- You Will Learn More Than You Would in Any Classroom
While taking classes in college is very beneficial to your education, there is nothing quite like traveling in
order to gain real life experience. When you study abroad, not only are you learning in classroom settings,
but the whole time you are in the country you learn about a new culture and meeting new people who have
lives completely different than yours.
2. Your College Years are Your Best Opportunity to Travel
When you are in high school, you may not have the chance to travel on your own because
you are so young. When you graduate college, it is very likely that you will be in debt
and searching for a job. The four years you are in college are your greatest opportunity
for you to travel and see more places because you can simultaneously learn and see the
world. Furthermore, you have advisors helping you plan everything, including costs and
- You Will See Beautiful Places
A camera doesn’t always do a view justice. Even though you can document your travels
by taking pictures, there is nothing more breathtaking than some of the views you will see
while studying abroad. Whether it is the vast natural landscape in Ireland or the stunning
architecture in Italy, studying abroad will guarantee you a beautiful view of something
you have never experienced before.
- It Will Push You Out of Your Comfort Zone (In a good way)
It can be a little uncomfortable to board a plane and fly to a new country all by yourself.
Studying abroad forces you to do this, but once you have done it once, you will most
likely catch the travel bug. You adopt a sense of independence by being away from what
you know and being immersed in a new culture. There are many
reasons to take advantage of the chance to travel abroad while in college, but hopefully
these four can inspire students to decide on what could turn out to be the greatest
experience of their lifetime.