Voila! Finally you arrived the host country, which may be a completely new country to you. While you are excited, bear in mind that there are a lot of things that you should pay attention to. It will definitely help you to create a smooth and fruitful study abroad experiences.
It is normal to feel stress when adjusting to another culture, but there is much that you can do to minimize the impact. You can start by learning about your host culture before you travel abroad. While abroad, try to view things from the local perspective.
Below are a few pointers:
If you are having difficulties, don’t wait to speak to someone about them. They can be your friends, classmates, staff from the university etc. The availability and nature of mental health services varies by location. International SOS is able to direct you to a vetted English-speaking counselor in most locations.