You’re about to embark on the journey of a lifetime and there’s a good chance you’re feeling overwhelmed and underprepared. This is totally normal!
How are you supposed to prepare for something you’ve never experienced? Hopefully, you’ve been doing your research on the country you’ll be studying abroad in, and hearing advice from USAC alumni.
In reality, the only thing you need to prepare to study abroad is a good attitude! However, we do have a few extra things that can make the transition easier. We’ve rounded up several blog posts from USAC alumni and staff to help assure your pre-departure is as stress-free as possible. This way you can focus on the important things, like the fact that you’re about to experience the best five months of your life!
27 Things to Bring with You Abroad
USAC alumni chime in on those weird (and necessary) things that you may not think to bring abroad.
4 Homestay Gift Ideas
Living with a host family? It’s a great idea to arrive with a gift. It doesn’t have to be big but shows your gratitude for what’s to come.
5 Ways to Prepare for Your Semester Abroad
USAC alumna, Katie Agey, has some practical ways you can prepare for your time abroad.
4 Unique Ways to Get Extra Money to Prepare for Your Adventures Abroad
You can never save enough money for your study abroad. Read some great tips from a USAC alumna.
Top 5 Items You Might Forget While Packing to Go Abroad
Read another list of odd items that you may not think to bring abroad, but you’ll be happy you did!