If you studied abroad, not only graduate programs look more intently at your application due to your experience in a foreign country. But, they may also view such experiences as an important step towards personal growth.
You will be surprised by the many different ways you gained incredible knowledge and skills while overseas. The benefits are sometimes unnoticed.
Benefits Towards Your Academic Career:
Benefits that might have impacted you, personally:
“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...”
American Councils for International Education