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  • International Students — Admissions — Carthage College
    he gained valuable leadership skills at the military school where he rose to the rank of second lieutenant Daneric attributes much of his confidence to working in Carthage s Office of Institutional Advancement Conversing with successful alumni helped him outgrow the extreme shyness he exhibited back home If you want to succeed you ve got to be open said Daneric who s also thankful for God s guiding hand and his parents constant support One of the many networking connections he made at alumni events led to a promising opportunity as Daneric lined up a summer job after graduation at a country club in Mequon Wis As a management major he ll welcome the chance to work on the business side of the club while staying involved in his sport as a tennis coach He admits it ll be difficult to leave behind a campus full of humble giving people but Daneric expressed confidence that he s prepared to serve an ace in the next phase of his life Magdalene Odhiambo 16 Besides the climate Magdalene Odhiambo 16 notices one clear difference between Carthage and the schools in which she has studied class size At the high school she attended in the Western part of Kenya classes normally had approximately 70 students At Carthage where the average class size is 17 she has been impressed by the small class sizes that allow one on one interaction with professors and classmates Meet Magdalene Of the small class sizes and interaction with professors she said It was even better than I expected Hometown Kisumu Kenya Major International Political Economy It was even better than I expected Magdalene said This is a luxury enjoyed back home mainly by private school students With plans to major in International Political Economy Magdalene is taking advantage

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  • Transfer Opportunities at Carthage — Admissions — Carthage College
    application to apply now Spring Scholarship Competition 1 full tuition 1 22 000 One full tuition scholarship and one 22 000 scholarship renewable for up to three years are awarded to new incoming freshmen and transfer students who show determination intelligence and motivation Sign up now to receive more information about the 2014 Spring Scholarships Financial Aid and Scholarships for Transfer Students A college education is an investment in your future Some students are hesitant to consider attending a private college thinking the cost is beyond their reach That s not the case At Carthage every student and family qualifies for some type of aid and 99 percent take advantage of this support The average financial aid package grants scholarships loans and college work study covers a substantial amount of the cost of full time enrollment Carthage s no need scholarship program enables even students from families with higher incomes to be eligible for financial assistance Learn about No Need Awards for transfer students Learn about Need Based Awards for transfer students Carthage Tuition and Fees Click here for current Carthage tuition and fees Housing Carthage provides on campus housing for all students under 25 years of age You can

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  • Jacelyn Peabody — Meet Carthage Biology Majors — Biology at Carthage — Carthage College
    The view is like no other and it also serves as a sanctuary during finals week Biggest surprises so far The biggest surprise is how Carthage College is everything it was promised to be and more The professors have stimulated me intellectually and challenged me to be the best that I can be There is not a better college possible for me Carthage is paving the way for a successful future and I could not be more grateful for the opportunities that Carthage has allotted to me Advice for students considering your major To anybody considering being a biology or a neuroscience major at Carthage This major is only for serious students I spend hours studying every night but I love it and wouldn t trade my field for anything It is stressful and time consuming There is no room for slacking but you will grow as a scientist and Carthage will prepare you for your future field if you are willing to do the work If you have a passion for biology or neuroscience there is not a field of study more rewarding and I am certain that there is not a school out there better than Carthage Ben Schroeder 13 Lincoln Scholarships This merit based competitive scholarship is awarded to three freshmen each year and covers full tuition room and board for up to four consecutive years of undergraduate study Jacelyn was absolutely thrilled to win the scholarship she says The award gave me the opportunity to get a world class education at the school of my dreams The transition from high school to college can be hard at times Freshmen are away from their families their old friends and everything that is familiar Jacelyn found support in her professors I had a tough time with what was expected of me academically and it was extremely tough being 7 hours away from family she says I was overwhelmed but Dr Pfaffle guided me every step of the way and taught me lessons that extended well beyond the classroom Now she couldn t be happier with her decision to come to Carthage and she has taken full advantage of the opportunities offered to her Carthage is the best of both worlds It has the academic rigor of an Ivy League school but you have the one on one connections with professors that you only find at a small school After college Jacelyn plans to further her education through graduate or medical school After graduating from Carthage I plan on enrolling in a MD Ph D program that will provide training in both medicine and research she says I want to prepare for a career in which I can spend some of my time doing research in addition to caring for patients Ultimately Jacelyn has one simple goal in mind I want to do good for many people by advancing knowledge developing new treatments for diseases and pushing back the boundaries of the unknown in addition to caring for patients

