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Reflections on Taiwan

“From our university visits, I learned more about Taiwanese higher education and how much of the country is well-educated.  I think it is becoming more of the norm in the U.S. as well, but in Taiwan, especially with the academics we encountered, it seemed that higher education is the standard, and to be competitive one would need a graduate degree to compete in the professional marketplace.  Not only that, but many students are also going abroad for full degrees from foreign institutions.  Part of this is a limited number of graduate programs, but also because professionals understand the importance of an international education as one that will help them in a country where nearly everything is imported.  Being able to effectively communicate across cultures is a skill that they learn by studying overseas, and it is a skill that is valued in Taiwan.”

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Whitney Morris

Whitney Morris

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