It is a good idea to review your travel plans with your physician. Remember that only your physician knows your medical history and can advise you if a situation warrants more preventive guidelines than those outlined here. Health statements from your doctor may be required to obtain a visa to enter your host country.

If you currently see a mental health professional, make sure you discuss what you might expect while studying abroad and helpful tools for coping. Develop a plan to follow if you need help while abroad.

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Be sure to inform ISEP staff or home ISEP coordinator if your checkup raises any concerns not noted on your ISEP Self-Assessment Medical Form.