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  • Task 2 (advantages and disadvantages) : Parents send their children abroad

    Posted by Falak on December 21, 2021 at 9:08 AM

    Many parents send their children abroad to study.

    Discuss the advantages and disadvantages about the phenomenon.

    Falak replied 2 years, 7 months ago 5 Members · 8 Replies
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  • jose joy

    December 21, 2021 at 9:46 AM

    These days. more and more parents are sending their young ones abroad for their studies. Good social networking is a great boon in doing so, on the other hand, there are a lot of risks involved as well.

    One of the biggest advantages is having a strong international social network, wherein they can expose themselves to varied people from different nationalities and walks of life. This exposure will usually help in developing great interpersonal and good leadership qualities. Another advantage is getting quality education from world-renown universities. The syllabus of top universities is well in tune with the industry standards, which will help in career and will also be a highlight for potential recruiters, which can be seen in the current employment market. examples of great CEOs in tech companies like Microsoft, Google, Twitter and, oracle are examples of these achievements.

    Contradictorily, there is a higher risk involved in studying abroad, consider the scenario, wherein the person realizes the course is not for him after doing this great commitment of coming abroad for education, the person is at a total loss. Another high risk is the financial commitments the family has to go through. A lot of parents are taking loans for their kid’s education and many a time are in financial crisis, with an uncertainty of the future. We can see a lot of asset seizures these days due to loan defaults taken out for education, or living with peanuts after paying off the debts.

    In conclusion, the strong development path that is provided from strong networking to career growth can be seen as a principal advantage for studying abroad, But the higher risk involved personally and financially can be considered as the key disadvantage.

    • Falak

      December 21, 2021 at 9:53 AM

      world-renown (renowned) universities.

      Conclusion could be better .

      Keep writing

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  • Vikas

    December 21, 2021 at 9:55 AM


    It is quite common these days that the parents are sending their children to a different country, specially developed nation for education. There are some positives such as learning new things, getting better opportunities but at the same time children are emotionally disconnected from the parents.

    Many Parents send their children abroad to study in world’s best universities so that they get an international exposure by meeting different people, adapting variety of culture, which is not only good for their own development but also it provides a launch pad in their career. Many successful people such as Facebook founder, Google CEO are educated from the best universities which taught them and provided them an environment to learn and grow as an individual or become an entrepreneur.

    On the other hand, there are certain disadvantages as well, one is financial stress as studying abroad requires some huge amount of money and secondly when children move away from parents, they get emotionally disconnected from parents and when in trouble either mentally or physically, parents are too far away to help. Due to unavailability of parent’s guidance and support, children often go into a wrong direction and take immature decisions. For instance children getting involved in drugs and getting into trouble both lawfully and financially, and further parents are overburden due to financial stress.

    At the end, it is an individual choice whether to go abroad for study or not but If children are studying abroad then parents should stay in touch regularly and should able to sense and help in case of trouble.

    • Falak

      December 22, 2021 at 12:13 AM

      overburden (overburdened)

      Conclusion is giving your opinion (not asked), though recommendation is fine.

      Keep writing!!

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  • Kenya

    December 21, 2021 at 10:07 AM

    Giving good education is a dream of every parent to their children. Some prefer to send them to abroad in one of the best universities of the world for getting better knowledge and experience. Although it have a huge impact on parent’s pocket. There are several of advantages and dis advantages of this which i will discuss in upcoming paragraphs.

    Firstly , sending children to abroad makes them independent. When children goes to abroad they cant be lenient towards their duties. For example going to university and completing their work. So they become more punctual in life. Moreover, children gets to their own and have to work for their expansions and better living. They learn how to earn money and its value. If they are earning them self they avoid doing unnecessary expensive. They gain better education, confidence and essential life skills which will helps them when they come back to their home town and run there own business.

    There are some disadvantages of this as well , sometime while studying in abroad and doing jobs children adopt foreign culture and avoid coming back to their home town as it is very difficult for the single child parents in old age. In addition to that , some children gets more indulge with their friends as compared to parents and give preference to friends instead of family. Even parents cant keep a look on their children and they can be a part of a bad company. Moreover its very expensive and its not able for all parents to afford.

    To sum up this essay, there are several advantages and disadvantages of sending children to abroad as i discussed. It depends on the family situation as some wants their children to settle down in abroad and others want them to gain advanced knowledge, studies,confidence and use it in their family business for further development.

    • Falak

      December 22, 2021 at 12:10 AM

      Giving good education is a dream of every parent to their children (giving good education to their children is a dream of every parent)

      There are several of (There are other several) advantages and dis advantages (of this notion , which this essay will be discussing in the upcoming paragraphs) of this which i will discuss in upcoming paragraphs.

      When children goes (go) – children is plural

      , children gets (get)

      them self (themselves)

      they avoid doing unnecessary expensive.(expenditure)

      there (their) own business

      Moreover its very expensive and its not (affordable for all parents) able for all parents to afford.

      Feedback : Not convinced with conclusion. No examples found

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  • Shanthala

    December 21, 2021 at 10:11 AM

    It is a trend that many parents wish to send their children to study abroad.This creates a positive approach for children to gain international exposure.However,in this situation,children can drain emotionally and may feel homesick.

    Firstly,while being away from parents,children will gain life skills as they have to exhibit exellence in personal work and studies independently.This is not the case otherwise.Also,this experience will provide them to obtain global exposure and learn adaptability.For an instance,a recent survey in Times of India newspaper suggested that,the owners of start up companies in Bangalore are mostly the children, who had international exposure as they possess good communication skills and have outstanding practical knowledge.

    In the contrary, children being away from family will become emotionally distracted and can involve in bad friendship.This situation will lead them to deviate from their studies, which can cause an irrepairable damage.With this,the goal of attaining international education cannot be accomplished.Besides, there will be a huge financial loss for parents who would have taken educational loan to fulfill their dream.To quote an example,my colleague’s kid who was sent to a prestigious institute in USA last year is experiencing a cultural shock and is not able to focus on his studies.He is planning to come back and help his father in their family business.

    To conclude,there are advantages and disadvantages to this situation.Children with an opportunity of studying abroad can obtain global exposure and get high income jobs.However, at the same time children can experience emotional distress and miss their parents and family,being away from them.

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    • Falak

      December 21, 2021 at 11:57 PM

      This creates a positive approach for children to gain international exposure (along with better career prospects)- as this “better career” is quite prominent in your example and conclusion , so it is advisable to mention it in introduction too.

      exellence (excellence)

      In (On) the contrary,

      Keep writing!!

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