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Where should I study abroad?

Old 10-15-05, 05:11 AM
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Where should I study abroad?

I go to NYU, and I want to study abroad next year. I've never been that far away from the US, so anywhere will be an experience. Based on location alone, where do you guys think would be the best choice? I am leaning towards Prague, but am far from making an official decision.
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Originally Posted by Joe1086
I go to NYU, and I want to study abroad next year. I've never been that far away from the US, so anywhere will be an experience. Based on location alone, where do you guys think would be the best choice? I am leaning towards Prague, but am far from making an official decision.

On those locations alone, since I don't know what other languages you speak, has to be london...Otherwise, FLORENCE is the easy pick..
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Originally Posted by matchpenalty
On those locations alone, since I don't know what other languages you speak, has to be london...Otherwise, FLORENCE is the easy pick..
I am fluent in Spanish. NYU has a language requirement for every location except London (obviously), Ghana, and Prague.
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In that case, I vote for Prague. You can easily take trains to anywhere in Europe, no language requirement to study in Prague, and it's less likely to be as touristy (more of a real expatriate experience likely). I've had friends who've been missionaries in Budapest and other more-eastern European capitals, and they RAVED about the people, inexpensive cost of living, and easy access to rest of Europe.

By the way, big props to you for wanting to study overseas. Looking back, NOT having studied abroad (I wanted to, but couldn't) was far and away my biggest regret of my college experience. From the people I've known who did study abroad, it will change your life way more than even college itself will.
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Where should I study a broad?

Take her to your bedroom of course!
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Originally Posted by Rockmjd23
Take her to your bedroom of course!
Dang it!

I was going to go with, "What, they don't have any broads to study at NYU? "
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I picked London of the choices on your list, but in my life, I chose Japan.
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I would pick the place where I spoke the language.
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Japan. Japanese girls are easy.
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Out of the cities in Europe that I've seen, I've liked Prague the most. But it's much easier to be assimilated into the culture when you speak the language.
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Prague is pretty cool and the broads are hot. Go there.
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Florence.

Either that or Florence.
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Originally Posted by Thor Simpson
Florence.

Either that or Florence.
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Originally Posted by shoppingbear
In that case, I vote for Prague. You can easily take trains to anywhere in Europe, no language requirement to study in Prague, and it's less likely to be as touristy (more of a real expatriate experience likely). I've had friends who've been missionaries in Budapest and other more-eastern European capitals, and they RAVED about the people, inexpensive cost of living, and easy access to rest of Europe.

By the way, big props to you for wanting to study overseas. Looking back, NOT having studied abroad (I wanted to, but couldn't) was far and away my biggest regret of my college experience. From the people I've known who did study abroad, it will change your life way more than even college itself will.
I vote Prague for the same reasons. It's hard to choose just one place, but at least you would have an easy time traveling to all the others from Prague. It's also still the most affordable place to live for an American. Enjoy!
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I forget who I'm ripping off, but there's New York, there's Paris and then there is the rest of the world. Paris is the only city I've been to that could hold a candle to NYC in terms of culture, museums, clubs, character, personality, and a heartbeat, as well. Paris (so far) is the only city I'd consider living in, other than NY.
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Originally Posted by Thor Simpson
Florence.

Either that or Florence.

I agree. that place is ass soup. I studied abroad there (many actually) and couldn't have had more fun. The museums and churches are boring, but just yawn and complain and it'll be all good.
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Florence is nice, but I think you'll beat it to death after a whole semester. And that includes if you end up visiting the hell out of Tuscany, as well.
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Go to Prague. Take it easy. And if she's easy, take her twice.
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Originally Posted by Bushdog
I forget who I'm ripping off, but there's New York, there's Paris and then there is the rest of the world. Paris is the only city I've been to that could hold a candle to NYC in terms of culture, museums, clubs, character, personality, and a heartbeat, as well. Paris (so far) is the only city I'd consider living in, other than NY.
I love NYC, but I've lived here or close to the city for my entire life. I want to take this rare opportunity to get out of here even if it is for a few months.
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I agree. that place is ass soup. I studied abroad there (many actually) and couldn't have had more fun. The museums and churches are boring, but just yawn and complain and it'll be all good.
This post makes me sad . . .
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If you are interested in a life altering experience, I would go with Ghana.
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Originally Posted by talemyn
This post makes me sad . . .

I didn't think it would be too well received. It was supposed to be taken as more tongue-in-cheek, but......whatever. You can't win 'em all.
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Originally Posted by dick_grayson
I didn't think it would be too well received. It was supposed to be taken as more tongue-in-cheek, but......whatever. You can't win 'em all.
Only Groucho is allowed to be sarcastic without using smilies.





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italy, plenty of hot women there. paris too. what's in ghana?

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