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Regardless of my opinion, there has to be some benefits as well as ramifications when it comes to the sheer number of international students that attend university here in the United States.
Let's start out easy with the pros. For one, it's a chance to meet new and interesting people. I'm not saying that Americans are dull or uninteresting, rather, meeting and getting to know someone from a different culture and language background gives you a whole different experience. In fact, I have a number of foreign friends that I met in college last year and learned quite a lot from. Secondly, no matter whether you've been all around the world or no farther than 10 miles from your hometown, it's always a good thing to learn about other people's culture. It makes us more accepting of traditions and other such cultural quirks that we don't understand. It also makes us more tolerant and open to new situations and undiscovered ideas. Through this greater worldliness, we can all, perhaps not qu...read more