Why study abroad? You make be thinking “I’m just trying to finish college, money is tight, and I don't see the benefits of study abroad; it seems like a luxury. Besides, I don’t want to miss anything at my school or leave my family and friends to go study abroad.”
Many former study abroad students have thought the same. Most will now say that study abroad benefits you, it's not a luxury but rather it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity you can’t afford to miss.
Besides being fun and exciting, study abroad is a unique life changing experience that will help you grow academically, personally and prepare you for your career.
Learn about the benefits of study abroad:
Study Abroad Academic Benefits
Study Abroad Career Benefits
Study Abroad Personal Benefits
“I wanted to study Arabic in order to connect with my family, history, religion, and culture. I previously lived and worked in an Arabic-speaking country and wanted to learn Arabic more formally in order to maintain personal and professional...”
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