An awesome thing about the study abroad trips is that students can receive many credits in a shorter period of time and the tuition is one-third the price when studying abroad. I took the chance to receive six credits toward my degree on the trip I chose. What a way to save some money and have an experience that could not be achieved in a classroom, in my opinion.
Everyone chooses to serve for different reasons. They may have been inspired by someone else, find a cause close to their heart, or simply want to do what they can to help out another. Regardless of the reason, all service should be completed from the heart, from the desire to make a positive impact in the life of someone else.
For some, taking an unpaid internship may be a waste of time and effort. For many years, students have been asking questions if paid internships are better than unpaid. The value employers put on experience and dedication is what matters. So should students limit themselves to paid internships only?