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Author: Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan is a seasoned global executive and a best-selling and award-winning author on how to succeed in the global marketplace. She has served as strategist, coach and counselor to CEOs, politicians and executives around the world having worked in more than 50 countries. She has authored six books on the intersection of globalization and careers, and she advises young adults on college and careers.

Posted March 6, 2017, 2 p.m. by Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | View Comments
You can study language immersion at Concordia Language Villages.

As anyone who has done it will tell you: learning another language isn’t easy. You have to put in effort over a long period of time when progress often seems slow. So it’s not surprising that many teens either never start (assuming they are even given the option in school) or drop it after just a year or two. Either is a mistake. Learning a foreign language is good for your brain and your future earning power. And it can be fun, especially if you go to a summer language program where you’ll meet other teens interested in becoming fluent. ...