Once you have established some of your goals for your education abroad experience and begun to narrow down your options, it is time to schedule an appointment with the Education Abroad Coordinator.
Come up with some questions that you may have about the process of applying, the program you’re applying for, or any other study abroad questions you may have - like whether or not your program requires you to get a visa.
4. Meet with your Academic Advisor
After all, this is study abroad! Meet with your academic advisor to ensure your chosen program fits with your academic schedule to graduate on time. Your academic advisor must approve that the courses you complete while abroad will apply toward major and minor requirements.
5. Research your Intended Destination
The U.S. State Department details the safety and security information, entry and exit requirements, local laws and customs, health conditions, and other important details to consider for every country. Use this resource to assess the risks of travel and whether traveling to a particular country is right for you.
Travel blogs are another great resource to get some tips on how to travel abroad, creating a travel bucket list, and most importantly gathering information right from people who have traveled to where you’ll be studying and/or places you want to visit. Here are a few to get you started: