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Study Abroad Links: Korea's Student Diaspora, U.S. Students' Defection Abroad And More

Studying Plato is much cooler when you're in another country. And the year 1994. (Marquette University via flickr)Some links to satiate the starry-eyed students abroad and those looking to join them:

  • U.S. prep schools are pushing hard for enrollment from the "parachute kids" in East Asia, where American diplomas are still prized. (Washington Post)
  • In related news, one of Korea's most popular young actors, Shim Eun-Kyung, has opted to head to the United States to study abroad ... in Pittsburgh. (Dramabeans)
  • Facing tough job prospects at home, more U.S. interns than ever are heading abroad to gain work experience. (BusinessWeek)
  • Seven Boston University physics students were on hand to watch the successful particle collision at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland. (BU Today)
  • The University of Florida has unveiled a summer study abroad program in Istanbul, Turkey, partnering with the English-speaking Sabanci University.
  • The scary side of studying abroad: Two Penn State students studying in St. Petersburg and three others touring from Berlin are safe after the suicide bombing attacks in Moscow. (The Daily Collegian)

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Study Abroad Links: Korea's Student Diaspora, U.S. Students' Defection Abroad And More + United States