Tuesday, December 17, 2013


In the most recent years, studying abroad has become popular for the students of all age groups. Studying abroad is the best way of gaining more educational experience, and being better qualified for jobs. The education system of most foreign destinations is designed help students score beyond academic ground.  It is difficult for any of us at any age to face new challenges alone but for students and young people the option of study abroad is significantly helpful in building confidence and overcoming the challenges.

Unlike domestic universities that focus on theory based education system, overseas education provides practical learning that provides in depth knowledge and wider experience. It provides you a big opportunity to learn a new language. Being surrounded by people who speak the language on a daily basis as their first language helps you to improve your proficiency. Students also get an experience about new cultures, customs and ideas that help in carve their personalities. Students are able to gain further knowledge in school of other parts of the world while going outside of their comfort zone.

There are a few things to ask yourself before you choose to study abroad. The most important question would be “where to go for study?’’ You can’t really study in another country until you’ve chosen your location.
You can apply directly to the university or program abroad you would like to attend. You can also access the program’s applications directly from their websites. There are some popular International Entrance Exams that secure green cards for the students seeking admission in offshore courses. These courses are; MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, GRE, IELTS and TOEFL. However, now-a- days some Institutions offer study program on the basis of the capability of the students rather than the scores of these exams. Almost every university in U.K, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand and other countries will give you an excellent chance to study in best of the campuses at the most affordable cost of education. Even in U.S, many top universities don't rely on these exams to judge your candidacy.

 It is an expensive affair to get admitted in a prestigious university abroad. Apart from Bank loans, Family savings, scholarship is another option is to get discount on your tuition fees. A study abroad scholarship is a monetary award for students to use for the expenses for their study program that include travel, books course material, lodging etc. Remember that scholarship applications are highly competitive with limited scholarships available; your application needs to really stand out on merit basis. Every scholarship program has its own (application) procedure.  Please do check their rules and regulations before applying.

For most students studying abroad is a rewarding experience. However, it can be bad for others. Life abroad will be far more interesting if you consider pros and cons of studying abroad.

More info: www.asiaexchange.org/en/study-abroad-programs/study-in-china