http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/misc/nytlogo152x23.gifBy Joyce LauThe percentage of American students who say they want to study overseas is almost three times that of their British counterparts, according to a new study that the British Council’s research arm, Education Intelligence, released last week during the Going Global conference in Dubai. Only 20 percent of students in Britain said they would consider studying overseas, compared with 56 percent of U.S. students, according to an online poll of more than 10,000 students conducted in cooperation with the National Union of Students in Britain and Zinch, an online student network in the United States. Both British and American students cited similar hurdles: inadequate information about potential foreign destinations and the perception that overseas study would be too expensive. According to the new “Broadening Horizons” report, language and cultural barriers seemed to be less of a concern. Read more...