04 May 2011
For grading purposes, this will be my last post! 41 posts, 15 interviews, 1,300 views, over a hundred pictures- I couldn't have asked for a better turnout!To everyone who helped me put this blog together: students who sent me pictures, took part in interviews, and helped me out with views, thank you so, so much. The future for Abroad Insider is yet to be determined, but for now, sayanara-adios-au revioir- bye bye!
03 May 2011
Definitely make a folder of every single piece of paper MIP gives you throughout the application process and through your travels. You don't want to throw anything out because you might want to reference back to it (I think I still have all of the packets I was given before I left for Sydney.)
02 May 2011
I know some people who bought a book about the place they were going to. Some of the college student travel types of books with all the things to do in a certain city or town are great for students going abroad. They are usually divided up by categories such as Entertainment, Food/Restaurants, Music, Museums (Art), Historical Monuments, Travel Locations Nearby (also nearby bus stops, train stations, airports, etc.) A little book like this can really help you learn the area before you get there and while you are there!
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SNEAKERS. Make sure you leave room for them. You're probably going to want to do some of the touristy stuff and go on lots of walking tours or if you're feeling really ambitious, maybe a hike or two. We had a gym really close to where we lived, but I needed new sneakers anyway so I figured I'd just buy them in Sydney... little did I know, the cheapest athletic shoes you could find were about $250 dollars. Yeah, my mom sent me my old ones in the mail.