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Author: Erin McCormick

Erin McCormick runs Middlebury Interactive Language’s marketing team, where her passions for world languages, technology, writing and design collide.

Posted Jan. 6, 2015, 12:45 p.m. by Erin McCormick | View Comments
Middlebury Monterey Language Academy summer program

“…Studying abroad isn’t just an important part of a well-rounded educational experience. It’s also becoming increasingly important for success in the modern global economy. Getting ahead in today’s workplaces isn’t just about the skills you bring from the classroom. It’s also about the experience you have with the world beyond our borders—with people, and languages, and cultures that are very different from our own.”—First Lady Michelle Obama Studying abroad during high school, whether for an immersion language program, a volunteer opportunity or a homestay, will not only improve your language skills, but also give you valuable life experiences that will ...