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March 1, 2016

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Deadline Extended for
Most Semester Programs

The application deadline for most semester programs has been extended to April 1, 2016


In order to find the most current information on program deadlines, head over toMasonAbroad<http://masonabroad.gmu.edu/> and select Deadlines<http://masonabroad.gmu.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewDeadlines> (second horizontal menu from the top). Once the page opens, locatd the data table "Upcoming Deadlines" and select"Click here for exceptions" to find the application deadline for your program (see screenshot with mouse pointer below).



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Advising Social


No need to register, just stop by for snacks and to learn more!

Mason Study Abroad invites YOU to explore study abroad programs that offer credit in foreign languages! French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Italian, and Japanese will be represented.

Foreign Languages Advising Social

Date    Wednesday, March 2
Time    6pm-8pm
Location        Merten Hall, Room 1204


For questions contact Mason Study Abroad at 703-993-2154 or email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

Meet the Students of
Mason Study Abroad, Part 2

Many of our great student workers either studied abroad, lived abroad, were born abroad, or did all of the above. In the next few weeks, we will feature these great individuals in a new series ... the Students of Mason Study Abroad.

Neely Wester
Peer Advisor


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Major: BA Conflict Analysis and Resolution


Neely Wester is a junior at George Mason University pursuing a BA in Conflict Analysis and Resolution with a concentration in International Conflict. In the fall semester of her junior year she studied abroad at the National University of Ireland in Galway, Ireland.

In Ireland she was able to witness conflict up close while interacting with members of the Irish Traveller community as well as parties on both sides of the Northern Ireland conflict, offering a unique experience and real-life encounter with community and international conflict.




Liz Sehyun Jeong
Marketing Intern


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Major: BS Management, Accounting


Liz Sehyun Jeong is a student from Mason Korea. She is an outgoing traveler with a personal goal to visit a different country once a month. So far she has been to Japan, China, Thailand, Philippines, New Zealand, and to the States. Liz is fascinated to learn about different cultures, people, and languages, and is currently planning to go abroad again in the near future.






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Advising Update


Attending an Advising Session (Group Advising OR Peer Advising) is mandatory for all semester and internship programs.



Group Advising


Sessions for Group Advising will be held four times per week during the Spring 2016 term, unless noted otherwise.



Mondays 2:30 - 3:15pm   Johnson Center, Room C
Tuesdays        3:00 - 4:15pm   Johnson Center, Room C
Wednesdays      10:30 - 11:15am         Johnson Center, Room E
Thursdays       11:45am - 12:30pm       Johnson Center, Room C


Peer Advising


Peer Advising is available during the times listed below:

Mondays 3:00 – 5:00pm   Johnson Center, Room 235
Tuesdays        12:00 – 3:00pm  Johnson Center, Room 235
Wednesdays      10:00am – 1:00pm        Johnson Center, Room 235
Fridays 1:00 – 3:00pm   Johnson Center, Room 235


Study Abroad Programs

Enroll for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016


Enroll to study abroad in more than 20 different countries this summer or for a semester or year-long program with more than 30 institutions worldwide.

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