Taking a leap of faith, moving to another country and studying there can be a scary prospect — but it is a life-changing experience. Luckily, SCAD provides amazing study abroad programs that offer completely different experiences — one in the quiet village of Lacoste, France, and another in the bustling city of Hong Kong. The deadline for the next available quarter to apply for, summer 2019, is this Friday. So here are some tips on how to get your application done now and be ready to go abroad.
See your advisor
When you see your advisor on the matter of studying abroad, you’ll need to ask about a couple of things. The Hong Kong campus offers classes all year long but is limited — not all classes or majors are offered. Lacoste’s schedule is ever-changing. You have to first wait for when your major
Getting to the application and applying
Finding the application for study abroad can be somewhat tricky. To access them, go to the Student Workspace on MySCAD. At the bottom of the page to the
Once you are in, you’ll find the applications for Lacoste and Hong Kong. Pick which program you want, click and read through the checklist of things to sign — mostly everything can be finished in one
How to prepare yourself for traveling abroad to study
There are some things your advisor will discuss with you when it comes to how to get there and living. First of all, you need your passport. There is a certain amount of time you need to process and get a passport, and the window for that is shrinking. If you’re studying abroad at Hong Kong, you will need a visa. The study abroad office helps you sort everything out, but applications do take longer.
Try to travel outside of where you study
Either before, during or after your study program, you should take
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