How to Plan Ahead for Study Abroad with CIMBA Italy on this week’s #CampusChat

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Is your student considering study abroad next year? Do you wonder how she should prepare and what she should take (or not take)?

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This week’s guest on #CampusChat is Sophie Switzer of CIMBA Italy. She will be giving tips to parents about how to plan ahead for study abroad.

CIMBA Italy offers insight on the importance of study abroad, with accreditation from Tipple College of Business at the University of Iowa. Their program offers english language coursework for American students on their campus in Paderno del Grappa, Italy. The courses focus on business, leadership, communications, and engineering with an emphasis on personal development. During the study abroad program, CIMBA Italy offers extended travel weekends and weeks for all students, encouraging students to travel whenever possible.


#campuschat college planning twitter chatWhat: How to Plan Ahead for Study Abroad

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Where: Twitter, using hashtag #CampusChat

Who: Follow @collegevisit, @zkellyq and @CIMBAItaly

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Author: Suzanne Shaffer

Suzanne Shaffer advises parents and students in the college admissions process and the importance of early college preparation at She is excited to share her knowledge with the readers of Smart College Visit.

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