What's the best city to study abroad?

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  1. Hard2Fit

    Hard2Fit Senior member

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    Never been but isn't HK crazy expensive?
     
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    I'd chose London, a good base in which to vist the rest of Europe. What about somehwere like Accra, Ghana or Nigeria,
     
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    Never been but isn't HK crazy expensive?

    Yeah, but still cheaper than London, which, for some reason, everyone is recommending despite OP's intent to be exposed to a new culture/language.
     
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    I'd chose London, a good base in which to vist the rest of Europe. What about somehwere like Accra, Ghana or Nigeria,

    Assuming the OP wants a good education, WHY would he go to Nigeria? Ghana and Accra MAYBE...but NIGERIA?
     
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    Assuming the OP wants a good education, WHY would he go to Nigeria? Ghana and Accra MAYBE...but NIGERIA?

    Accra is the capital of Ghana.
    (but you knew that)
     
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    Assuming the OP wants a good education, WHY would he go to Nigeria? Ghana and Accra MAYBE...but NIGERIA?

    All education isn't text books. I imagine culturally depending on his background it could be interesting. To be honest though their Uni could be horrible I have no idea.
     
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    FWIW, I've heard great things about Buenos Aires as well.
     
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    FWIW, wealthy Nigerians go to Ghana for their education...
     
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    FWIW, I've heard great things about Buenos Aires as well.

    argentina is in the shithole right now and i know people in bs as that say it's pretty dangerous
     
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    I like the suggestions, keep them coming. But I would also like to know why you think it's the best place to go. How is the night life? What is there to do and see? Food? Etc.
     
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    what are you trying to achieve? if you want to get some type of a base for future career, I'd be looking at eastern (not central) europe, india, china, vietnam, brazil, nigeria, egypt, jordan, Turjey.

    if you want to have fun, well, I'd go to europe, but a little bit off the path - brussels, bolonga, sofia, Istanbul
     
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    don't do Europe...too Stuff White People Like. Personally, I did my study abroad thing in the US...completely changed my life. Try South America...Brazil maybe since you want to try immersion in a new language. BTW Hong Kong is not expensive in comparison with basically anywhere in Europe.
     
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    Rio de Janeiro, Madrid, or Rome
     
  14. blackplatano

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    what are you trying to achieve? if you want to get some type of a base for future career, I'd be looking at eastern (not central) europe, india, china, vietnam, brazil, nigeria, egypt, jordan, Turjey.

    if you want to have fun, well, I'd go to europe, but a little bit off the path - brussels, bolonga, sofia, Istanbul


    Hopefully a balance of both. I would like to get somethings to put on the resume while having a good time.


    don't do Europe...too Stuff White People Like. Personally, I did my study abroad thing in the US...completely changed my life.

    Try South America...Brazil maybe since you want to try immersion in a new language.

    BTW Hong Kong is not expensive in comparison with basically anywhere in Europe.


    that's OK. I'm not white. [​IMG]
     
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    Shanghai, reasons:
    - Quite westernized yet you can explore Chinese culture conveniently in nearby cities, like Su Zhou
    - Economic opportunities
    - Learning Chinese
    - Good universities, i.e. Fudan
    - Good night life
     

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