Study Skills & Packing
Monday – November 14th
Learn about how best to prepare for your study abroad experience! Mason Study Abroad staff will share tips and best practices with regards to study skills and packing.
Budgeting 1: Planning
a Semester Abroad
Tuesday – November 15th
This interactive workshop will aid students in planning for potential expenses during their time abroad. Participants will work in small groups to create a study abroad
budget for winter, summer, and semester-long programs. Laptop or tablet recommended.
Budgeting 2: Weekend
Trips and Additional Travel
Wednesday – November 16th
This interactive workshop will aid students in developing and budgeting for weekend trips during their study abroad experience based on provided scenarios. Participants
will work in small groups to weigh both time and cost when making decisions. Laptop or tablet recommended.
Cultural Shock & Well-Being
Thursday – November 17th
This interactive workshop aims to help students cope with cultural shock in a new environment and provides best practices for a student’s well-being during their time