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Figure out the total cost of your study abroad semester, including the cost of weekend travel, food, and more while you're abroad. Find out what your study abroad semester will REALLY cost you!

How to Calculate the Cost of Your Study Abroad Semester

Your study abroad semester is going to cost a lot more than just what your program fees are. It’s super important to use the time before your study abroad semester to...

Things to Get Before Studying Abroad

15 Items You’ll Be Glad You Purchased Before Going Abroad

There are always a few important items that could slip your mind when packing for a semester abroad. While you were choosing your trendiest outfits to fit in with the...

What to Pack for Study Abroad. A complete Study Abroad Packing List, including a free printable study abroad packing checklist to help you pack everything you need for study abroad

What to Pack for Study Abroad – A Study Abroad Packing List

You’ve been accepted to an awesome study abroad program, you’re anxiously counting down the days until you depart, and finally it’s time to address the toughest...

How to study abroad. 10 steps to take to study abroad in college.

How to Study Abroad, in 10 Steps

“I want to find out how to study abroad.” I literally LOVE hearing this statement come from The Abroad Guide community. It does take a lot of time to cover, though!...

Why study abroad? How studying abroad is good for you

Why Study Abroad? 9 (Non-Bull Sh*t) Ways It Improves Your Life

Why study abroad? If you don’t have any family members or close friends who studied abroad before you, then you might not know why you should study abroad. It’s hard...

How to study abroad for free. Where you can study abroad for free.

How to study abroad for free – 10 countries where you can do it

Yes… there is a way to study abroad for free. Students often think a semester or year abroad is really expensive, and in many ways, it is, especially for Americans...

Creative Ideas For What to Do With Your Study Abroad Photos

  If you’re like most study abroad students, you spent a lot of time behind the lens of your camera when you were overseas. You probably snapped some stellar...

Things to get for weekend travel while studying abroad

20 Accessories For Easy Weekend Travel While Studying Abroad

Traveling is arguably the best part about studying abroad, but it can also be a huge pain. The stress of traveling with other people, the uncertainty of mass...

Should you go home for the holidays while studying abroad?

Should You Go Home for the Holidays During Your Year Abroad?

For study abroad-ers participating in a full year abroad, the decision about whether to go home for the holidays has to made pretty soon if it hasn’t been made...

How to find extra curriculars to do while studying abroad

5 Reasons to Get Involved in Extracurriculars While Abroad

Going abroad can seem like a strange interlude, as you essentially drop everything and put your life back at home on hold. But that doesn’t mean that you have to give...