For me the study part of study abroad is secondary. Sure I will still attend (almost) all of my classes and work hard to get good grades, but travel comes first. Weekends are the perfect time to travel while abroad without emptying your wallet and trashing your savings.
This report has thrown up a few surprises for international students as Britain was usually considered to be the costliest, in terms of both tuition and living expenses. When the economic crisis hit both Europe and the U.S., most of the higher educational institutions hiked tuition to compensate for state budget cuts and to increase their revenues.
Do you wish you could move to another country to travel, work and experience a different way of life? Maybe you feel that you can’t because you’ve got a pile of debt. For many people, debt holds them back from traveling, taking a new job, going back to school or even starting a family.
Spending a semester or more as a foreign exchange or international student is the trip of a lifetime.