Advice from students to students

How to prepare for your studies before you leave home, what not to forget to pack, and where to find ordinary things like blankets abroad? The simplest things can be a big problem for a university neophyte. Studying abroad brings about many difficult situations where older colleagues’ advice can come in handy. Universities project students stick together. Who else can give the best advice on how to succeed as a neophyte on campus and in lectures than those who were just tyros themselves just a few years ago?
 

Student Marek Svoboda: Why and how to study in the U.S.
Marek Svoboda graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in the City of New York and is now preparing for his admission tests to a master’s course in General Medicine. He describes his experience preparing for admission tests for American universities for the readers of the Mensa magazine. Marek has received a grant from The Kellner Family Foundation’s Universities project to study abroad.

(Published in the Mensa magazine)

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Student Martin Bucháček | Don’t Be Scared of Studying Abroad
Martin Bucháček, a student in the four-year Mathematics and Physics program at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, has described his experience with preparations for the admission tests and studies at a university outside the Czech Republic. Martin has been financially sponsored by The Kellner Family Foundation since 2012.

(Published in the Mensa magazine)

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How to prepare for studies abroad
This document contains practical advice on how to prepare to study abroad. It is intended primarily for students who are planning to go to a university in the U.K., but much of it applies generally. It is based on what we ourselves went through as fresh university students. We trust that our experience will make it easier for you to enter this new chapter in your life.

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Studying abroad | Pros and cons
Are you considering studying abroad? Each of the countries to which most of Czech students go has its advantages and disadvantages. We have prepared for you an easy-to-navigate summary on studying in the U.K., the U.S., Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Ireland.

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