SCV 5 Minute Guide to Study Abroad
When asked, “Do you want to study abroad?” the majority of prospective college students answer with a yes — but how many students know that the term can actually mean several different things? Each type can make for a very different experience!
Check out our new “5-Minute Guide to Study Abroad” and get started planning your college journey abroad.
Visiting colleges soon? Be sure to ask these Top 10 Questions about college studying abroad programs!
While the infographic above may be a sweet 5-minute guide to how to plan to study abroad, if you’re headed overseas, you’ll also want to watch this video guide on “How to Pack a Suitcase for Travel Abroad.”
Parents might also want to read this: Encourage Study Abroad
There is a wealth of information online regarding the subject. One way to pare it down to a manageable amount is to investigate options just at the colleges under consideration. Head to your college visits with some questions about their off-campus study program(s). Different types of programs offered and cost concerns are a good place to start.
Be sure to factor in travel costs and time for getting a passport.
Don’t let the idea of cost deter you. Many colleges offer a semester abroad at their own campuses for no difference in tuition and fees, and some can even provide grants for travel costs. This is definitely worth asking about!