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Any advice for students and parents who are worried about studying abroad in third world countries?

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  • mentor picture Kimberly
     
    Kimberly
    Senior Year Student
    Loyola Marymount University
    Although I studied in China, which is a communist and third world country, I did not face any...
    Although I studied in China, which is a communist and third world country, I did not face any problems studying abroad there. As one of the largest booming economies, I had easy access to every American and European product. Most of the items located in third world countries are very cheap so you do not have to worry so much about budgeting your money. However, also in most third world countries, some facilities, such as westernized toilets, were not very common. But, they are available! I found that studying abroad in a third world country was very safe and the people were very friendly. You just need to be conscious of yourself and your surroundings at all times, like you should be at home.
 
 
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