While they're abroad

Things to Keep in Mind

You may have to help handle some practical things for your son or daughter while he or she is abroad. The following is a list of the most common ones.

_ renewing a driver's license

_ registering to vote or requesting an absentee ballot

_ filing income taxes

_ paying monthly credit card bills

_ preparing for the next semester at the home school (open mail from the college and remind your son or daughter)

_ registering for classes
_ selecting a housing option
_ preparing forms to continue financial aid