It seems better than the American educational system at least. You develop more of a rapport with your professors. There is more opportunity for group work and networking. You get out what you put in, you are more involved in the research and learning process.
I’ve noticed interviewers are more impressed. I gained a lot of perspective there. I was able to travel more than I ever thought possible. I am now obsessed with the idea of moving back.
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Yes, they were.
Do it! But try to save up beforehand and try not to get so excited about the travel and novelty that you forget you are there for school.