Preparation is crucial to a successful study abroad experience. It is important that you understand the culture, political climate, class dynamics, and current economic conditions of your study abroad destinations. In addition, you need to understand how to appropriately communicate while in your host country. Below are internet resources and books that will help you to prepare for your study abroad experience.
Resources from the U.S. Government
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- U.S. State Department Study Abroad Website
- U.S. State Department Travel Website
- World Factbook, CIA