All posts by usfgoingplaces

Financial Aid and Study Abroad

Lots of students think about studying abroad every year, but so many get deterred due to the price tag associated with a study abroad experience. Well, just like the rest of your college experience, paying for a study abroad experience is manageable with the right tools and information. One thing students don’t always know is ...

Getting Started with Education Abroad – Thinking About Funding

So you want to study abroad, huh? First things first: you’ll want to pick a program, or at least have a general idea! To do so, check out or website here. You can search for programs by location, time of year, or even courses that you want to take. If you are not seeing something ...

5 Ways to be Successful at the Education Abroad Fair

The Education Abroad Fair is just around the corner! Here are five tips on how to get the most out of  the fair: 1. Be Open Minded Whether you’re not sure if you want to study abroad in Greece or Japan, or what courses you want to take, being open-minded is key. The opportunities at ...

Going Places Blog

Going Places is a student-written blog featuring undergraduate and graduate students from the University of South Florida participating in various study abroad programs for either the summer, a semester or a year. If you’ve ever been curious as to what life is like while studying abroad, check through the many posts for an inside scoop on the ...

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London Week Two!

Hi friends! If you’ve read my past entries than welcome back! If you’re just starting off then hello- my name is Samantha Wilkerson and I am currently on the USF in London trip. I am posting my experiences during my trip as well as my tips and recommendations for anyone who is thinking about going ...