It should come as no surprise that making the decision to study abroad can greatly impact your life. The quality of your post-secondary education, your career opportunities and the number of likes your photos get on social media can all increase as a result of overseas experience. However none of this changes the fact that you will need to adjust after shifting to a new city or country.
Laura Byager recently published a list of tips that helped her cope after moving from Copenhagen to London. She suggests that after moving, you should:
- Be truthful about your feelings
- Remember that you don’t have to do things just to fit it
- Get to know your new surroundings
- Dive into local culture
- Get enough exercise
- Remind yourself why you decided to travel
- Know that it doesn’t have to be forever
Canada Campus Visits Helps Ease Your Transition
If you are serious about completing your education in a foreign country but are hesitant about facing culture shock upon your arrival, Canada Campus Visits is for you. Our campus tours do more than just show you the different facilities on college or university campuses. We take you to different cities in Canada and give you the opportunity to see what they are like first-hand. By seeing what the atmosphere and culture of a campus is like, students will be better prepared when they embark on their study abroad adventure in their new home.