Chicago Destination Information
July 12 - 17, 2010
The Student Exchange program will give students an opportunity to experience the life of a graduate student in the United States by getting acquainted with students from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Students will be able to learn about applied psychology in the fields of Health Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Forensic Psychology, and Business Psychology via hands-on coursework. Students will also be able to immerse themselves and learn about American culture during their stay.
The City of Chicago:
There are a number of fun and exciting activities to do in Chicago. The city is a place full of entertainment, events, attractions, sights, museums, restaurants, food, music, and more! Chicago is also a diverse city consisting of residents who come from all over the world. There are a number of ethnic neighborhoods where one can eat, shop, and explore. A few of these neighborhoods are Greektown, Chinatown, Little Italy, and the Polish Triangle. Chicago neighborhood tours are also available to explore the diversity throughout the city.
Ethnic group (2005):
Population of Chicago: 2,701,926
White 1,042,025 (39%)
Hispanic 778,234 (29%)
Asian/Pacific Isle 128,650 (5%)
Native American 4,583 (0.2%)
Other race 537,199 (20%)
Two or more races 43,777 (2%)