Friday, August 30, 2019

How to Get Started With Study Abroad

5 ways students can get started with study abroad ASAP!


With UMD's 400+ study abroad options, we know it can be overwhelming to know how to get started. Here are UMD Education Abroad's top 5 ways to take action immediately and plan your journey!
  1. Attend a Study Abroad 101 - An interactive intro to study abroad - options and planning - a great first step for students at the beginning of the process. Sessions every week during the semester - no appointment/pre-registration required. 
  2. Complete a Study Abroad Interest Form - share some info with EA about your interest and questions and we'll get back to you with information to help you take the next step. 
  3. Attend the Study Abroad Fair - EA's biggest event of the year showcasing our sponsored and affiliate programs around the world. 9/4/19 from 2-6 pm in Grand Ballroom STAMP.
  4. Meet with Katherine, EA's general advisor - Katherine works one-on-one with students at the beginning of the process to help shape goals and action plans for study abroad. 
  5. Meet with Maria, EA's short term program advisor - Students who know a short term program is for them can meet with Maria to explore our robust portfolio of over 80 faculty-led programs in disciplines across all academic colleges.