May 31, 2010 7:34am CST
Study overseas can be the adventure of a lifetime, and the majority of these experiences are healthy and safe. But, unless some simple precautions are taken, a young person living without a parent in a foreign country can encounter cultural disorientaion and real, physical dangers. While atuo and motorcycle accidents are a primary cause for concern, there are a host of other factors that need to be considered, preferably, well in advance of a student's departure.
18 Mar 11
hi michaelyou, Study abroad can accumulate experience,independent is important,and you'll have some spare time to go sightseeing, to see exotic scenery,it sounds very attractive.Security also can not be ignored,and learn to how to protect yourself,it's an important lesson,too. It's an opportunity and challenge. Self-discipline will be a challege,it will test you.