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First Generation Students

As one of the first in your family to attend college, you may never have considered going abroad or the process may seem daunting to navigate. You should know that your path to college and your experiences at the UW have already given you many of the skills that will help you on your study abroad journey. UW Study Abroad is here to guide you along the way and answer any questions you may have.

A great place to start is to check out our Getting Started page, which includes information on the basics of studying abroad, how to pay for a program and how to make an appointment with an adviser to get additional support.

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