“With 100% of my being I urge you to break out of your comfort zone, choose the split-year and reap its rewards” Amelia at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and the University of Hong Kong

When pressed to decide whether to stay at one institution for a whole year or to choose the split-year, I was in a terrible conundrum. Remaining in America would give me the freedom to travel north, south, east and west (basically as many places as I could physically squeeze in), immerse myself in all of the typical American college experiences like joining a sorority,…