As you probably know (I’ve talked about it a lot on this blog and on all my social media channels), I’m currently abroad for a semester in England. I can hardly believe that I’ve been here for a week already! I feel like the week has flown by.
I know studying abroad can be a scary experience, especially the first week. Studying abroad can be scary. You’re thrown into a brand new environment where you know no one. You will be disoriented. Literally and figuratively. As someone who has literally just experienced this, I thought I would give you a few tips on how to survive your first week as an international student and how to make the best out of it! View Post
I can’t believe that in less than a week (5 days to be exact!), I’ll be leaving for my semester abroad in England (!!!!!). Yes, I am completely freaking out. I’ve been knee-deep in last minute preparation lately, so I thought I would share with you the last steps that I’ve taken to prepare my four months abroad before I leave.
Make sure you read my last study abroad preparation update to see the other things that I did to prepare my semester! I’m picking off right where I left things off in my last post. View Post
It’s crazy how time flies. It just hit me that I’m leaving for my semester abroad in the UK in 28 days. That’s 4 weeks! It’s all a little crazy.
I recently asked you on Twitter how you wanted to see my study abroad preparation updates, as I am getting closer to my departure date, and most of you said on the blog. So here I am, with a special edition of my life update series. Want to know where I’m at in my study abroad preparation and what I still have left to do? Make sure to read on! View Post
Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to study abroad. Now, what?
Just because you’ve finally received your acceptance letter doesn’t mean it’s time to sit back and enjoy (though you should a little). You thought getting your application ready was hard? Well, be ready to work even harder. Your study abroad application was just the beginning. Now, the real fun begins! (At least for type A planners like me.)
There is a lot to do to prepare your semester abroad. Between travel plans and academic choices, you might not know where to begin. Don’t worry! I know what it’s like. If you’re not sure where to head into first, here are a couple things that should figure on the top of your checklist. View Post
Okay, you’ve made your decision: you’re going to study abroad for a semester! Studying abroad is an amazing opportunity for college students not only academically, but also on a personal level. You get to experience a different country and its culture for several months, you’ll be living on your own, you might learn a new language, you’ll meet a ton of new people, you’ll get to explore new places… and the list goes on!
Now that you’ve made the decision of going forward, you need to start getting your application ready! I created a checklist to help you create the best study abroad application ever and to make you sure you don’t forget anything! And make sure you read until the end because I’m announcing some AMAZING news at the end of the post!