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Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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learning academics scholarship schoolwork education curriculum Roam if You Want To C H E R Y L B . S C A PA R R O T TA writer teachers COURTESY OF ABROAD101 research thanks to the Internet, the world is literally at your fingertips. But for the intrepid high school or college student who plans to study internationally, it's challenging to sift through an avalanche of programs on, say, art history in Europe — where to begin? But it's not only the wealth of online information that's daunting for the young wander- We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | s p r i n g 2 0 1 3 lust. "Students also need to reflect on what their individual goals are, and not be skewed or misguided by where their friends are going," explains Weston native Mike Stone, co-founder and president of Abroad101 (www.studyabroad101), the first and largest study abroad review website. Stone, along with fellow Weston natives Mark Lurie and Adam Miller, launched Abroad101 in 2007. All three are childhood friends, graduating from Weston High in 2003. 152 left to right: Abroad101 co-founders Mark Lurie, Mike Stone, and Adam Miller at the Miller home in Weston where the company was founded

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