Obtain an International Travel Insurance Plan
While many students skip that option, it is quite crucial as it reduces your medical costs in case of any malady. There are many affordable, yet efficient international travel insurance plans specifically designed for international students, so be sure to surf through those options!
Have all the Necessary Numbers
All students should research and save emergency contact details, like an emergency contact (roommate, friend, family, …), the local fire department, the local police station, the local Red Cross (or Equivalent), your Agent (Studypedia)… Another optional step you can take to secure more safety is to create a fire safety and escape plan with the help of your local fire department.
All in all, it is vital to ensure your own and your parents’ peace of mind when embarking on such a thrilling journey! Stay safe and gain tons of experiences!