With more and more people opting to study in countries away from their own—it has made not only possible for students to experience new cultures and landscapes but also for their parents who often make trips to visit their children. For parents visiting their children abroad it is wonderful prospect to not only spend time with their sons and daughters but also to unwind and soak in a new culture. Parents do not have to coop themselves in the confines of their children’s apartments or hotel rooms while on the trip. They have a plethora of activities that they can indulge in to make most of their time and endeavor. Or even steal a short holiday of their own after the visit.
Packing for a long duration away from home is always a tough task to do. Often enough we over pack – carrying things we don’t need. When packing for college – which means moving your life to another country, the process is a different ballgame altogether. Airlines offer deals on baggage for students but it is still not enough. Properly planning is the way to go!
American universities are considered to be one of the best in the world that offer not just world class education but also incredible opportunities. It is therefore not surprising that one of the most pressing and worrying issues for students when applying to schools in the US is cost. Living expenses in the US — barring tuition fees, medical cover, textbooks or airfares could range anywhere from $450 to $550 per week for most students to live comfortably.