All college and university students would benefit from spending at least one semester studying in a foreign country.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the posit

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All college and university students would benefit from spending at least one semester studying in a foreign country.

Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider ways in which the statement might or might not hold true and explain how these considerations shape your position

Among the young, travelling or living in other countries in their college years has become a must. Living and studying in other countries rather than they were born and grow up can provide an inspiration or even a life-long insight. However, whether studying in a foreign country must benefit all students without any exception should be carefully considered for the following reasons.

Firstly, throwing oneself to totally new culture and surroundings may not be beneficial for all people in terms of learning and growing. Students, who are not very social and even become extremely anxious in a new environment, should consider carefully about studying in a foreign country. Of course, challenging experience may provide a chance to grow. However, it may turn out to be not as beneficial or even detrimental. Studying in Canada, I have met many students from a range of countries, and while most of them adjust themselves to the new environment, there were some students who could not cope. They were type of people who learn and perform better when they are in a familiar environment, and studying abroad had actually inhibited their learning ability. This tells us that for students who experience difficulties in adapting in a different culture, food, society, and language, studying in abroad may not be beneficial.

Secondly, studying abroad require enormous energy and effort, from finding a new accommodation, adjusting to a new school system and curriculum, finding their ways in a new community, and establishing social network from scratch. Such demanding procedure may hamper pursuing of a goal, if a student is determined to make an achievement in his or her field. For example, a law major student decides to study in another country, in which run by other legal system, the student would have to compromise his or her career preparation, not only by studying different laws but also missing a chance to do internship in a law firm, which may provide a job offer. Thus, when a student is committed to achieve a clear goal, studying in a foreign country may only hinder the process.

Of course, despite the cases above, some may still argue the benefit of studying in other countries. It is difficult to deny that having an exposition of diverse culture and worldviews is critical, especially when a student expanding his or her learning area. Maybe, those limits discussed above can be balanced off when a student learns about histories and arts of an European country or complex political relations among Asian countries by living there. Still, however, it should be also considered that studying in another country requires huge amount of financial resources, not only the fees but also living costs. In other words, students who are in mid or lower class may not even afford it, and even so, they may rather struggle to maintain their lives instead of learning and experiencing a new culture hanging out with international friends.

In conclusion, while studying abroad may provide benefits to college and university students, it may not be available for all. If a student may not cope with a new environment, pursues a clear goal, or financially capable, studying in another country may result in negative experience, hampering any learning or growth.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 7, column 367, Rule ID: EN_A_VS_AN
Message: Use 'a' instead of 'an' if the following word doesn't start with a vowel sound, e.g. 'a sentence', 'a university'
Suggestion: a
...dent learns about histories and arts of an European country or complex political r...
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Discourse Markers used:
['actually', 'also', 'but', 'first', 'firstly', 'however', 'if', 'may', 'second', 'secondly', 'so', 'still', 'thus', 'while', 'even so', 'for example', 'in conclusion', 'of course', 'in other words']

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance in Part of Speech:
Nouns: 0.190713101161 0.240241500013 79% => OK
Verbs: 0.160862354892 0.157235817809 102% => OK
Adjectives: 0.0912106135987 0.0880659088768 104% => OK
Adverbs: 0.077943615257 0.0497285424764 157% => OK
Pronouns: 0.0398009950249 0.0444667217837 90% => OK
Prepositions: 0.112769485904 0.12292977631 92% => OK
Participles: 0.0646766169154 0.0406280797675 159% => OK
Conjunctions: 2.82848392353 2.79330140395 101% => OK
Infinitives: 0.0215588723051 0.030933414821 70% => OK
Particles: 0.00663349917081 0.0016655270985 398% => OK
Determiners: 0.0845771144279 0.0997080785238 85% => OK
Modal_auxiliary: 0.0381426202322 0.0249443105267 153% => OK
WH_determiners: 0.0182421227197 0.0148568991511 123% => OK

Vocabulary words and sentences:
No of characters: 3281.0 2732.02544248 120% => OK
No of words: 538.0 452.878318584 119% => OK
Chars per words: 6.09851301115 6.0361032391 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.81610080973 4.58838876751 105% => OK
words length more than 5 chars: 0.410780669145 0.366273622748 112% => OK
words length more than 6 chars: 0.328996282528 0.280924506359 117% => OK
words length more than 7 chars: 0.228624535316 0.200843997647 114% => OK
words length more than 8 chars: 0.128252788104 0.132149295362 97% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.82848392353 2.79330140395 101% => OK
Unique words: 260.0 219.290929204 119% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.483271375465 0.48968727796 99% => OK
Word variations: 57.4573620603 55.4138127331 104% => OK
How many sentences: 21.0 20.6194690265 102% => OK
Sentence length: 25.619047619 23.380412469 110% => OK
Sentence length SD: 54.2694628974 59.4972553346 91% => OK
Chars per sentence: 156.238095238 141.124799967 111% => OK
Words per sentence: 25.619047619 23.380412469 110% => OK
Discourse Markers: 0.904761904762 0.674092028746 134% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.94800884956 101% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 5.21349557522 19% => OK
Readability: 58.5186758718 51.4728631049 114% => OK
Elegance: 1.32142857143 1.64882698954 80% => OK

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.32980430292 0.391690518653 84% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence: 0.0932245397809 0.123202303941 76% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence SD: 0.0514327726397 0.077325440228 67% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence: 0.520076339415 0.547984918172 95% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence SD: 0.116736252827 0.149214159877 78% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.130259747052 0.161403998019 81% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0563064290802 0.0892212321368 63% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence: 0.332850931423 0.385218514788 86% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence SD: 0.0267623591493 0.0692045440612 39% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.231444114243 0.275328986314 84% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0343159982638 0.0653680567796 52% => The ideas may be duplicated in paragraphs.

Task Achievement:
Sentences with positive sentiment : 11.0 10.4325221239 105% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 7.0 5.30420353982 132% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.88274336283 61% => OK
Positive topic words: 11.0 7.22455752212 152% => OK
Negative topic words: 7.0 3.66592920354 191% => OK
Neutral topic words: 3.0 2.70907079646 111% => OK
Total topic words: 21.0 13.5995575221 154% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

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Rates: 75.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.5 Out of 6
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when a student expanding his or her learning area.
when a student is expanding his or her learning area.

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arguments: OK
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Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 4.5 out of 6
Category: Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 1 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 21 15
No. of Words: 538 350
No. of Characters: 2664 1500
No. of Different Words: 255 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.816 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.952 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.729 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 212 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 171 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 106 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 64 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 25.619 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 9.332 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.762 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.348 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.535 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.132 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5