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THE USA: Before you leave

'How much does it cost to live in America?' [VIDEO]

Find out from a homestay expert in America about how location in America will impact how much you an expect to pay in living costs as an international student. As well as the homestay option, international students may also wish to choose a

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One of the biggest questions which international students face when preparing to move to the States, is: 'How much does it cost to live in America?'

This is vital as students not only have to prove that they have the finances to support themselves when applying for the correct immigration documentation; but also because you don't want to run out of money halfway through your studies.

Aidan from Sara's Homestay gives some advice on how location drastically affects how much a student would have to pay in living costs, as well as how a residence hall can be better option. Watch the video below to learn more. If it helps, give it a LIKE or if you know someone who'll appreciate the advice, share it with them.



Watch more clips from our Hangout with Sara’s Homestay:

‘What public transport is available in America?’

‘How can international students integrate into American life?’

‘What is a residence hall?’

‘How can I live on a budget in America?’

Meet an American homestay host [Interview]


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'Your homestay questions...answered'

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Paul Ellett is the editor for Hotcourses Abroad. His role is to plan, produce and share editorial, videos, infographics, eBooks and any other content to inform prospective and current international students about their study abroad experience. When he's not thinking about student visas in Sweden and application deadlines, Paul is an avid fan of comedy podcasts and Nicolas Cage films.