Spring Break Study Abroad Survey
What would be the most important factors to you in a location for a study abroad program over Spring Break? (Check as many as you want.)
I want to go somewhere I can practice a language that I have been learning.
I want to go somewhere I have some family ancestry.
I want to go somewhere that's a famous tourist destination (France, Italy, etc.).
I want to go somewhere that's "off the beaten path" (Thailand, Peru).
I want to go somewhere with big, exciting cities.
I want to go somewhere with beautiful, interesting landscapes.
I want to go somewhere warm.
I want to go somewhere cold.
Which experiences would be most important to you if you were to spend 9-12 days in a different country over Spring Break? (choose as many as you like)
visiting museums and important monuments (for example, the Eiffel Tower in France)
practicing speaking a different language
spending time with friends from Bellaire
meeting students from the country that I'm visiting
trying new foods from the culture that I'm visiting
learning how to navigate in a foreign country
participating in adventurous activities (for example, snorkeling, hiking, local sports and dance)
volunteering with communities in need
Which best describes your experience with international travel?
I have never left the United States.
I have visited 1-2 countries.
I have visited 3 or more countries.
Which of the following apply to your goals for studying abroad? (Check as many as you would like.)
I would be interested in studying abroad during high school over spring break.
I would be interested in studying abroad during high school over the summer.
I would be interested in studying abroad during high school for a semester or a full academic year.
I would be interested in taking a year off in between high school and college to live in a foreign country.
I would be interested in studying abroad (for either a summer, semester, or year) in college.
I would be interested in attending college at a foreign university.
In your opinion, what are the most important advantages to studying abroad? (Check as many or as few as you would like.)
Building my resume for college applications and jobs.
Practicing a foreign language that I have been studying.
Opening my mind to new ideas and cultures.
Creating memories with friends.
Seeing places in person that I have studied in my academic classes.
Developing independence and maturity.
And finally, which of the following countries would you be interested in visiting? (Check as many as you would like.)
This form was created inside of Houston Independent School District.