It’s great news that you are going to study abroad as you are now getting excited to start the new quest. Now it’s time of preparing yourself for the great adventure. To make your big journey better and painless, we have suggested tips and tricks to prepare yourself to study abroad:
- Prepare your documents
The most important documents for your abroad trip are your passport and visa. It’s assumed that you are having these documents and if not then first apply for them as they took some more time than other documents. Other documents include your marksheets and other certificates which are necessary.
- Research about your town’s culture and people
You can use search engine such as Google to search about the people, culture and environment where you are going. It will help you to set your mind before going there.
You can also contact anyone of your relative or friends who are studying or doing job nearby area of your destination town. You can also discuss about the dressing style, other traditions and general talking.
- Refresh your language
Most probably the language of your desired location would be different than your native one. Join a proper language teaching classes, purchase a pocket dictionary or install an app such as Google Translate which can increase your language command.
- Arrange money
Money will always be required wherever you go. So you should have an online bank account to monitor your money transactions even while abroad. Contact your bank to make your ATM card world-wide accepted.Carry some cash with you till you reach the ATM as at some places you will need cash only.
- Start your packing
Try maximum to pack light. Be sure by double checking the package allowance by your airlines. If your packaging does not meet their criteria, you may have to pay extra charges for your luggage.
- Keep in touch
You can still keep in touch with your near and dear ones with minimal expenses. Install Skype, Facebook or other apps which offer free calling and chat support. It is best way to share your feelings and views and get the news of your hometown everyday even you are situated overseas.