• Study Abroad Guidance

How to Decide Where to Study Abroad?

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  • By:CANAM Group
  • Updated On:Sep 15,2022 11:22 AM IST

Having a solid education foundation is a prerequisite for a rewarding career. Many students want to go for overseas education to elevate and hone their knowledge to attain this education ambition. Hence studying abroad is a solution that will undoubtedly excite and encourage the students.

But studying abroad also clouds the mind of students with many questions. As different countries have different opportunities, it is tough for students to choose the best study abroad destination. However, each overseas education destination offers the students excellent career prospects, a better lifestyle, and more. Read the full Blog to get answers on choosing the correct country for the best education abroad.
Tip 1: Research about the course you are planning to pursue

The first thing to do is think about the course carefully that you are planning to pursue. Numerous universities across the globe offer several excellent courses, but if we talk about one particular course, a university or country may provide more career-related benefits than another. For example, you want to pursue your Master's in Journalism, there may be top-ranked universities in Canada, Australia, Germany, and the USA that might be offering a Master's program in journalism. Still, there are other factors that you should keep in mind like the monthly living expense, transport facility, tuition fees, and safety.

Students are generally interested in the university's ranking rather than the opportunities offered by the location. If a student wants to pursue journalism, students should choose the USA rather than Canada. The USA houses a significant number of top media houses than the latter. We suggest the students prefer taking up a course in a nation where the related industries are more and companies are easy to approach.

It is crucial because every curriculum requires industrial training. And it will give you a chance to get into these industries for training so you can get an opportunity to study in the real world. These industries tend to hire students from local colleges and universities as interns. Therefore, it is advisable to carefully research the universities and their native cities. Make sure to analyze the region and future aspects of the course you will study.

TIP 2: Always calculate the return on investment

Students tend to get worried about the cost, i.e., tuition, cost of living, and more. But they should be worried about the return on investment.

A return of investment is the expected earnings after completing a particular course divided by the cost of the course. If we talk about an MBA, the price of pursuing an MBA is high, but the return on investment is higher than the cost of the course. An excellent way to calculate the investment return is by researching the students' average salaries in the country and industry. Before choosing a perfect overseas education destination, make sure you study the country's and colleges' statistics before finalizing any decision.
Also make sure you are considering what kind of research facilities and tie-ups are available in the country. It is also calculated in return on investment.

TIP 3: Evaluate the value of the degree back in India

Evaluating the value of foreign education in India is an important step and should not be negated at any cost.

It is crucial because, let us say in the worst-case scenario, you had to come back to India, then what? If your course or degree had credibility in India, you would be able to pay off your substantial student loans. Even with no experience, you will be able to find work. Therefore, we suggest you know the value of your education in India while pursuing or after completing your course.

Experts at Canam Consultants will assist throughout the procedure of your study abroad dream, and you make the wisest possible decision that matches your needs.

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