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Positive changes in students that come with overseas education

Overseas education- studying with students from across the globe in a foreign country, is an unparalleled experience. It’s venturing into the unknown-the thrill, the culture, the campus, the student life, everything is new to a student who has just enrolled in the program. His new way of life and his experiences will influence him and will affect him profoundly, he will assimilate the best his international exposure has to offer and begin to look at life and himself with a new viewpoint and eyes.

Let’s look into some of the important positive changes that happen to him and his way of life due to his foreign education and exposure.

Unmatched Confidence

To live independently in a foreign country is not a small thing by any measure. He is his own boss and he decides what is good and bad for him. The confidence that develops in him when he mingles with students from far away countries and listen to teachers with international exposure is something truly special. His personality starts to exude that confidence. He has changed for the rest of his life.

Character Development

Next is his character development. His exposure to new cultures, people and possibilities leave a deep impact on the way he thinks, his attitude and tastes. He becomes more matured and refined. As he faces his day to day challenges alone by himself, he knows how to tackle his daily hurdles and troubles. He is more responsible and professional now as his part-time job demands that. He is doing jobs that he may not even think about doing in his home country. That grounds him. It makes him into a global citizen.

Finance & Money Management

Home is where he is pampered. He is less responsible there as he knows his parents or relatives will take care of him. But in this foreign land, he has to be careful enough to save money. He should learn how to spend wisely and take care of his finances. This makes him realize the importance of knowing one’s self and thus he becomes more humble and grounded. He starts to respect people and other ways of life that are different from one that he is used to.

Respect for Fellow Human Beings

He ultimately understands that the world is a big stage and everybody has their own ways of existence and living. He learns to collaborate and tolerate and finds that the only way to address his concerns is by carrying out rational dialogues and not by creating a ruckus. He values the system and respects its underlying mechanisms.

Cross-Cultural Skills

Interacting with different individuals with different cultural backgrounds teaches him to broaden his horizons. He is more understanding now and has better cross-cultural understanding & skills. This later even helps him to jump-start an international career by positively enhancing his employability.

About Ms. Nicy Binu, Director, Santamonica Study Abroad
With over a decade’s experience in international education, Ms. Nicy Binu is the brain behind Santamonica’s overseas student program and has steered the organization to a position where it figures today among the prominent overseas education facilitators in India. You may contact her at +91 6282 903 703 for overseas education queries and doubts.


Study In USA

Despite the competitions US maintain its top position in the education sector

Why Study in the USA?


Since time immemorial USA is considered as the most sought-after destination for higher education. The wide range of scholarship options with a high standard of education is a pivotal reason, behind the success of US to stay in the front row despite the high competition from all around the world. Availability of specializations’ concerning anything under the sky is another peculiarity of US. Their extensive array of courses in the field of bio-science, engineering, business, mathematics, law etc. is a great example for this. The most distinctive factor that differentiates the US from other countries is, students, do not have to engage in mundane part-time jobs rather they could do quality jobs like graduate assistance-ship, teaching assistants, campus tech support etc. while they study.

The Universitas 21 has continuously ranked US in the first position for the past few years. This shows the uncompromising effort made by the universities as well as the government in minute details pertaining to maintaining the highest quality parameters. The US is the home for most prestigious universities like Harvard, Yale, Stanford etc. Every university has representations of students from all parts of the world. This diversity in the culture equips the students to endure on a global platform which is very much essential in this era of globalization.

The USA is the only country offering the students the complete liberty to customize the subjects’ according to their field of interest and also to combine two or more diverse field of studies by taking double majors. This could diversify the academia of prospective students. The OPT and CPT provisions offered by the universities, facilitate the students to get a hands-on industrial experience, which would catalyst the chance of employment. A higher degree from any US university would potentially distinguish a student from his fellow competitors in every aspect of life.

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USA is better known for its diversity. The U.S. is a ‘Little World” with nearly every world’s culture & Community, climate, landscape and category of wildlife

USA has an unrivalled position as number one destination for students seeking quality overseas education. Yearly thousand of international students choose to study in USA because of its world class educational structure. USA is home to world’s top universities both public and private. Students aspiring to study in the US can choose from a wide range of subjects from over 3600 colleges, universities and institutes. The sheer number of Courses in U.S.A which covers over 900 fields of study in undergraduate, graduate or professional education itself gives students options to pick a program of his /her liking whether it is a large public research universities or smaller liberal arts colleges.

Since the programs are generally credit-based (which means that to become a graduate one has to finish the requisite number of credits, not years

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 Quality education in almost all the areas of study is the hall mark of higher education in U.S.A However, there are some courses in USA which are quite popular with international students they are

Business and Management Studies

 Business and Management studies remains the most sought after course by international students in the U. S. These programs are highly rated for its rich curriculum, methodology of teaching, coupled with case studies that develop entrepreneurial skills in the students and turn them in to efficient managers of tomorrow. Apart from classroom teaching industry exposure in forms of and training and internships are also important part of these programs a MBA program in U.S. would take your career to an altogether new level.

Information Technology

This includes courses such as Bachelors of Information Technology, Bachelors of Computer Science and Technology, Bachelors of Engineering (Computers) etc this field has great potential owing to   ever increasing use of computer based technology.USA being home to some of the world computer and software giant’s job prospects are very high.


The U.S is a hot destination for students seeking quality engineering programs with exciting specialization The job opportunities in the field are aplenty, thus making it programs high in demand.

Apart from these, courses like Hospitality MIS: Management Information Systems Energy Management, Developmental Economics, Organizational Behavior, and Film Technology are the various options available.

Work permits & Stay back

 Part-time work rights:  20 hours per week on campus (40 hours/week during vacation).  After 1 year students can work off campus subject to approval from DSO and authorization from US-CIS.

Stay Back:  12 months Optional Practical training (OPT); 17 months extension for STEM Majors.

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       What salary can I expect in the US?


  • On an Average a fresher can get around 50 – 100k Salary after Graduation from US   University


  • MS Degree holders are given preference in TOP US companies.


  • Compared to Salaries in India, US graduate’s salaries are almost 10 times higher.


  • 60% of workers in USA are retiring by 2020. US needs lot of work force by that time

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