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  • Molly Dupuis — Student Voices — Communication and Digital Media — Carthage College
    in fields outside of their majors Carthage also offers flexibility she said The flexibility of the academics makes it possible for me to double major and minor in four years in something that is not offered at many other schools and gives me a competitive edge over other graduates that I will be competing against Molly said Carthage s flexibility also allows Molly to study abroad in Australia and New Zealand in Fall 2011 Carthage has been so encouraging and helpful with this process and they make it easy to enjoy every step of it she added Favorite professor James Lochtefeld He was my Religion 1000 professor and he completely opened my mind to the religions and cultures of the world He approached the material in an objective way making it possible to learn about and understand world religions in a completely expert but unbiased way Favorite class Religion 1000 for the reasons mentioned above and Gary Williams Classic to Contemporary Leadership Theories Class It is a class that is required through the Character Quest program and it focuses on real life leadership theories and skills as well as self analysis and improvement of personal character That class challenged me and allowed me to thrive more than I have in any other class Toughest class Accounting Yikes I m definitely not a math person Favorite moments at Carthage Participating in the Character Quest Program organizing and working events with the Carthage Activities Board being an Orientation Leader playing volleyball when the weather is nice and Sunday Bunch in the cafeteria every single week Favorite spot on campus It is a tie between the back corner of the library s basement where I am the most productive and down on the rocks by the lake Biggest surprises so far How much

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  • Study Abroad FAQs — Study Abroad — Carthage College
    I have to be fluent in another language Yes or no It s worthwhile to keep in mind the importance of knowing the language of the country in which you will study The ability to communicate clearly and effectively will affect the academic social professional and personal integration into the host culture Yes If your plan is to enroll directly in a foreign university you must know the language of the host country well enough to follow lectures complete assigned readings and research and take written and or oral examinations thus you must be highly proficient in the appropriate language Typically a minimum of two years of college level study is required for programs conducted in the language of the country You should however verify the requirements of your particular program prior to applying No Your ability to enroll in many programs is not determined by demonstrable proficiency in the language of the host country Nevertheless you should be prepared and willing to learn the language while you are there usually through intensive language courses and your daily contact with the people around you Back to top For how long should I study Many factors contribute to the answer to this question such as your academic goals the ability to integrate your study abroad with your chosen academic program of study here at Carthage etc The majority of students find that a full year abroad is more beneficial academically socially professionally and personally than is a shorter period The depth of your experience and learning is intensified by longer stays so please do consider carefully the advantages of a full year experience Back to top If I m not able to go for a full year or semester program are there short term opportunities available Carthage offers a variety of J Term courses that incorporate or are based on an overseas experience These courses provide a wonderful introduction to international education and have frequently served as the catalyst for student s subsequent pursuit of longer programs abroad Additionally there are a number of summer programs available for academic credit Back to top Where will I live while abroad Student housing options vary by program dorms or residences apartments homestay etc though our students are strongly encouraged to live with a host family if the option is available Back to top Can I get credit for my classes taken while abroad Yes credit is usually awarded provided that you have carefully planned your program of study and have obtained approval of the courses in which you will enroll while abroad PRIOR to departure The transfer of credit is dependent upon the approval of the Registrar s office in conjunction with the Study Abroad office and all appropriate departments The actual number of credits will vary by program and the number of classes taken abroad You should review your credits with the Study Abroad Coordinator your major advisor and the Registrar s office before you leave for your overseas experience but many

