Useful resources on the web for students preparing to study abroad
Studyabroad.com Handbook - advice on financial matters for study abroad
The Universal Currency Converter (converts all major currencies)
Internal Revenue Service (don't forget to prepare your taxes while you are overseas)
US State Department - Travel Warnings and Consular Information Sheets
Foreign (Non-US) Embassies in the United States for Visa Information by Country
Visa Assistance Companies
We recommend that you apply for your student visa on your own. However, if you would like assistance, these companies can assist you, for a fee, in applying for and obtaining your student visa to study abroad. They will assist you no matter where you live in the US or what country you are going to.
Health and Safety Related
Travelling with Disabilities
Time and Metric Conversion Related
Time Zones This is an excellent resource for family and friends so they know when to contact you.
Travel Related (Tickets, Eurail Passes, International Student ID Card)
Also check some of the travel web sites. Another good place to try is the Sunday New York Times travel section which always carries advertisements for discounted travel. Global E3 cannot make any recommendations and does not guarantee the quality of any of these companies.