How to prepare to study abroad

So, you want to study abroad? This course will help you understand what that means and how you can pursue your own study abroad adventure. It will offer you inspiration from the experience of other study abroad students, realistic expectations, clear action steps for how to prepare, and tips and tricks to take full advantage of your time abroad.

   38 students completed this course

   100% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: Susanna M. Olson


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100% of students recommend

“Course was informative with good information that I hadn’t thought of. Thanks!”

“I think the course provided good tips and information. I’ll be sure to revisit this material periodically or before my study abroad trip.”


Course plan

Lesson 1. Making the First Move
Lesson 2. Types of Studying Abroad Programs
Lesson 3. Paperwork and Housing
Lesson 4. Preparing Your Cellphone
Lesson 5. Budgeting Your Study Abroad Money
Lesson 6. Packing Your Bags
Lesson 7. Budgeting Your Time While Abroad
Lesson 8. Recording Your Time Abroad
Lesson 9. Dealing with Homesickness
Lesson 10. Taking Advantage of Every Opportunity
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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