Getting ready for your adventure abroad involves many moving parts. This section contains information that will be useful in the practical, planning stage of your trip.
Wondering if you need a credit card and if you need a bank account abroad? Tips for managing your funds while abroad: Money matters
What kind of luggage should I use? What to pack? To roll or not to roll, that is the question: Packing
Do you know what the different fare classes mean? What about what you should do in the days leading up to your flight? Check out our flight tips page: Flight tips
Getting used to your new home away from home will take a little time (as will being back home, once you are done.) Find out tips to minimize homesickness and become immersed in your new environment more quickly: Cultural adjustment
Do you have your passport? Passports are a required item for any study/volunteer/intern experience outside of the United States: How to apply for a passport