Studying abroad is the opportunity of a lifetime, but the idea of leaving home so far behind can feel overwhelming. Like a Fish in Water prepares you to feel comfortable, confident, and ready to take on the world, even in unfamiliar territory.
Rich Kurtzman is a Chicago native who has spent more than twenty years living in Barcelona, overseeing study abroad programs and coaching multinational organizations—teaching students and executives alike how to thrive in new countries and cultures. Step by step, Kurtzman shows you what to expect from your experience abroad, helping you harness your new cultural superpowers to land your dream job.
Like a Fish in Water is your personal guide to international living. Learn how to adapt to any culture, fit in with the locals, and turn what you thought were challenges into exciting opportunities. Done right, studying abroad will dramatically expand your horizons—not just in your professional career but for the rest of your life.