6 HKC Posts You Need to Read before Studying Abroad
As we are familiar with here at HKC, the beginning of summer is prime time for preparing to study abroad. Below, I’ve collected some of our best study abroad post to advise you on your trip!
Tips for During Your Trip:
To be honest, it’s not always peaches and cream studying abroad. But don’t worry! Kai has already given you the tools to make your study abroad trip as magical as the postcards you’ll be sending back to your family.
Let’s be real, culture shock is most likely going to set in and you may feel like you’re the only one in a crowd of others. Our third post on HKC was a post I wrote giving five tips on how to stop the cycle of loneliness and get back to having fun while studying abroad!
Have you already planned where you’re going to stay while abroad? If not, a hostel may be a great choice, be it for a few days or your whole experience! Read this article to learn more about why Keoni recommends staying at a hostel.
What happens when you’re stranded in a foreign country, feel an oncoming sickness and are only equipped with ibuprofen? Turns out a lot of feverish waiting while you decide if going to the doctor is really worth it. Read Keoni’s story to see how he recovered!
Reflections After Your Trip:
From saying goodbye to friends to trying to get rid of all the things you accumulated, there’s a lot of feelings that come along with the end of a study abroad stint. Read this post to be prepared for the end before you begin!
Although this post pertains to Keoni’s own experience while studying abroad in Korea, it’s applicable to anyone studying anywhere in the world. Keoni’s three simple experiences created memories that will last a lifetime. Make sure to read it so you can make great memories during your trip!
TL;DR Check out Kai's post 12 Secrets to Studying Abroad in Seoul . The title says it's about Seoul, but really the advice in that post are great for any study abroad trip.
Regardless of where you’re going for your study abroad, we at HKC hope that our posts will help you prepare for your trip! Make sure to have fun, make unforgettable memories and keep an open mind! If you have any other tips for studying abroad, or learn some along the way, make sure to tell us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or right below!