Budgeting

Date: 2016 Mar 2

You'll stretch your budget if you do the following:

  • Make daily and weekly budgets and stick to them.
  • Prepare your own food. It's cheaper than eating out. If you do eat out, eat your main meal at noon, rather ...

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You are not alone

Date: 2016 Mar 2

Remember that everyone else on your program will experience similar feelings to yours. Don't hesitate to look to them for moral and emotional support. In addition, the staff of both your host institution's international student office and our offices abroad ...

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Packing

Date: 2016 Mar 2

The leave-half-behind rule. You are going to have to carry whatever you pack by yourself, so leave behind half of what you think you need. You will be limited to two pieces of checked luggage and one carry-on bag on ...

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Culture Shock

Date: 2016 Mar 2

What is culture shock? It is the mental, physical and emotional adjustment to living in a new environment. It is the coming to terms with different ways of approaching everyday living–everything from fundamental philosophical assumptions (one's worldview) to daily chores. ...

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Health

Date: 2016 Mar 2

If you’re going to do education abroad or work abroad, you’ve got to consider your health. From navigating a new health care system to overcoming culture shock to figuring out where to buy a cold remedy, you’ll have new things ...

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