When we are deciding to study in other places, there will be a lot of things that you will leave behind. You will say goodbye to your father, to your mother, to your brothers and sisters. You will also leave many precious things, but deep down, you want to bring those as well. If I had a chance to study in other countries, I want to bring my desktop PC, that’s all.
Studying in different countries can give you a lot of benefits, you know? It is not rare that overseas graduates will become a different person when they return to their homeland, such as being a creative person than in the past. So, because of that, in this article, we will talk about facts about why studying overseas will make you become a creative person.
Your instinct will be a lot sharper than before
When you are stepping into a different country, you basically are not knowing a lot of things there. Let’s just say that you want to buy a ticket to a movie, but you don’t know how to buy it. Trust your instinct, okay? You can ask people around you if you are in doubt. There is a saying that “It is better to ask before you get lost in the way.” Other than that, trust your instinct for you to survive in a different country.
Read a lot and ask a lot
There are differences between studying in our own country and in other countries. Students in other countries tend to be more curious and active to ask a question during the class. You will personally feel embarrassed if you are the only one who doesn’t have a question to ask your lecturers during the session.
Not to mention that you probably assumed by other students that you are not reading the books for the subject yet. So, reading a lot will be a better activity to do every day. By reading a lot, your knowledge will increase. While your knowledge is increasing, you will become more critical to anything that looks doubtful. This doubtful is the chance for you to ask a question to your lecturers during the class.
Flexible when it comes to food
Foods in other countries are probably more different than in yours. Foods in western countries taste to be blander. Fast foods probably look delicious, but since you are in western countries, the taste is bland. Fast foods in eastern countries are modified and have more taste in the western.
Because western people can’t handle spicy or salty foods. Well, not all western countries, though. If you are interested, you probably want to learn how to cook your own food when you are studying overseas. It will be better if you learn how to make foods with your homeland’s taste too.
As a summary, there are still a lot of facts about when you are studying overseas. You have to trust your survival instinct, read a lot, ask a lot, and be flexible when it comes to foods. It will make you become a creative person.