Study Abroad Reading List
► To get started, read the UNCG study abroad guide, Going Places.pdf
► Then, continue your research by clicking on any of the resource names below. Unless otherwise specified, each article appeared in the magazine Transitions Abroad, a good source of further materials.
- "Let's Play 50 Questions" from Survival kit for overseas living: For Americans planning to live and work abroad (2nd ed.) Robert L. Kohls, (1984). Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press.
- "Healthy Travels". Rick Steves' Guide to Staying Healthy on the Road. by Rick Steves. May/June 1999, pgs. 77-78.
- "Transitions Abroad" An Overseas Experience Will Change Your Life Forever. by Alaina N. Fields. March/April 1999, pgs. 65-73.
- "Solo Budget Travel": Maximum Rewards Come From Traveling Light and Alone. by Alexa Hackbarth. September/October 1999. pgs. 91-92.
- "Preparing for Study Abroad": Predeparture Self-Orientation Questions. by Mary Elizabeth Debicki. Resource Guide # 5.
- "Learning Survival Skills". by Heather Mansfield, Aimee Walker, Mary Ayad and Kate Pope. March/April 1999. pgs. 75-81.
- "How I Did It": Past and Present Participants Explain the Planning Process. by Ariele Foster, Bo Zimmerman, Aileen Finley, Christopher Moore, Susan Loiacona and Rebecca Talaga. pgs. 67-70.
► Next, you should begin researching your specific host country, its culture(s), and way(s) of life. You may want to begin with the Country Handbook maintained by the ISEP community.