What Is The Definition of Studying Abroad?

Studying abroad is defined by gaining an education in a foreign country in order to attain a wider perspective of different cultures and explore new horizons.The learning goes beyond the traditional classroom teaching. Staying abroad allows students to immerse themselves in a new culture, learn about the people and their traditions more closely.

Why you should study abroad

Studying abroad nurtures you in every way, be it academically or personally. Being a student in a foreign country redefines your outlook and approach towards studies. You learn to adapt to the different methodologies of teaching and learning in a new place.

Studying abroad is a challenging yet extremely satisfying experience. You learn to manage yourself in a place you have no idea about. As a result, you come out stronger and wiser from your study abroad experience.

Take the opportunity to study abroad

To study abroad, you usually have the option of going for a semester exchange or a full-fledged study abroad program.

In an exchange program, you don’t have to pay any additional tuition fees for attending the university abroad. Universities have alliances with other universities around the world which allow students to travel to different countries and study at a partner university. Your course credits get transferred back to your home university.

You also have the option of directly applying to a university in a foreign country. In this case, you would have to bear all the costs related to your education.

For studying abroad, many universities require a language certificate. You would also need to provide documents like a letter of recommendation, a statement of purpose or study abroad essay, your CV, high-school transcripts among others.

The benefits of studying abroad

There are so many reasons why you should live abroad. Studying abroad is a great way to meet people from different backgrounds and learn about their lifestyles.

Living in a new country allows you to explore many exotic destinations in the country. Traveling and exploring new places makes your study abroad experience even more fun.

Then there is the language. By studying abroad, you will be able to learn the local language in a much better and faster way. There is no doubt that learning a foreign language is a great advantage to one’s career in this global economy.

By doing an internship during your study abroad program, you gain a broader perspective about different work styles. It exposes you to various international job opportunities as well.

You will get unique takeaways from your experience of studying abroad.

The experience and learnings from a study abroad program will definitely make you stand out among your contemporaries.

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Impact of studying abroad

Studying abroad allows you to discover the uniqueness of a different country and its culture.

The experience makes you understand and appreciate how people from different cultures approach life. You become able to blend those lessons into your own way of living.

By living on your own in a foreign country, you become more responsible. You learn to mold yourself to a new place. It pushes you out of your comfort zone as you have to learn everything from scratch.

The study abroad experience will allow you to learn some valuable life lessons. It will make it easier for you to adapt to any new or strange environment that you might encounter in your life ahead.

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Casa Tellanto Iguana is in the heart of Poblado, the safest and most international area in Medellin. The 7-room apartment is in a very fancy building in a residential area. Each room has a good size, a beautiful wooden floor, and comfortable furniture.

In just a few minutes walking is the nightlife area of Medellin, a mall with a cinema, businesses and the university CES.

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Poblado, Medellin

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The street and neighborhood

Poblado is the nicest area in the city. It’s known for its beautiful apartments and fancy restaurants and bars. As Medellin is a valley and Poblado is on the edge, many apartments have an amazing view over the city and are surrounded by nature.

This apartment is located right above the entertainment area called Parque Lleras. It’s a quiet and safe area, but still very close to all the hotspots! 

Entertainment

The spaces everyone goes to have fun are located in Poblado. This is the place to be! Full of restaurants, bars, clubs, shopping malls, cinemas, stores, and more! 

Casa Iguana is just a few minutes walking and an amazing location for someone that wants to have fun but also wants to live in a quiet area. 

 

Universities

The universities that are nearest to the house are:

  • University EAFIT: 14 minutes by car
  • CES: 4 minutes by car
  • Business district: 3 minutes by car

Most internships and foreign companies are located in Poblado. 

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