Deciding to partake in this journey is half the battle, one you have already won. In case you are starting to feel pre-departure jitters, here are some tips to help calm your nerves and have a grasp on your adventure ahead.
a. Research where you’re going
b. Talk to people who studied abroad in that country
c. Check with banks about foreign transaction fees
Read the about the remaining 7 tips in The College Tourist.
Making a good decision around how to pay for your study abroad and importantly how you transfer your funds to the foreign country can save you thousands of Dollars.
If you study abroad even for just one term, it is a good idea to open a bank account upon arrival into which you transfer the funds you need to pay for your term.
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