Saturday, May 17, 2008

Weak Dollar Slows Down Studying Abroad

Over the past two years, the dollar, while up a tad from recent lows, has lost more than 20% of its value against the euro and about 6% against the pound. The result: While programs in places like Rome, Paris, Barcelona and London are still at the top of students' (like Emily Flatt and Tyler Perkins pictured) lists, enrollment there is slowing. And interest in alternative destinations -- Asia, Africa and Latin America -- is surging.

Find out what students are doing to ward off sticker shock here.

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