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  • Program Coordinator — Study Abroad — Carthage College
    2 30 to 4 30 p m Mondays 1 30 4 30 p m Wednesdays and 10 15 11 15 a m and 1 30 4 p m Thursdays Send him an e mail if you d like to make an appointment As the Study Abroad program coordinator Professor Kulke works with students as they prepare for and participate in their international study experiences He teaches Spanish language literature and civilization courses in the Department of Modern Languages he also teaches courses on cultural awareness and heritage He has traveled extensively and studied abroad himself and has also led groups of students overseas on many occasions Erik Kulke Assistant Professor of Modern Languages Lentz Hall 326 ekulke carthage edu 262 551 5916 Office hours Mondays 2 30 4 30 p m Wednesdays 1 30 4 30 p m Thursdays 10 15 11 15 a m 1 30 4 p m Call stop by or send an e mail to Professor Kulke for an appointment Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our Faculty Academic Calendar Take the Next Steps Request Information Schedule a Visit Apply Now Current Students Faculty The Bridge My Carthage For Faculty Student

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  • Study Abroad Scholarships — Study Abroad — Carthage College
    abroad program Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships This program offers several types of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students as well as qualified professionals pursuing vocational studies The applicant will serve as a goodwill ambassador to a host country and give presentations about their homeland Upon their return they will share their experiences with Rotarians and others Application materials for the 2012 2013 program year are now available Contact your local Rotary club or the Study Abroad Coordinator for further details Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation This foundation offers scholarship information for students interested in pursuing Foreign Service career with the U S Department of State It also offers scholarships for teachers who want to get involved in high need schools John T Petters Foundation Available to undergraduate students who are members of a John T Petters Foundation Partner University and or non profit organizations OR undergraduates who apply separately as an Open Scholar These students must be pursuing a study abroad program that has a focus on international business Fund for Education Abroad FEA FEA was created in order to open doors for deserving education abroad students Starting with academic year 2011 2012 FEA will award funds for students planning to study abroad on any academically rigorous program FEA scholarships are intended to meet the financial needs of students who might not be eligible for government grants or existing funds limited to specific programs or groups of students Like the Rotary this scholarship requires a long lead time apply in 2011 for AY 2012 13 Germany German Academic Exchange Program This program offers scholarship opportunities to students scholars and higher education institutions of the United States and Canada from undergraduates to faculty to study and research in Germany Asia and Pacific Freeman Asia Scholarships This program s goal is to increase the number of U S undergraduates who study in East and Southeast Asia by providing them with the information and financial assistance they will need The applicant must be pursuing his her first bachelor s degree and must be in good standing with his her university Foundation for Asia Pacific Education Four different scholarships with differing eligibility requirements but all related to studying in this region of the world includes China Japan Australia New Zealand etc Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan This program offers scholarships to American undergraduate students majoring in any field participating in study abroad programs in Japan Japanese is not a prerequisite Monbukagakusho Scholarships for Study in Japan This program offers scholarships to international students providing hundreds with the opportunity to live and study in Japan There are five types of Monbukagakusho scholarships offering awards to high school undergraduate and graduate students as well as teachers Japanese Student Service Organization JASSO This program offers scholarships for international students who have interest in studying in Japan There are many scholarships provided by various organizations that collaborate with JASSO Blakemore Asian Language Fellowships This program funds a year of advanced study of an Asian language in Asia for

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  • Student Voices — Study Abroad — Carthage College
    from the study abroad experience I was open to new ideas and was more adventurous Ana Martinez 13 I knew staying with a host family would provide me with what I wanted and that was to completely immerse myself in the culture Megan Szabo 13 It was deeply moving to discover that the gradual loss of the language barrier would mean that I would come to love another place and culture as home Jennifer Fyfe 13 I learned how much more self reliant of a person I am and I learned that in order to get somewhere or do something with your life you must take the initiative and take the risk Stephanie Kornatz 13 I knew that if I did not take advantage of my opportunity I would regret it for many years to come Read what past students who studied abroad had to say about their experiences Student Voices Andrew Knutson 14 Being in Rome you stumble upon ancient monuments every day that are incomparable to anything you have ever seen before Read more Meghan DeNamur 13 Going abroad on my own helped me learn more about myself and become fully immersed in another country Read more Ana Martinez 13 I knew staying with a host family would provide me with what I wanted and that was to completely immerse myself in the culture Read more Megan Szabo 13 It was deeply moving to discover that the gradual loss of the language barrier would mean that I would come to love another place and culture as home Read more Jennifer Fyfe 13 I learned how much more self reliant of a person I am and I learned that in order to get somewhere or do something with your life you must take the initiative and take the risk

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