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Florence, Italy by Kat Kennedy

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  • What do I want to get from my education abroad experience?

  • How long do I want to go abroad? a year? a semester? a summer? a winter?

  • Do I want to study a language and if so, how proficient do I want to become in that language?

  • Have I truly considered all of the locations available to me?

  • Do I need to fulfill major and/or core requirements while abroad?

  • What kind of housing am I interested in? Host family? Apartment with U.S. students/local students? In a residence hall?

  • How will this experience fit into my life and career goals?

  • Do I want to volunteer or do service learning while studying abroad? Service Learning Programs and Volunteer Opportunities Abroad, or perform a search for these opportunities under the "Programs" search feature at the top of this page.

  • What do I want my day-to-day life to be like while abroad?