It’s not easy going away from your home for a long period of time even if you are going to stay with people of the same age.
But every year, lots of people fly far from their families to study overseas.
How can a teenager manage to survive a whole new experience?
Will it benefit everyone or it is only an easy way of wasting someone’s parents’ money?
Gerard Folch has more.
Femke Eikelboom, exchange student from Holland
Paula Vilà, exchange student from Spain
Alex Fong, international student from Hong Kong
Morrison Bent, European Coordinator, Monash Abroad Office
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