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5 Ways to Maximize Your Study Abroad Experience

Beginning her second semester abroad, SAFer Rasyidah Abdullah offers advice for new international students.

7 January 2016

1. Make sure to do your preparations thoroughly and well in advance. In spite of how much fun it sounds, adapting to a new place with its own unique culture in addition to studying or working full-time is a really tough challenge.

2. Stay strong and always remember what your aim is for participating in a study abroad.

3. Make the most of your time abroad and balance your time between academic or professional responsibilities and fun activities.

4. Remember only a small percentage of people have the opportunity to enroll in study abroad programs, and it would thus greatly increase your chances for a brighter future.

5. Take part in the local activities. It's also important as it will provide you with insight into the culture as well as opportunities to widen your network.

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