Pros and Cons of the Learning in the World Program!

Learning in the World trips are some of the best educational experiences Andover has to offer. But are they really for you? Find out with our LITW Pros/Cons list.


— Stories about service trips make the best Common App personal statements.

— Step out of your comfort zone by

spending time in expensive, air-conditioned hotels all across the world.

— You get a cool t-shirt.

— Opportunity for a more diverse set of photos on your Facebook profile.

— You haven’t lived until you’ve tasted feta from the merchants’ barrels of Athens.


— No trips offered to Gerlach,Nevada.

— Tough to decide between this and Atlantis.

— The average t-shirt costs $8.

— Not as fun as “camping.”

— You might miss the Lip-Sync Battle if you spend a term abroad.