After schooling and high schooling, a person must move to a university where it is much more diversified, in the terms of culture, than the previous educational life. Cultural exchange allows you to broaden your mind and change your perspectives; as a a matter of fact, narrow mindedness brings no good to humanity although you are comfortable with it. We, these days, rely only media such as Facebook and other social media handles despite being peering at with a critical approach on how genuine the information is. I always thought people who reside in Kashmir are dull, conservative, and cause chaos all the time till I met two persons which one happened to be my classmate and roommate, and the other happened to be my senior. My interests in literature surged because of that senior. Most importantly, I got to understand that, when I heard their stories how they were being treated by the sovereignty, I conceded the requirement of me listening to the other side of the story, which lead me to have a sensible rather than biased conclusion.
Although sex education is a taboo, here in India, we must not only disseminate it, we must also encourage dating. Although some things like teenage pregnancies, etc. which, for some, to think that is uncanny to hear, we all must acknowledge the fact that requirement of this particular subject, in latter part of the schoolings, is indeed very necessary to practice in this era. Dating too is a necessity; a person must be not forced to marry someone because this might become a wilful act of damage to their happy life. Through dating, you would be able to find someone who not only values your opinions but also who is suitable for you. Distinct cultures teach us experiences in the terms of nuptials; when narrowed down, they always conclude this by saying that find someone who is suitable for you and not on the basis of good and bad because, they are just traits and not personalities.
Cultural exchange might also assist in choosing career. Although this might be an exploratory talk, try experimenting this that involves two parents from two different families- one sought to raise in his/her own culture whereas, the other encouraged cultural exchange to dwell in- the first parent’s children have a tendency to rely on subjects that are well favoured (by the society as valued and good investment) such as medicine, engineering, etc,. unlike those of the unique subjects as, arts, etc, which will be chosen by the children of second parent. This might also raise to an observation that the first parent’s children might not ask their children for an opinion on what they are interested in. On that account, cultural exchange, in a way, lessens suicides, depressions, and other mental health related issues.
Cultural exchange also assists us to change the way we see the world. We are dimmed by the media, that sells biased information for profits, in seeking information. We try to limit ourselves although, deep down in our heart, we are wholeheartedly willing to do so, such as traveling, for instance. Most of the travellers, when you meet, tell this that middle eastern countries such as Iran, Pakistan, etc are not really sophisticated and unfriendly by nature the way they are being projected in Television. Even they themselves seemed to be unaware of the fact until they traveled to those countries.
After graduating in a culturally diversified university, you must not limit yourself by not traveling to explore other cultures. The more you learn other cultures, you not only answer those questions that underly which you are still in dilemma on how to frame them so that you could let them out to ask but also, you will be able to find the inner happiness, which lets you to live a joyful life. You will, for sure, pursuit in life changing lessons when you engage with students from other cultural backgrounds more than being with the group which has cultural values similar to yours.