Your child will face many challenges while abroad--but that's part of the reason they should study abroad! To minimize risks and dangers, make sure you go over the following information and resources with them.
Adjusting to New Cultures
Culture shock, or the adjustment to a new culture, affects different people in different ways. Learn about the process of cultural adjustment so that you understand the psychological process that your child will go through.
Dealing with Money
As costly as study abroad can be, you can take measures right now to help plan your child's budget and understand how to deal with money abroad.
Health and Safety
Learn how to take preventative steps to stay healthy and safe when traveling abroad.
You'll certainly want to keep in touch with your child while he or she is abroad. Find resources to communicate cheaply overseas.