Myths about studying abroad

Study abroad is an excellent opportunity for students who want global recognition. You need to do proper research and also require the assistance of study abroad consultants to make your work easy. Studying abroad is a life-changing experience to get introduced to new cultures, languages, and new friends as well. But, along with this, students should debunk some common myths before thinking about studying in foreign countries.

Myth – Studying abroad is a burden on your budget

Like school or university, the tuition fees generally depends on the location of the school, the complete duration of the program, and what the programs include. You can even find the programs, which are significantly less than what you are paying in annual tuition in India. On getting admission to the university, you just have to pay the tuition fee as normal.

Myth – Studying abroad is only for a particular age 

We must tell you here that studying abroad is quite a valuable experience no matter what your age is. It is seen that students of younger age are more enthusiastic about getting admission to foreign universities than older age students. The truth is any age of student can consider learning as a lifelong mission. If you are considering taking admission in an undergraduate course, a postgraduate one or a Ph.D., studying abroad can help you develop skill sets.

Myth – Limited study abroad scholarships are available

This is truly a myth as there are lots of scholarships meant for students who are studying abroad. Depending on the financial requirement, merit, and some other specialized needs. Universities have framed the scholarships mentioning amount, deadlines, restrictions, and other things. These scholarships target students who need financial help. With the help of an abroad education consultant, you can know about the scholarships offered by private and government organizations.

Myth – It takes longer to graduate if you are studying in foreign universities

If your planning is right, you can be a graduate on time or even faster. The length of any course has to be decided by you as you have to select from different course lengths.

Myth – One should know a foreign language

The aim of students who want to study abroad is related to the global perspective from which almost all students can get the benefit. The professors who are involved in degrees abroad know multiple languages and are equipped with the latest technologies to help the students to study the subject properly.

All of these are myths and need to be demystified by the students. In this, one can take the assistance of overseas education consultants who are very well-versed with the information related to the foreign study and offer you the same.

Alvito Fernandes
Alvito Fernandes

Alvito Fernandes is an experienced study abroad counselor and entrepreneur, with a passion for mentoring students. With an MBA graduate class of 2002 and a Harvard Alumni on Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, he is well-equipped to provide expert guidance. As an ICEF certified agent, he has been recognized as Agent of the Month by Study Group UK and acknowledged as a preferred partner in Mumbai for GUS Canada. Alvito's work has had a significant impact on the lives of students, as evidenced by the testimonials of those he has helped study and migrate abroad. His straightforward and matter-of-fact advice, based on extensive industry experience and research, has earned him the trust of his clients. With a strong commitment to his students' best interests, Alvito's counseling is always aimed at preparing them to face any challenges they may encounter. His wealth of experience and constant learning from past students' experiences enable him to provide comprehensive guidance on various countries and courses.

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