Porter’s Leads Guilin 2016 To-Do List

Please complete each of the following steps in preparation for your program. As always, feel free to contact CLI anytime at
888-781-8383 or email CLI’s Director of Enrollment at nancy@studycli.org.
  1. Complete CLI’s Student Information Form
    Complete CLI’s Student Info Form within one week of receiving this To-Do List. Be sure to enter information exactly as it appears on your passport.
  2. Secure Your Space
    To secure your space in your program, please use our secure and convenient online payment system (secured by Stripe) to submit your 200 USD program deposit at least three months before your program start date. Please note that in order to submit your deposit, you must first complete CLI’s Student Information Form (see Step 1 above).

    Secure Your Space

  3. Purchase Your International Airfare and Complete CLI’s Flight Form
    After purchasing your international airfare, please share your flight information with CLI by completing our international flight form at least one month prior to program commencement.
  4. Secure Your Passport and Visa
    Thoroughly review our Chinese Visa Application Guide and submit all required application items to the Chinese consulate or Oasis China Visa at least one month prior to your programs’s start date.
  5. Complete CLI’s Allergies and Dietary Restrictions Form
    Complete our medical allergies and dietary restrictions form upon reading this prompt. It’s important that we have access to information regarding any medical allergies you may have or other medical considerations we should be aware of. Please also use this opportunity to inform us of your dietary restrictions (if any).
  6. Review CLI’s Pre-Departure Packet
    In an effort to better prepare you for your time abroad, CLI has put together this detailed pre-departure packet. Be sure to review all information carefully and contact CLI at nancy@studycli.org with any additional questions you may have.
  7. Submit Your Program Fee
    Your full program fee is due no later than three weeks prior to program commencement. Please click on the below link to use our secure and convenient online payment system (secured by Stripe) to submit your program fee.

    Submit Program Fee

  8. Explore CLI’s List of Online Learning Resources
    A great selection of free Mandarin learning resources is available online. Please take time to review and familiarize yourself with the resources overviewed on CLI’s Online Learning Resources page.
  9. Familiarize Yourself With Your Program Itinerary
    Be sure to thoroughly review your China itinerary and, as always, feel free to contact CLI anytime.
  10. Review Important Travel Information
    Make sure you have thoroughly reviewed health and safety information from both the CDC and the U.S. State Department well in advance of your departure to China. The State Department highlights that “China remains a very safe country” for most travelers. That said, when traveling to any foreign country, it is important that each student familiarize themselves with relevant health and safety information.