The Right Attitude

 

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The Right Attitude

[ID:7748]Here at MyWorldAbroad, we know that the most successful students all share certain traits: boldness, optimism and proactivity. In order to build your all-important international skills, you’ll need to actively take control of your experiences and focus on goals instead of challenges; you might even have to look beyond the minor worries of family members or friends. Many students get caught up in the reasons they shouldn’t go abroad, rather than just biting the bullet and committing to the experience. Don’t wait for circumstances to be perfect, and don’t put off until tomorrow what can be done today – take action, make plans and go abroad!

Whatever It Takes

Don’t be discouraged by finances, friends or the prospect of missing out on something at home.

Trust us when we say that going abroad is one of the most important things you can do while you’re young.

It takes a little courage, and you may need to do some legwork in order to finance your studies, but don’t pass up the opportunity to study abroad. It is perhaps the most...

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