26 Jun 5 Stars Who Studied Abroad

It doesn’t matter what career you plan to pursue in the future, study abroad can enhance not only your personal knowledge, but also your appeal to future employers. Here are 5 people at the top of their game who started it all by spending time overseas. 5) Bill Murray    If the list starts with Bill Murray, you know it’s going to be pretty epic. One of the most beloved, respected, and eccentric actors of the past 50 years, Bill didn’t want to rest on his acting laurels. Instead he spent a full 4 years studying philosophy and history in Paris. Magnifique! 4) Anderson Cooper Everyone’s favorite blue-eyed reporter didn’t get to be a primary-anchor for CNN by hanging onto the coattails of his fabulously famous mother (Gloria Vanderbilt), he did all the leg-work himself. Starting out early, Anderson first studied abroad as a precocious high school senior (!!) in South Africa. But this wasn’t enough for the man who would go on to report from hundreds of locations all over the world. Cooper would follow up his S.A. study with a full year at the University of Hanoi in Vietnam.   3) JK Rowling Before the woman who brought us Harry Potter could create her own worlds, she needed to travel the one we all live in.  In order to complete her degree in French and the Classics at Exeter, Rowling spent a semester studying in Paris. Since writers write what they know, it doesn’t take...

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