may never again have a chance to travel abroad for an extended period. College should be more than learning about facts and figures – it should be a chance to educate yourself about the world you live in. There's no better way to do that than to immerse yourself in a new culture.

Next: Get involved with student organizations.

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