June 1st, 2012
Graduating UALR Business Marketing major, Mason Collar is glad he took the opportunity to study business abroad. In the summer of 2010 he took his first study abroad trip to
Life is all about creating stories to be able to tell others. Studying abroad is another one of my experiences that I can share with people. Studying abroad is an opportunity that no one should waste – if I could go back and start my college experience all over again, I would make sure that I study abroad for at least an entire year of my undergraduate studies. Studying business in different cultures is very interesting because you will find many variations in the different aspects of business.
On my first study abroad program I went to
Even though both of my study abroad programs were less than a month each, I find it truly amazing how much a person can learn when they are placed in a situation where nothing is in their comfort zone, where what they know and expect is not the norm. Because of my study abroad experiences my interests and goals have developed and I am excited for what lies after graduation.
I strongly recommend that UALR Students study abroad. Business students who study abroad will quickly realize that business is cross-disciplinary, and there is a lot to be learned by gaining international perspectives. For students interested in more details about my study abroad experiences, please contact me via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org