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An Exhortation to Study Abroad from Nicholas Kristof

Published: July 30, 2014

"Go West, Young People! And East!"

In a recent opinion column in the New York Times, Nicholas Kristof encourages Americans to study abroad. He cites both statistics about study abroad as well as his own travel and study over the years.  “The experiences changed me by opening my eyes to human needs,” Kristof asserts, creating a perspective that he argues would be helpful for politicians and citizens of any country but sorely needed here in the United States. Read the column online and let us know what you think by leaving your comments below. 

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