The world is a big place but being stuck in the same space can make it feel small and dreadful. 

There is so much to see and do and it’s important to enjoy life while you’re young.

Studying abroad is something all college students should participate in if they are able to. 

There are many benefits  of studying abroad. To begin with, it is an opportunity to see the world. 

As young people, we always get asked, “What do you want to do when you graduate?” 

It’s a stressful question because how are we really supposed to know what we want to contribute to this world when we haven’t seen much of it?

(Courtesy of Stephanie Amaya)

Studying abroad provides a life experience and personal development opportunities. 

It gives young people the chance to live alone and learn to make it around a foreign city using their own wits. 

The reassuring part of this is that there are people in the same boat as you, trying to get an exciting education in a beautiful place, so you’ll be able to make lifelong friends.

Living in a foreign place also gives you the chance to learn a new language and culture. 

This is handy when applying for jobs because many employers prefer multilingual people due to their ability to communicate with and impress more people. 

Nothing helps one learn a language better than being immersed in it. 

Also, learning a new culture helps students abroad appreciate other nations’ customs and history, which helps make individuals become more open-minded, educated and accepting.

The educational opportunities are also a huge benefit. 

In a program abroad, there are different styles of education present which can help make studying and learning more fun and interesting because of the change of pace. 

There will be a new side to your major that you might not get at home, so it will make you more experienced in your field, and will also make you stand out from competitors when looking for a job.

Different countries have different ways of living and you can find yourself a new hobby or interest when finding entertainment. 

You can even be exposed to a different side of an interest or hobby and can appreciate it more. 

There will be so many new things presented to you and this is just scratching the surface.

Studying abroad is something all students should consider before finishing school.

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