Many of us must have heard the saying ‘Decision Decides Destiny’ in not just one but many forms whenever we are at the crossroads of life. The statement is even more true when it comes to pursuing studies particularly abroad. Once deciding which stream to choose, the struggle starts once again when it comes to studying abroad.
Among the many popular courses, studying MBBS abroad is one of the fields which manages to entice around 8000 students every year. But there are tons of research involved and challenges to overcome prior to living a successful student life in foreign universities. Starting from making the right choice for the MBBS abroad, to the admissions, travels and stay, there are several challenges the students pursuing MBBS abroad are bound to face.
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1. Choosing The Right Destination
Choosing the country and the university is one of the most important decisions a student can take. For choosing a country one has to consider various factors like safety, cost, cultural differences, cuisines etc. MBBS in Russia, middle eastern countries, Bangladesh, China are common choices among Indian medical students.
The next challenge, after selecting the country for your MBBS abroad, is finding out which university to enrol in. In an unknown land, assessing and evaluating the university in various categories from miles away can be a gamble. This is where getting the involvement of the right guidance is required for the post.
When facing this challenge for your MBBS abroad, Rus Education brings you solutions in the form of personal counselling to facilitate the university selection procedure for you. This includes getting the right guidance from experts with plenty of experience.
2. Very Costly
Studying MBBS abroad for sure can be a costly affair if not well thought upon. Starting from the country you choose to the university fees, the travel and living expenditure, etc, studying MBBS abroad can be very costly.
The expert always advises going for the government medical universities not just in India but also abroad. The feature of studying in the government medical university of Russia, for example, is that the fee is incredibly subsidised by the federal government of the state.
Therefore, one has to be very careful when making a choice. Rus Education provides you with the options to choose from the top government medical universities of Russia alongside getting you the best rates for the airfare and forex exchange and many such benefits.
3. Too much paperwork
Travelling abroad in itself is a tedious task and when it comes to studying in one of the universities abroad, the entire process may become meticulously tiring. With all the Visa, documentation, travel arrangements, etc, the chance to miss out on a paper or a detail. Apart from the admission and travel paperwork, there is also the documentation for the education loan.
All in all, once you decide where to study, all the arrangements can prove to be a laborious and tiring activity, especially if you are travelling abroad for the first time. Therefore, at this time, to ease up these procedures, educational facilitation groups with their years of experience can actually prove to be helpful. The more the experience is, the more it is helpful for the parents and students.
Rus Education, with almost 30 years of experience in fulfilling the dreams with MBBS in Russia has been actively guiding and assisting the parents through all the procedures and documentation for admissions in the top medical universities in Russia.
4. Adjusting to the new surroundings
In a completely new setup, some students might find it difficult to adjust to the new surroundings. This becomes an extremely important concern for many students. With all the cultural differences one might suffer from home-sickness. Recent data shows that 42% of students who went to study abroad dropped out because they were unable to adjust to the new surroundings.
This becomes a challenge, which has to be considered at the time of university selection. In the case of the many top government medical universities of Russia, there are a few popular among the Indian students. It is due to this fact that many universities have started arranging facilities like Indian canteens, Indian sports, separate hostels etc to ensure the students are in the best of their comfort and solely dedicated to their studies.
With Rus Education, apart from knowing and enrolling in such universities, the students can also find separate accommodations, canteens and other facilities suited to their comforts.
5. Validity and Reliability
Studying MBBS, in even the best university in the world, might not be fruitful if the student fails to use it for practising in the country of their choice. For example in the USA, Britain or even India, wherever you wish to practice your degree or even pursue further studies, the students are ought to qualify for the medical screening exams.
These medical exams like FMGE, USMLE, PLAB, etc are known to have a very low passing rate. Some students might also find these exams very difficult. However, there are several universities that provide coaching for these exams and have incorporated their syllabus with their own curriculum.
Another concern the students worry about is the clinical rotation in their local area, which can actually help them in getting a more relatable experience.
Along with many services provided by Rus Education, it also arranges FMGE training to all its students not just in the university but also in India during their semester breaks. The students can also complete their clinical rotations in the hospitals near to homes, as a part of the exclusive tie-up of Rus Education with many leading hospitals.
To know more about your admission to the top government medical universities in Russia and discover more benefits exclusively reserved for you call us on our student helpline number 1800-833-3338 or visit our nearest office or website for more information.