The administrative and planning part before any exchange is really the worst. Below is a rough timeline of what my planning looked like and what you can expect to be waiting on in your month before your Prato Exchange.
|Dec 9||Got confirmation of place in Prato Program|
|Jan 9||Chose my subjects for Prato|
|Jan 16||Got confirmation of unit selections|
|Jan 22||Started search for accommodation in Florence|
|Jan 30||Submitted Applications for Insurance and Scholarships|
|Jan 30||Confirmed Accomodation in Florence|
|Feb 4||Booked Flight Tickets|
|Feb 27||Scholarship and Insurance Applications Approved|
|Feb 28||Started planning Europe Travel for the month April|
|March 25||OS-Help-Loan Approved|
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