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Global Citizenship

Buckeyes studying in HungaryTo act as a conscientious global citizen and avoid giving a negative perception of Americans:

  • Avoid telling people that Americans do things better.
  • Be a person who shares and is inclusive in relationships.
  • Be genuinely interested in your host country and its people.
  • Do not talk a lot about your possessions or your family and friends.
  • Do not demand special treatment because you are an American.
  • Do not drink to excess.
  • Avoid making negative comparisons between your host country and the United States
  • Do not be too obvious or loud about your patriotism/nationalism.
  • Do not throw your money around.

– Adapted from Australian Education Office’s pre-departure guide