Smart College Visit: Study Abroad Continues to Grow

#CampusChat focuses on Education in Ireland on their April 25, 2012 Twitter Chat

In the first large-scale survey to explore the long-term impact of study abroad on student’s personal, professional, and academic life, the Institute for the International Education of Students (IES)’s study shows that study aboard positively and unequivocally influences the career path, world-view, and self-confidence of students.

Education in Ireland_Logo_RGB_300dpiJoin Smart College Visit’s #CampusChat (@collegevisit) on Wednesday, April 25, at 9PM EDT, as they host representatives from Education in Ireland, a group representing 7 Irish universities and 13 institutes of technology, as they discuss study opportunities in Ireland.

In 2011, approximately 7000 students from the United States studied in Ireland for a period of less than one full academic year and an additional 915 were enrolled as full-time students in undergraduate, postgraduate, or doctoral work.

Gill Roe (@EduIrlAmerica), Manager at Education in Ireland, will be tweeting and taking questions about studying abroad in Ireland and their government’s initiative to promote Irish education overseas during #CampusChat at 9pm EST on Wednesday, April 25.

#CampusChat is in its 2nd year of providing informative and engaging college admissions Twitter chats each Wednesday night at 9pm EST.  #CampusChat is open to the public for participation. Anyone with a Twitter id can join the conversation by adding “#campuschat” to their Twitter message. Follow Smart College Visit @collegevisit for announcements about the chat.

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