I signed up for my first study abroad experience in October. Since then, life has gotten in the way as they say, making this trip a bigger financial burden than we originally anticipated. Any help is greatly appreciated.
In October, I enrolled in a May term trip through my school to Scandinavia. While we are there, we will be studying social justice policies and gender inequality with the goal of being able to bring those tools back to the US as we pursue our careers (it's everything I've ever wanted in a study abroad experience!).
However, this was before my grandma got sick and before I had to make impromptu trips to New York to see her before she passed and be with my family. These unexpected travel expenses have made our finances a little tighter, making this trip a bit more stressful than we initially anticipated.
I don't want to back out of this trip if I don't have to, and I truly believe it's an opportunity that I won't get again. Any extra anything that you have to give would be immensely appreciated. Thank you in advance for your generosity and support.