Study Abroad Provides the Edge You Need in Today’s Global Economy

Posted May 06, 2015 by
Mark Shay of Abroad101

Mark Shay of Abroad101

Mark Shay is a business leader with a long history of success helping higher education institutions recruit and retain students.

In a career that has spanned three decades, Mark has served over 3,000 customers, ranging from individual program managers, to university presidents and foreign governments. He is known throughout the higher education industry as an innovator for developing products like and, creating international student recruiting solutions for agents and universities, and his consulting expertise in areas of sales and marketing.

In late 2013, Mark returned to his entrepreneurial ways as the CEO of Abroad101, the first and largest study abroad review website. Billed as the “TripAdvisor of Study Abroad” Abroad101 provides students, parents and academic advisors tools to get more out of study abroad while helping study abroad providers in their recruiting of future students.

In today’s highly competitive job market, you need something that separates you from the pack and study abroad can be that differentiator.

Listen into the discussion between Abroad101 chief executive officer Mark Shay and College Recruiter national account manager Andrea McEwen-Henderson as they discussed some of the myths and realities of study abroad and learn how to find a program that may give you a big advantage after graduation.

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