Arab youth: Study too close to home

EGY130827AA002CAIRO — When considering where to get her undergraduate degree, Lana Al Kahala, who is Syrian, applied to universities across the Middle East and in Canada, the United States and Switzerland. She said she was accepted at most of them, including Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, where she is now studying business administration.
“Carnegie Mellon was among my choices but I hadn’t really thought about it until I got accepted,” said Kahala. “Then, I started thinking more and more, ‘I can go to the States, but the States is far away, so why can’t I just get the same education somewhere close to my family?”

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