Q.1) How do I prepare my child to study abroad?
Firstly, differentiate between your preparation and your child's preparation. Both of you need to prepare for all the challenges you may feel – physically, mentally, emotionally, financially, and psychologically. Beyond that, make sure your child is committed to this idea of studying abroad without you enforcing it. Discuss all the plans and related topics at length. Be mentally ready for any conflicts that may arise to hinder your and the child's performance.
Q.2) Should I let my child study abroad?
Of course. If that is what they wish too, then definitely let them follow their dreams. Learn about the various challenges that you and your child may face ahead. Research the niches where your children have shown specific interest. Plan accordingly.
Q.3) Is it safe for my child to study abroad?
Yes, of course. Safety is the highest concern for any parent and guardian. Do your best research. Consult with professional academic counselors, if required. Plan your finances around safety too. Count in backup plans and emergencies. Nevertheless, international students worldwide are given the highest priority in case of their safety. You can always do a double check on that.
Q.4) Are there any benefits of studying abroad?
Lots. There are lots of benefits to studying abroad. From an irreplaceable worldly experience to the best of the best job opportunities, your child will be engaging with all the latest developments and trends in whichever field they go. They will develop a cultural worldview and a holistic personality to stand out in the professional and personal field.
Q.5) How do I convince my child to study abroad?
First of all, realize if your child wants to do the same. Discuss their dreams and goals at length. Sometimes, it may also happen that they want to pursue something abroad, but they cannot frame that idea in their minds. If you have a hint of that, then raise the topic of studying abroad and give them a proper understanding of how everything will work out there. Talk about the benefits of studying abroad. Studying abroad is a life-changing event. Be prepared to face your child's rejection because sometimes it may not be their dream. Do not enforce your unfulfilled desires and dreams on their path.