Over 300,000 U.S. students study abroad each year and that number is growing. David Suomi, a Risk Management Consultant with Travel Document Systems (TDS), recently had the opportunity to speak with Scott Lockman, Sr. Vice President at Assurance, about what academic institutions – and families who are preparing to send a student overseas – should be thinking about for the best possible outcome.
TDS: Most academic institutions today who offer study abroad programs have a process in place for preparing students before they leave the United States, but what other things should they be thinking about?.
Lockman: You're right, most institutions will have some sort of process – whether it's a training or a one-on-one with a campus representative. After all, the student is traveling abroad and will be a representative for their school. Universities want to…Continue