U.S. News CompassBy . Going outside of their comfort zone can help new international students get more than just academic benefits. If you ask most international students why they chose to study abroad, you will get a wide variety of responses. But judging from what I've observed, the top two are for the education benefits and for the experience.
Since I started studying in the U.S., the way that international students quite often do not branch out from people of their own culture or nationality stood out to me. You only have to look around college campuses to see this in action. More...