Pre-Departure Logistics (Part 2)

Fun fact, I’ve been thinking about going on exchange again as part of my graduate studies. There was an information session last month and I still giggle each time the thought crosses my mind.

In continuation and certainly trying to warn you before your acceptance letter comes in, there are still a few more steps before jetting off to a foreign land. It’s all very exciting until you forget about visa deadlines or overweight luggages. Consider the following:

  1. Celebrate your acceptance!

First and foremost, congratulations! All that research and ridiculous resume writing has paid off. Go out with family and friends, take a mini-vacation, don’t study for that midterm (okay fine, keep studying!).

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Pre-Departure Logistics (Part 1)

Two years ago, around this time, I was applying for exchange. As you might have guessed from the creative title, I’ll be discussing the ins and outs of going abroad. Many of these experiences are directly related to the University of Toronto (UofT) and their Centre for International Experience (CIE). However, similar procedures are in place at different universities and exchange agencies. With that, here is my disclaimer to consult with your sources prior to departure.

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Trading in #viewsfromthe6ix. “Home is where the heart is”, as the saying goes.

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