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Benefits of Studying Overseas
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By Sandra Lee
Are you a student who has decided to further your studies and are not sure if you should study overseas? If you have been chosen or successfully enrolled into a prestigious university in another country, then congratulations! There are several benefits if you choose to further your studies in a foreign country.
When you graduate with a degree overseas, during the process, you would need to learn to have cultural awareness, be independent and it also takes courage as you would be far away from your family. If you are studying in a country that doesn’t speak English as their first language, you would also be able to pick up a new language while making friends at your university. You could also add another language to your resume when you apply for a job in the future.
Studying abroad would also open new doors for you and you would be stepping out of your comfort zone. You should also take the chance to explore the beautiful places or historic sites and take it as a fun learning experience. You would also discover new and exciting things, meet new friends and maybe have an adventure. Some of the people you meet might also be your life-long buddies.
When it’s time for you to return home, you would have stories to tell as you have experienced another culture and living in another country. You would also learn to appreciate your family more as you know what it feels like being apart from them.
** The views expressed on this opinion are of the writer and not the publisher.