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Study Abroad: Pre-departure Thoughts

by Global Opportunities Study Abroad Consultants

It is quite common that people are preoccupied with some thoughts when they are about to accomplish something which they have admired for years. No need to say how uncontrollable our feelings and thoughts are when our near accomplishment is regarding study abroad. It is obvious that we become wordless about our feelings and thoughts. Sometimes we are related, sometimes excited and sometimes speechless. So here are some feelings and thoughts usually occupy our mind few days before our departure.

Excitement

Yes, obviously. We undergo a kind of excitement when we are going to fulfill our dream of studying abroad and ready to take off within few days. The excitement is all about physically experiencing the dreams of study abroad. Foreign education has such influence on students because it is all about a new kind of experience. Moreover, the thought of meeting new people, teachers, friends and most importantly new land makes us so excited. But how do we suppress it? It is quite easy. By the time you complete our article, you will be in a position to channelize all these feelings.

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Brushing Up the Lingo

Even after successfully clearing the language proficiency tests, you might be still in a mood to brush up your linguistic skills. If so, it’s a good idea. Because it is going to normalize your anxiety and help you enjoy the real feeling of accomplishing your dream. This thought really helps you in many dimensions and prepare you to quickly adapt to the new environment.

Planning for a Hassle Free Journey

Though everything is at our service in this globalized world, still our hearts feel that something is there to be done before we leave. This feeling is quite common because we are not leaving for one or two days but for a period of two or four years. Hence such feeling is obvious. But if we have a comprehensive idea of our journey and our preparation for it, we can make our voyage very comfortable. So list out all the things to be done including the journey from your hometown to the destination and follow the list to avoid the feeling of missing something.

Gathering the list of all our Acquaintances

Though excited, a feeling of abyss prevails among the students who are leaving for abroad. This is not surprising because it is not only the new place but also a strange culture you are going to experience. So you had better gather the list of all your friends who went abroad for foreign education. It gives a great relaxation to your mind and lets you do things in a balanced way. Your acquaintances are a great company while you stay abroad for overseas education. They make your stay more comfortable and help you get rid of homesickness.

Polishing our Knowledge of Geography

This is what an educated person does. Before visiting a new place, it is obligatory that we should have the complete idea of the land we are visiting. Your feeling of abyss can be reduced to a great extent if you brush up your knowledge of the political, economic and physical geography of the country you are visiting. This gives you enormous comfort to you throughout your stay abroad for overseas education. It also makes you very flexible in mobilizing yourselves during your stay in a foreign country.

Working According to Checklist

Yes, this is one more thought which usually comes to our mind before we leave for our study abroad. It is highly appreciable that we are working systematically if we are gathering the required things as per the checklist which lets us not to miss anything important. Moreover, this thought makes us highly circumspective in our preparation to leave for abroad.

Be in Contact with Our Friends

This thought is so important that it gives a complete picture of our future stay for our foreign education. Our frequent communication with friends, who are already there for their overseas education, procures a lot of information regarding the transportation system, lifestyle, availability of part-time jobs, and how to save and spend our money there. Our communication with them indirectly orientates us on how to quickly adapt to the new environment.

Source:- https://globalopportunitiesweb.wordpress.com/2018/01/05/study-abroad-pre-departure-thoughts/


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