Asian Americans: Factors Influencing the Decision to Study Abroad

  • J. Scott Van Der Meid
Keywords: Asian Americans, Study abroad, Decision-making

Abstract

This study aims to clarify the influencing factors for Asian American students when making the decision to study abroad. By understanding the influencing factors, efforts could be made to help increase the overall participation of students in study abroad and, more specifically, increase the rate of participation of Asian Americans.

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Author Biography

J. Scott Van Der Meid

J. Scott Van Der Meid is the Director of Study Abroad at Brandeis University. He serves on the advisory boards for the SECUSSA Committee on Under-representation in Education Abroad; the Rainbow Special Interest Group; and the SECUSSA Data Collection Working Group. He serves on the Advisory Council for the Forum on Education Abroad and as the chair of the Forum’s Data Committee.

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Published
2003-08-15
How to Cite
Van Der Meid, J. S. (2003). Asian Americans: Factors Influencing the Decision to Study Abroad. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 9(1), 71-110. https://doi.org/10.36366/frontiers.v9i1.116
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Research Articles