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Many Egyptian students, both undergraduates and graduates, leave their hometown in a quest for a different future—one they failed to find in Egypt. There are a variety of reasons why an overseas education is a tempting prospect for young Egyptians, a reality that a recent and notable increase in the Egyptian student diaspora confirms. Almost 20 percent of Egyptian youth aged between 15 and 29 expressed their desire to live abroad, according to a 2014 survey conducted by the Egyptian…