If you are planning to study overseas, it is important to make sure that you are prepared. There are some basic points you are supposed to understand that will transfigure your student journey into a great experience.
Get your passport as early as possible, and apply for your visa(s) on time. do you have a passport? double and triple-check the expiration date. You should ensure that your passport is valid until the end of your study period.
When picking where to study overseas, many students consider everyday costs, some nations are the least stable. Even small changes can make a huge impact while you're scheduling for months instead of days.
You’ll want to know if they’re undergoing major political changes, if they’re in the middle of a health crisis, etc. In some most critical situations like the country closes its borders and your study abroad trip gets suspended, Student travel insurance will guard you in events like these.
Your doctor might suggest you visit a travel clinic, where you’ll find out accurately what you’ll need to stay healthy abroad. Contact your health insurance company to let them know where and when you’ll be traveling and ask for your prescriptions in advance.
Meet with your bank to make sure your credit and debit cards work abroad. If you belong to a smaller bank that doesn’t have a worldwide presence, prepare for that. Take on a traveler’s credit card as much as possible, and only take out cash when necessary.
These are a few basic things you are supposed to know while planning to study overseas. If you're preparing on studying abroad, our counselors will be on hand to guide you through the complete process - from applying to the university to settling accommodation needs.
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