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Benefits of studying abroad

Studying abroad in America as a student athlete can be a life-changing experience that offers numerous benefits both athletically and academically. Here are just a few of the ways that college in America can benefit you: 

Enhance your athletic skills: American universities often have excellent athletic facilities and coaching staff, which can help you improve your skills and potentially earn a spot on a collegiate team. College sport is hugely popular in the USA so the coaches and facilities are some of the best in the world! 

Expand your cultural horizons: Studying abroad in a foreign country allows you to immerse yourself in a new culture and learn about different customs and traditions. This can be especially valuable for student athletes, as sports often brings international students together, all from different backgrounds.

Enhance your language skills: If English is not your first language, studying abroad in America can help you improve your language skills and become more proficient in English. This is great both academically and professionally.

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Develop independence: Studying abroad requires you to be independent and adapt to a new environment. This can help you develop valuable life skills such as problem-solving and communication. For many students, this will be the first time they’ve lived away from home and it can be a scary experience. But there’s plenty of support available for international students and your team will soon become like family! 

Build your resume: Participating in a study abroad program and being a student athlete demonstrates your dedication to personal and academic growth. It also shows that you are able to handle the demands of being a student athlete while also taking on the challenges of studying abroad.

Overall, studying abroad in America as a student athlete can be a unique and enriching experience that helps you grow personally and professionally. It’s hard work but will be one of the best experiences you can have to enhance your future as an athlete. 

If you are considering studying in the US on a sports scholarship, we’re here to help! Contact us today for a free evaluation of your options. 

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