StudyingAbroad Daniel Silva Nº15 Alexandre Sousa Nº Miguel Mariani Nº27
“Make new friendships" “Sense of adventure” “Do the unexpected and just Have Fun” StudyingAbroad “Breathein new sights” “Live Learn & Love” “Travel & Live” “Immerseyourself in different cultures”
Whystudyingabroad? There is no school year that passes without the thousands of students leaving the comfort of their home country and they have always known to embark on the adventure and academic stuff which is studying abroad. However, before you start packing your bags, it is well to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of studying abroad - that may seem like a very cool idea at first, but in practice, not all people are able to adapt to life in another country , returning many times before completion of the expected length of stay.
Advantages of studyingabroad? The pleasure of travelling. Knowing a new culture. Learning a new language. You can apply for scholarships. It’s better for your career and your curriculum. Gaining independence and responsibility. You will have memories and unforgettable life lessons. The possibility of attending some of the best and most respected educational institutions. It is an experience that probably will change your life forever.
Disadvantages of studyingabroad? If you are alone, the first impact can be quite difficult. Probably you can not take all your personal stuff. Difficulty in studying, especially if the classes are taught in a language that you are still learning. You have to deal with difficult and unfamiliar situations. You can’t make regular visits to home. It’s very expensive. Communication difficulties, especially at first. Culture shock - you'll need some time to get used. You’ll miss your family and friends.