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Survey Finds That Youth Educational Travel Provides Career Advantages in Tough Economic Times

Posted by Children First Foundation USA on April 23, 2012 at 12:05 AM

According to an article and survey published on Business Wire the following benefits of student travel were found:

Results showed that students who went on a school sponsored educational tour outside the U.S. or Canada between the ages of 12 and 18 were significantly more likely to:

  • Be more educated Attain a college degree or post graduate work (67% vs. 34%)
  • Maintain a higher college GPA (3.39 vs. 3.30)
  • Study abroad in college (29% vs. 13%)
  • Be more successful, even in tough economic times Employed full-time (61% vs. 40%)
  • Report a higher household income ($72,300 vs. $52,200)
  • Be more marketable to colleges and employers 61% agreed that the tour enhanced their resume when applying for college 54% agreed that the tour enhanced their resume when applying for jobs

You can read the full article on the following link. Click here.

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