Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, many institutions have suspended on-campus instruction and are holding classes online until further notice. Due to increased travel restrictions, reduced visa services and public health quarantines, study abroad options may be affected. ApplyESL recommends contacting your program of interest and local embassy or consulate to obtain the latest updates.
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2014-10-13
Ana

Study Abroad Too Expensive?

Study abroad is kind of expensive for me and I don’t know if I can afford living in the US after paying my tuition and housing. Can I get a job while studying? Thanks, Ana

2014-10-20

Dear Ana,

Study abroad can be a big commitment, both in time and money. That is why it is important to understand all of the various costs and benefits to you. Keep in mind that after you apply, your school will ask you to provide proof that you will be able to afford your entire study abroad experience. Student visas are strict in what they allow students to do outside of class. Generally speaking, you will not have time to look for a job and your visa may restrict you from doing this. Make sure you commit to only what you can afford.

Chris
ApplyESL.com Study Abroad Advisor

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