Study Away 101: Ultimate Guide to Studying Abroad or Away

Learn [almost] everything you need to know, consider, or prepare before you go on a study away adventure
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Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (50 ratings)
4,699 students
1hr 14min of on-demand video
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fully prepare, both logistically and mentally, for your semester away


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This course is designed for students who are gearing up for a study abroad or study away experience. (The term study away is inclusive of domestic experiences.) The course aims to prepare students for a multitude of decisions, offer advice and tips for preparing for the experience, and discuss ways to enhance and get the most out of your time studying away. This course may be used as a pre-departure course by colleges and universities. 

We will discuss everything from choosing a program and deciding on options like classes and housing to more general "living abroad topics like communication and safety." Finally, we'll also talk about things that will affect you while you're gone like culture shock and managing your expectations! 

With this course you'll be more prepared to get the most out of your study away experience! 

Who this course is for:

  • Students gearing up for a study abroad or study away experience


Kayla and Silas
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 50 Reviews
  • 4,722 Students
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We are Kayla and Silas! We are both travelers who love exploring new places, trying new things, and meeting new people. We also blog at The Adventures of Kayla and Silas, where we share more information about travel with the world. 

As for becoming Udemy instructors: Kayla is a teacher; Silas is a videographer. Together, we hope to combine our powers to bring you helpful information about travel and videography. 

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