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How to study in the US?

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Hi there, I'm currently a student at Staffordshire university in the UK studying Music Technology at foundation degree level. I'm looking to do my final year/top up year, to make it a full degree,abroad in America. However I have no idea how to approach this. I'm just wondering if this is at all possible? And if so how do I make it happen? If that isn't possible, and I have to apply to do another degree out in america how do I go about doing that. Do I contact the chosen university directly etc... Any response would be greatly appreciated!

Will I get a maintenance loan on my year abroad?

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I'm thinking of working for half of my year abroad as a language assistant in China and then study in France for the other half. Would I still get a maintenance loan as usual or not?

Are currency cards beneficial on a year abroad?

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I'm thinking of using a currency card like Caxton FX on my year abroad. What have been people's experiences with them and would they recommend them or not?

How much will my Visa to the University of North Florida cost?

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I am currently a first year student and I am planning to go a year abroad next year. I am not sure how much the VISA will cost to go to the University of North Florida. I would really appreciate any type of help. The website for the university is quite hard to understand.

Should I re-organise my year abroad?

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I originally planned to split my year aborad into two parts: work in Argentina until Christmas and then complete a study placement in CHile from March 2019 onwards. However, because of the visa requirement to be a student in Chile, I am wondering whether to reorganise my plans to go to Chile first? This would mean I could collect my visa this summer before going rather than flying back from Argentina to collect a visa in London and then fly back out to Santiago.

Can my year abroad relationship survive my return to the UK?

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I met my boyfriend during my year abroad in France and have just moved home to the UK. We've agreed to try and make it work but is this completely unrealistic? He doesn't speak any English so I'm worried he won't be able to fit in with my old life and we'll drift apart. Has anyone experienced this?

How do I transfer my loan when I move abroad?

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I'm moving to Italy for the year in September and just wondered how I would go about transferring my loan money which would go to my Uk Barclays account to perhaps an Italian account? Or if anyone has any advice of what to do instead as I've been told that if I use my barclays card to withdraw cash it would charge me a fee everytime... Thanks!