Studying Abroad
More and more students are choosing to study at colleges and universities in a foreign country.

Do the benefits of studying abroad outweigh the drawbacks?

Synonyms & Paraphrases of Words in the Question
Original Words & Phrases Synonyms & Paraphrases
choose to study in a foreign country study (overseas/abroad)
pursue one's (studies/education) (overseas/abroad)
go (overseas/abroad) to study
benefit advantage
drawback disadvantage
Benefits of Studying Abroad
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understand a new culture
become independent
make people more independent
acquaint oneself more intimately with a new culture
experience culture shock
expand one's horizons
learn how to (manage/handle) one's finances
increase employment prospects
form new and rewarding relationships
(acquire/gain/adopt) (new/different/broader/wider) perspectives on (global issues/different cultures)
rapidly advance language skills
improve one's (command/knowledge/mastery) of a language
Drawbacks of Studying Abroad
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(feel/be/get/become) homesick
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