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Ask Yourself Some Questions

Considering these questions will help you find a program that is right for you.

  • What do you hope to accomplish while abroad? 
  • Do you want to enroll directly at a foreign university? 
  • Would you be comfortable in a country where the language is not English?
  • Do you want to fulfill degree requirements for you major, complete core requirements, work on a minor?  Improve or learn a foreign language? 
  • Do you want to live with a host family? In a big city or small town? 
  • Do you want to incorporate an internship into your experience? 
  • Would you like to do research while you're abroad? 
  • How far out of your comfort zone are you willing to go?
  • How much effort are you willing to put into scholarship applications?
  • Do you have family, guardians, mentors, or friends who you can talk to about your decision to study abroad?