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Author: Justine Harrington

Justine Harrington serves as the Admissions Director for SPI Study Abroad, a leading provider of summer language immersion programs for high school students. From her very first time abroad (a life-changing trip to Argentina when she was 16), Justine was incited to learn as much she could about the world and its cultures. This passion for travel and global learning soon led to her participation in multiple study and volunteer abroad experiences.

Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 10 a.m. by Justine Harrington | View Comments
SPI Study Abroad

It’s no secret that studying abroad is one of the most fun academic learning experiences that a person can ever hope to have (to this day, my own study abroad experience in France remains one of my favorite periods in my life!). After all, what could be better than soaking up an exciting new language and culture while living in a foreign country, making lifelong friends, indulging in the local cuisine, traveling—and all the while, getting credit for your coursework? It just doesn’t get much better than that! But, most importantly, study abroad is a surefire way to acquire some ...