The benefits of studying  overseas instead of studying local.

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1. Optimal way to learn a language.

1.1. More effective way to learn than to be immerse in a culture thats speaks the language you are learning.

1.2. Surround by the language on a daily basis and are seeing and hearing it in proper cultural context.

1.3. Learning hapens most quickly under these circumstances.

2. Provide the opportunity to travel.

2.1. Weekends and academic breaks allow to venture and explore your surroundings.

2.2. More structured study abroad programs even have field trips plannned in or around the curriculum.

3. Allow you get to know culture first-hand.

3.1. Cultural differences are more than just differences in language, food, appearances, and personal habits.

3.2. A person's culture reflect very deep perceptions, beliefs and values that influences his or her way of life and the way thatshe/he view the world.

3.3. Student who experience cultural differences personally can come to truly understand where other cultures are coming from.

4. Develop skills and give you experiences a classroom setting will never provide.

4.1. Being immersed in an entirely new cultural setting is scary at first but it is also exciting.

4.2. Opportunity to discover new strength and abilities, conquer new challenges, and solve new problems.

4.3. Encounter situations that are wholely unfamiliar to you and will learn to adapt and respond in effective ways.

5. Opportunity to make friends around the world.

5.1. Will meet not only natives to the culture in which you are studying but also other international students who are far from home as yourself.

6. Helps to learn about yourself.

6.1. Return home with new ideas and perspectives about themselves and their own culture.

6.2. Experience abroad often challenges them to consider their own beliefs and values.

6.3. Cause students to alter or abandon them and embrace new concept and perceptions.

6.4. Encounter with other cultures enables students to see their own culture through new eyes.

7. Gives opportunity to break out of your academic routine.

7.1. To be much unlike what you are used to doing as a student.

7.2. Become familiar with an entirely new academic system and will have chance to take courses not offered on your home campus.

7.3. Great opportunity to break out the monotony of the routine you follow semester after semester.

8. Enchances employment opportunities.

8.1. More self-motivated, independent, willing to embrace challenges and able to cope with diverse problems and situations.

8.2. Your experience living and studying in a foreign country, negotiating another culture and acquring another language will set you apart from the majority of other job applicants.

9. Enchance the value of your degree.

9.1. Can take courses you would never have has the opportunity to take o your home campus.

9.2. Gives your language skills such a boost that it is normally quite easy to add a minor in a language or even a second major without having to take many more additional courses after return to your home campus.