The Benefits Of Studying Abroad

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According to Wikipedia, studying abroad is “the act of a student pursuing educational opportunities in a country other than one's own (np).” Studying abroad is not a vacation or a time off from your academic studies. Studying abroad is made for advancing the student’s mind and cultural being while studying. Going abroad can enhance a student’s aspect on life, enhance their own intellect, and give them a great experience. To study abroad you must understand the origin of it. You have to know what it consists of and what the benefits of studying abroad are.

Studying abroad has progressed over the years. Its progression begins with a man named Raymond W. Kirkbride. Kirkbride was a young professor who taught at the University of Delaware in 1921. Kirkbride, who is also a WW1 Veteran, sought out that students in their junior year should be able to study abroad in France. Kirkbride took his experience in France as a positive aspect because he was able to learn many things and meet new people. Kirkbride persuaded his university president. Kirkbride’s program sooner turned out in a positive aspect and was known as the Junior Year Abroad. Even Though Kirkbride’s program was denied a
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As seen throughout history, unstable conditions cause wars and relationships between countries. Countries are strained, and study abroad is no longer a valuable educational option. However, assuming we do not slip into another chaotic world war, participation in study abroad programs will continue to grow. As a result, new challenges and opportunities will arise. Each new overseas institution offering courses to international students will be accompanied by various tests for advisors and students alike. Globalization, free trade agreements, rapidly advancing information technologies, and ever growing world populations are just a sample of reasons that will impact the study abroad
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