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Nowadays, education overseas has become more accessible and growing numbers of people send their offspring in other countries. However, this trend has its detractors. Discuss.


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Nowadays, education overseas has become more accessible and growing numbers of people send their offspring in other countries. However, this trend has its detractors. Discuss.

As various universities worldwide revamp their marketing campaigns, an increasing number of foreign students are being encouraged to enroll for a course overseas. While this trend has positively benefited the students and the universities themselves, it has brought some pain to the home country and parents of the students.

Concerning the students themselves, an overseas education has boosted their level of independence since this is often the first time of their life that they are living under different roofs from their parents. It further enables them to gain access to better quality education given that the tertiary institutions in their home country are often overcrowded and lac ...

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