137: Pros and Cons of Getting a Master’s Degree Abroad with Dr. Max Schneider
This week our special guest is Dr. Max Schneider who talks to us about the pros and cons of getting a master’s degree abroad.
Dr. Max Schneider is an applied statistician who earned a master’s degree in Germany and recently got his PhD in Statistics from the University of Washington.
In this episode we discuss:
– His childhood moving from Ukraine to California and his immigrant family experience
– How an internship opportunity helped him secure a Master’s degree abroad
– His challenges with culture shock, climate shock, language barriers, all while studying a new discipline and commuting to his campus in Potsdam, Germany
-The benefits he gained from his experience and how it’s brought him back abroad and closer to his family
– And he offers advice to anyone who is interested in pursuing a graduate degree abroad
You can connect with Dr. Max Schneider by following him on Twitter with the handle @mschneiderstats
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