[UPDATED: August 12, 2021] Please note that due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) related travel restrictions and vaccine requirements, study abroad options may be affected. Many programs are open for in-person instruction, however, ApplyESL recommends contacting schools of interest to check status, and local embassies or consulates, to obtain information regarding visa services currently available.
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5 Steps to Study Abroad Success

Step 2 Prepare

Find the Right School and Program


- Is the area surrounding the school an urban, suburban, or rural setting?
- What kind of public transportation is available? How easy is it to use, and is it available at night?
- What is the population of the town/city?
- What is the cost of living there?
- What kinds of entertainment and cultural activities are available?
- What kinds of food are typically eaten in that region?
- Are you near the coast or inland, near the desert or mountains?
- What is the climate like?
- Will you experience all four seasons at that location?

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