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You are planning to study abroad. What do you think you will like and dislike about this experience. Why?


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By Lauren - Posted on 19 January 2013

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You are planning to study abroad. What do you think you will like and dislike about this experience. Why?

Studying abroad is definitely a hard decision to be made. It needs a lot of planning and preparation. As much as this experience is considered an overwhelming one,it also has some advantages and disadvantages that should be taken into consideration.

To begin with, studying abroad is a marvellous experience. Firsly, a person could learn how to completeley become an independent person, as he would tackle so many challenges while studying abroad. He could live in a dorm or an independent apartment, where initial challenges could be ahead , he would need to manage on his own, prepare his food when he is hungry, clean his room when it is needed, balance between his studying time and hi ...

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