For many travelers, meeting people from all around the world is one of the primary reasons to go abroad. Likewise, it seems like making new friends is an obligatory part of any study abroad program. But why is that? Studying abroad is way more than just meeting new people, hanging out in groups, going out, and partying all night. For an introverted person (or generally anyone who likes spending time alone), shouldn’t it be possible to go abroad without the “pressure” of getting out of your comfort zone? After studying abroad four times, I’d like to share tips and advice on studying abroad as an introvert and making the best out of it.