Studying abroad is a life changing experience for college students. It opens the door to a world full of travel and adventure, it creates exciting new educational opportunities, and it forms lifelong friendships. If you’re considering studying abroad and are still wondering if it’s right for you, check out the infographic below. It shows 25 benefits of studying abroad, including research and findings from top university studies. From increased self confidence to increased future salaries, you might be surprised at all that studying abroad can do for you.
Parents, thinking of visiting your college student abroad? While your world-traveler is learning about a new culture and building memories, it’s also the perfect opportunity for a vacation for you!
While you likely did a fair share of research before he or she left, actually experiencing the culture with them is a totally different feeling. Moreover, seeing a familiar face can be comforting for many students experiencing a bit of culture shock or homesickness. No matter how many Spanish classes you’ve taken, for example, navigating the world in your non-native language is nervewracking for many.
Even for a short jaunt to Spain, it’s smart to understand the lifestyle differences before you board the plane. TakeLessons.com recently shared a helpful article and infographic about life in Spain that provides a great introduction; check out the graphic below, and read more on their blog!