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If you could study abroad next semester, where would you like to study?

I would do either Australia or South Africa, but if you are looking to go somewhere in Europe I would study abroad in Florence, Rome, or... (more)Read 4 Answers
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I'm having a great time studying abroad! What are the best ways to remember my time abroad? Is it worth it to buy a fancy camera? Buy souvenirs?

To capture the fun moments you're experiencing abroad, there are a few things I would recommend! First, if you have a smartphone, take... (more)Read 7 Answers
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Is it better to study abroad during the fall or spring semester?

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Is it better to study abroad at a satellite campus of your university or at a local university?

The credits are definitely easier to transfer if you do your study abroad program through a satellite campus of your university (which is... (more)Read 2 Answers
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There are so many places I want to visit and experience -- how do I choose where to study abroad?

Try and think about choosing a place that you probably would never visit under other circumstances. I was trying to choose between London... (more)Read 6 Answers
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I'm traveling to Mexico, any tips on how to travel safely in the country, best food to eat while there?

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Is it worth it to spend more money to study abroad where I really want to go to or save money by going somewhere further down on my travel list?

In my opinion, experiences are more valuable than money. It's something you can look back on and keep memories from it forever. It also... (more)Read 4 Answers
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When deciding to study abroad, did you attend a satellite campus of your current university or study at a new university altogether?

I actually did both when I studied abroad. Most of my classes were at a satellite campus of my university, but I took one class at a... (more)Read 4 Answers
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What are some tips that people have for people going abroad second semester? These tips can be financial, social, safety-related, academic.

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What are some ways to overcome the post-study abroad withdrawal?

I think it helps a lot to keep in touch with your study abroad friends so you can reminisce about some of your favorite memories, and... (more)Read 1 Answer
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Is there a time that's best to study abroad? Does anyone have any recommendations on which year or semester worked (or didn't work) for them?

I think the best time to study abroad is during your sophomore year or the first semester of junior year. This is when you are still... (more)Read 4 Answers
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When studying abroad, do you recommend buying a "burner phone" once there, or getting a new SIM card?

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Where did you study abroad? What was the experience like?

I studied abroad in London during a spring semester. I'm from Florida, so the cold weather was a shock to me. I liked it because it was... (more)Read 1 Answer
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I met someone while studying abroad and now I'm moving back to America. Is it worth it to pursue a long distance relationship?

In my honest opinion, no. Unless there is a foreseeable end to the long distance, it's not worth it. I've tried doing long distance after... (more)Read 4 Answers
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What are some ways to combat reverse culture shock when you come back from studying abroad and return to your normal routine?

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What are some ways to make money while studying abroad in a country that doesn't speak English? I don't want to return to the States with an empty bank account!

I would consider jobs that allow you to work remotely! All you need is a computer and internet and you can work from wherever you are... (more)Read 2 Answers
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I’m studying abroad in a country where I don’t speak the language, but I’m trying to learn some of the basics before I go. What are some of the most important or useful phrases to know?

Think of the phrases you use daily when out in public. Learn how to greet people, apologize, and "excuse me." You should also learn how... (more)Read 4 Answers
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Is anyone doing a wintermester study abroad? If so, where?

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What are some good ways to keep in touch with your friends from study abroad once you all go back to your respective schools?

I find that group chats are a great way to stay in touch if you had a group of friends while studying abroad. This way you can all stay... (more)Read 1 Answer
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When studying abroad, did you ever feel homesick? How did you handle it and make yourself feel better?

I had a couple of other friends who studied abroad the same semester that I did, and it helped me to exchange stories with them about our... (more)Read 3 Answers
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