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Thinking to study abroad? Here’s what you need to know

Nov 5, 2018 16:47 IST
    Thinking to study abroad? Here’s what you need to know
    Thinking to study abroad? Here’s what you need to know

    Are you not sure about whether to join a foreign university or not? This dilemma persists among young MBA aspirants. Therefore, it becomes important for aspirants to know in detail about the future prospect after studying in aboard and should they go for international studies or not.

    There are several reasons why students prefer to join foreign universities. It is not just the academic advantage that they perceive. Foreign education leads to comprehensive development of the individual as one interacts with people of an entirely different culture. Getting to learn a foreign language is another benefit.

    Here is why you can consider getting your MBA degree from foreign universities:

    Academic Benefits

    A reputed degree from a university or a college that has an international appeal is highly regarded by employers across the globe. A degree from an Oxford or a Cambridge is bound to inspire as these are the centers of excellence in education and have proven their authority by the quality of research and innovation that they consistently provide to the academia.

    Enhanced communication skills

    Whether you choose to study in France or Germany or even China, you get to learn a foreign language. Good communication skill is a must these days for a successful career and knowledge of a foreign language only adds to your demand in the job market. It is also an excellent opportunity to master the language to get to interact with native speakers and professors of that particular language.

    Career Benefits

    Globalization has spread across the globe and is impacting human lives in a diverse way. You compete with people not just from your college or the country but from every corner of the world. An experience after passing out from a foreign university will change your perspective and you will be an asset to any organization because of these reasons:

    • Willingness and ability to understand different people and adapt to challenging environments
    • Self confidence in dealing with difficult and challenging situations
    • Global perspective
    • Innovative ideas that generate because of your rich experience

    International opportunities

    You will also have an opportunity to travel around the world and work in a country of your choice as reputed degrees have global recognition and demand.

    Personal benefits

    • You will come out stronger as you will be completely on your own in a distant land. Absence of your relatives and parents will help you mature as an individual and you will be emotionally stronger
    • You will have a global network of contacts and friends
    • A stay in a foreign country fosters independence
    • Your self confidence gets a tremendous boost
    • An exposure to cosmopolitan environment will help you develop a better world-view

    As India is also investing heavily in the education sector and is getting the attention of the global academia, it becomes slightly tricky to decide in favor of a foreign degree. It is, therefore, advised that you assess your situation — economic, social, and personal and set your priorities before choosing the place of study.

    DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

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