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Why Should I Study Abroad?

On the brink of graduation, your mind may be up to its brim with questions regarding the future. Among a plethora of courses and schools to choose from, you may find it difficult to choose your path. A critical question that often pops up is whether you should seek opportunities for higher education abroad.  The process is a bit more challenging, but it’s all well worth it. Here’s why-

  1. Time to Grow
    You have completed 15 years of education in India. It’s probably time to tread international waters now and get a taste of the rest of the world. When you go to study abroad, you are opening up to greater and bigger opportunities, where you get a chance to grow in ways more than one. You get to travel extensively, learn how to settle in a new expanse all by yourself, and become more independent than ever. Post your once-in-a-lifetime experience in a university abroad, the world is your oyster. You will be ready for any and every challenge comes your way. Imagine bag packing across Barcelona or reading quietly in a serene park by the Eiffel Tower. Sounds tempting? Then it’s time to pack your bags.
  1. You Deserve the Best
    Universities abroad are exceptionally professional and their courses are state-of-the-art. If you really want to excel in your field of interest, no matter how varied it may be, you must think of applying to international schools. Apart from streamlined and innovative curriculum, these courses bring with them some excellent internship opportunities, workshops, exchange programs, and co-curricular activities that are bound to broaden your horizon. Additionally, under the guidance of their handpicked and remarkably experienced faculty, you are sure to bloom.
  1. Raise the Bar for Yourself
    Challenges must be welcomed with open arms. Without friction, a diamond cannot be polished. To excel in your career, you have a chance to set a solid foundation by pursuing an international degree. Not only will this enhance your knowledge and skill set, but it will also add distinguished value to your education and career graphs. A degree from a reputed college abroad is sure to get you places. Further, international schools provide diverse courses that are very ‘career-specific’, such as a Bachelor’s in Social Media or a Master’s in Sports Management- if you wish to study a streamlined or exquisite course, studying abroad may be your best bet!
  1. Discover yourself
    Each morning, we get a fresh chance to explore our interests and enrich our minds. In the intellectually stimulating environments of international schools and with colourful opportunities on their campuses, you can discover more about your interests, passions, aptitude, and progress. You can ameliorate on your creativity and work experience through international exposure in your field. You get a chance to connect with an international pool of creative thinkers, guides, and workforce.
  1. Soak in Some New Culture
    You’ve seen London, Paris, and New York in so many movies, or you may even have visited these exotic locales on vacation- but does that equal the experience of living there? No. Staying in a different country gives you exposure and experience beyond the aspects of mirthful sightseeing or digging into local cuisine for a matter of five to seven days. When you stay among foreigners, you gain to learn a lot about them and imbibe some precious traditions and life values. You get to mingle with gifted students from across the world and interact with highly experienced teachers and professionals. There’s no end to the list of activities you can pursue and enjoy in a new city with a different culture and population. The possibilities are exciting and inviting!

Someone stated wisely that comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing really ever grows there. If you have a chance to step out of your comfort zone, you must grab this opportunity and earnestly consider applying for an education abroad.



Niharika Sondhi
Niharika Sondhi
One of South Asia’s leading career consultants with 15 years of experience in guiding students to the best-fit schools in India and overseas. A member of the National Association of Academic Counselling (NACAC) and International Association for College Admission Counselling (IACAC) in the US, and having visited over 300 schools all over the world since 2004 (of which 20 are dedicated to Art & Design), Ms Sondhi’s motto is to offer Indian students quality academic counsel that has global relevance. If you need to consult, Book an Appointment

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