In recent years， studying abroad has flourished. Thousands of schloars and students have gone to foreign countries to study. Many people are sparing no effort in applying for going abroad.
Attending schools abroad has many advantages. In the first place， students who have studied abroad can act as mediators between peoples of different cultures so as to promote international understanding. Secondly， we can learn much more advanced knowledge of science and technology from the foreign countries. Thirdly， we can enjoy the contact with new and different cultures so as to increase the awareness of our own culture. Fourthly， we can learn a foreign language more quickly.
However，studying abroad may have disadvantages such as language barrier in the first few months or financial difficulties before getting a scholarship. In spite of these，the advantages greatly outweigh the disadvantages. It is advisable to attend schools abroad.