Studying abroad does not Automatically make someone a better, more independent or more educated person.

For the majority of people, studying abroad is seen as a sort of badge of honour; when someone finds out someone has managed to live “on their own” in a foreign country (especially if the native language is not their mother/primary language) they tend to suddenly have a higher opinion of them. Continue reading

Homesickness Happens and is Not a Bad Thing.

Despite the fact that most universities and companies will explain to their students and employees that homesickness and culture shock happen, a lot of people still are not prepared for them and, thus, there remains a huge stigma attached to them. Continue reading