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    DescriptionStudy abroad has never been so popular, and as students are embarking on life-changing adventures, they need some tried and true advice. "The Exchange Student Survival Kit" has become the essential guide for young people traveling abroad, helping them better understand the unique experience of international exchange programs and avoid many common misunderstandings and problems that may occur in the course of their adjustment to a new culture, a new family, a new school and a new community. Based on her years of research and professional involvement with AFS Intercultural Programs, Dr Hansel has filled the book with examples taken from the experiences of dozens of exchange students from a broad spectrum of cultures. This much-awaited new edition includes: New communications technology as it affects the experience: email, instant messaging, cell phones, on-line games and blogs and information searches; Important advice on personal safety, pressing concerns for parents and students in light of war, terrorism, and crime; and, Changes in society and family life that affect travelers: fast food replacing family meals, a new emphasis on religious beliefs, consumerism, and globalism. For the student going abroad, "The Exchange Student Survival Kit" is the first thing to pack!

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    The Exchange Student Survival Kit
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bettina Hansell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 150
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 6 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    ISBN 13: 9781931930314
    ISBN 10: 1931930317

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ADV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    BIC subject category V2: VSW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24890
    B&T General Subject: 340
    BISAC V2.8: TRV021000, EDU038000, EDU003000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JNWT
    BISAC V2.8: EDU020000
    B&T Approval Code: A37860000
    DC22: 370.1162, 370.116/2
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: LB1696 .H36 2007
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Imprint name
    Intercultural Press Inc
    Publication date
    26 July 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Bettina Hansel is Head of Research & Evaluation, AFS International, based in New York City. AFS is a leader in intercultural learning and offers international exchange programs in over 50 countries around the world through independent, not-for-profit AFS organizations. More than 11,000 students, young adults and teachers participate in AFS programs each year.
    Review quote
    ?The Exchange Student Survival Kit will be of tremendous help for everyone involved in the exchange student field, and by extension, everybody who deals with cross-cultural differences.?