Hop off the beaten path of Europe and choose to study abroad somewhere different. One of the major benefits of studying abroad in a less popular country is the time abroad is more of a mystery and students receive a unique experience. It also opens students to the world more fully by immersing them in a culture truly different from their own. Vietnam is the perfect country for those hoping to expand their horizons and also receive a great education.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
There are horror stories circulating around college campuses of students who merely wanted to spend a year abroad and were left with thousands of dollars in debt. Studying abroad does not have to break the bank or add on a ridiculous amount of money to already skyrocketing student loans. There are smart ways to go about affording to study abroad and tips that will help any student live out their international dream.
Australia’s Northern Territory has the fastest-growing economy in the country, and the city of Darwin benefited immensely from the influx of businesses. Once a sleepy town in the middle of nowhere, the city has blossomed into a cultural powerhouse that’s half urban, half outback.
The Fear of Missing Out greatly affects students who study abroad. For months students look forward to the countries they will call home, whether for a semester or a year, and then after they arrive, the loneliness and separation sets in. It’s difficult to be away from family and friends for a long amount of time and studying abroad is no exception, no matter how badly a student wants to fall in love with their city.