International alumni share their Gettysburg experience

Students from over 38 countries attend Gettysburg College to make it a rich academic, co-curricular, and social atmosphere. And more students continue to choose Gettysburg to call home— the number of international students who attend the College increased from 41 in 2007 to 138 students in 2015.

There are several reasons why international students choose to come to Gettysburg, among them the support that’s made available through the Office of Intercultural Advancement, which continues to provide mentoring and assistance post-graduation. Brad Lancaster, the director of international student services and intercultural advancement, said he continues to advise alumni who decide to remain in the United States to work after graduation, helping them navigate the logistics of things like taxes and work visas.

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