Thinking of Studying Abroad?
Want to know how to avoid the stress of applying to go abroad? Get acclimated in a foreign country? See the world, even on a budget?
I’ve been having the time of my life studying abroad these past few years and I want to share what I learned along the way with you so you can have an equally amazing experience. Get your free copy of The Ultimate Study Abroad Guide today!
The Ultimate Study Abroad Guide covers everything from general application and visa requirements to getting acclimated in a foreign country and dealing with homesickness, to what to expect when you come home and everything in between. It also includes a detailed packing list, tips on travel, and financial advice. All the info you need to have the TIME OF YOUR LIFE!
The Infamous Visa…Enough Said
Probably the most notorious part of the study abroad application process. While every country has different requirements, I clarify a lot of the general components as well as provide some time-saving info that will prevent you from being visa-less on the day of your flight.
Need A Little Convincing?
Not positive if you’re ready to go abroad? Why go abroad in the first place? Parents need a push? Hopefully the information in the opening section will get you going in the right direction.
Where It All Begins: The Application
Never filled out an application? Have no idea what to expect? I’ll give you a basic rundown of the general components in most study abroad applications with tips and hints to get guide you, as well as a little inspiration for your personal statement.
The Ultimate Study Abroad Packing List
Do you know how you’re going to fit your entire life into 2 suitcases? Do you know how people dress in other countries? Are you aware of airport luggage requirements? Here’s the essential info you need to know for efficient packing and speedy check in. Complete with the ultimate packing checklist and my tips which prevent packing nightmares.
Semester or Year?
The question that comes up so often when students study abroad. How long should you go? The short answer is the longer the better, but read more to find out why.
Don’t Know Where to Go?
It’s a big world and there’s a lot of options out there. What factors are going to affect where you go? Take a look at my checklist to narrow down your choices and make an informed decision.
Homesickness – Because it Happens to Everyone
It’s inevitable, everyone has to deal with it. Take it from someone who's experienced it first hand, you don’t want to be sulking in your room for the semester. Here’s exactly what you need to do to avoid homesickness, or if you can’t, exactly how to deal with it.
Plan on Keeping In Touch With Family And Friends?
Any idea how you’re going to keep in touch with people back home or the new people you meet at school? Is your new phone going to work overseas? I’ll give you the all important facts on how to keep the lines of communication open.
A Little Something You Should Always Have in Your Wallet
Have you ever heard of the ISIC? It’s the most underrated piece of cardboard out there. I’ll tell you how you can get this valuable little treasure and save money on transportation, food, museums, attractions, and about a thousand other things.
In Case You Really Do Break a Leg
Any idea what to do if you break your arm overseas? Will foreign hospitals accept your insurance coverage? Probably not, so here’s what you need to know so you don’t get stuck in a random hospital profusely bleeding with the possibility of losing your limb.
Because It’s Not All About School
Any clue how to plan for a weekend in a foreign country? Ever navigated a major city where the people don’t speak English? Worried about blowing all your money on traveling? I’ve compiled the ultimate eight-part series on how to make the most of your travels without getting abducted and without breaking your bank.
Save Time And Money
Ordering a book online and waiting for it in the mail could take weeks. You don’t have time for that. With The Ultimate Study Abroad Guide you can download your eBook in minutes and be on your way.
Receive Your FREE Copy Of The Ultimate Study Abroad Guide!
Please note that while all of the above is still true, the current version of the Ulitmate Study Abroad Guide is now a few years old, and unfortunately, I will not have the time to update it in the foreseeable future.Download my copy