Ten advantages of studying in the United States as foreigner

Friday November 18, 2022

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Being a professional in another country is very challenging on a professional and personal level. If you are still in doubt as to whether this decision is the most convenient for you, we will help you in that process. We have identified for you the positive aspects of studying for a degree in the United States. Let’s start!

  1. Prestige: The universities of the United States enjoy an excellent reputation among the best in the world, not only for their educational system, but also for the variety of university careers that the educational institutions offer.
  2. Network of contacts: Being in an academic environment allows you to establish useful contact networks to enter the labor market more easily than being outside the United States. There are programs that allow professional internships within the university and the J1 visa allows you to work and study at the same time. Any work experience you gain is key to bolstering your resume in that country.
  3. Master another language: Studying English theoretically in a classroom is not the same as living expressing yourself in this language. Practice is essential for you to achieve job success not only in the United States, but in other English-speaking countries. English is an essential requirement to occupy better job positions in a global environment like the current one.
  4. Interculturality You will be able to meet Americans and people from other cultures, celebrate other traditions, and gain a different view of the world. In addition, you will feel accompanied in your adaptation in another country, with your classmates you will be able to face together the challenges that this process supposes for you.
  5. Volunteering: There are many opportunities in the United States to join community aid groups and gain valuable experience for your resume. Tasks are varied and fun. Volunteer hours are a magnet for employers and also a great opportunity to make friends and contact networks.
  6. Access to workshops: The training options are endless both online and in person, and best of all, many of them are free. Explore your talents and develop skills in a fast and focused way, while continuing with your study program.
  7. Sport and studies: If you are an outstanding athlete, you have a competitive advantage to be accepted at the university of your choice, you will also be able to continue training and participating in local tournaments at the same time that you stand out in your career and professional field.
  8. Tourism: Being within the United States you can take advantage of internal tourism, there are dates on the calendar such as Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving, Christmas Break, Spring Break, Spring Holiday, etc. that will allow you to travel and discover new States during the time you are studying.
  9. Personal growth: Living in another country is an experience that will mark your life. If it is the first time you will do it or you have already tried it before, doing it in the United States will be unforgettable. You’ll finish your studies, and you’ll also have greater organizational skills, you’ll appreciate the value of time and money, develop your interpersonal skills and other soft skills necessary for your future life.
  10. American context: It is a country that respects civil, political and economic liberties. You’ll be able to feel confident to express yourself freely and develop in a country that enjoys a stable political system.

Any doubt that could come out, you can get in contact through our social media, Facebook, Instagram or write us an email to admissions@sanignaciouniversity.edu that we will gladly help you in the way towards your professional success.