[ID:6960]So you’ve decided to study abroad. Congratulations! You’ve taken one of the most important steps a student can take, and you’ve started on the path towards building valuable, career-boosting international skills. Now it’s time to narrow your selection of programs and start applying. (RELATED ARTICLE: In addition to the advice below, check out The Go Abroad Application Process to read some universal guidelines on all types of applications. See also: Sample Applications: Study Abroad.)
As we already mentioned in the article Choosing the Right School, picking the perfect destination can make or break your study abroad experience. Leave no stone unturned as you research your options. Take the advice of your study abroad advisor and students who have already succeeded abroad before you make your final decision. Keep in mind that once you’ve made your selection, though, you’ll want to start working on the application as soon as possible.