Complete Guide to Study Abroad
Posted: Apr 30, 2020
Studying abroad not lets you experience the different education patterns of a country but also you get to experience the numerous cultures, festivals, food, and people. By studying abroad you develop a completely new and vast social network. And for all this need to step out of your comfort zone.
To study overseas you need to prepare a plan that effectively describes your path from start to the end having a destination that inspires you.
Preparing yourself to study abroad is a more difficult task as compared to selecting a program and a country. One has to keep in mind certain questions such as:
- Is the university certified and suitable for my career?
- Will it be easy for me to adjust in the country?
- Will there be too difference in the culture of the country I select?
In this article, we will now discuss the 5 steps that one must go through to study overseas effectively.
- Thoroughly research on the program
This is the first and foremost step when planning to study abroad. While choosing the course one must be clear about the future profession so that you achieve your desired goals. It is also beneficial if you get a chance to connect with the alumni members of the preferred institution to ensure that you are on the correct path. There are numerous fields from business to accountancy that one can choose but these fields coursework varies from universities to universities. So, it is highly recommended that one should carry out thorough research on the program and its modules.
- Choose from the different university intakes
Today, most of the students are interested in studying in English speaking destinations such as Canada, Australia, the UK, New Zealand, and many other countries. Apart from this, one must check the available intakes of the program, its duration, fees, and scholarships available if any. Also, check whether your program and the destination require a valid IELTS score or not.
- Contact your education counselor
Since you have settled on your program and have limited a couple of Universities in your ideal nations, now it's the correct time to get in contact with the education counselor as they have a better understanding and experience in this field. The counselors have thorough knowledge about the culture, application process, various scholarship programs, accommodation options, and many more.
Get the complete documentation done
Collect all the necessary documents which are required for the application. Also, if the preferred destination requires the English language score then apply prior to your application. For countries like Australia, Canada, UK it is necessary to submit the IELTS score. Also, check and achieve the required band score.
- Submit your visa application and check for accommodations
Once you have completed all the above-mentioned formalities, your application is now ready for submission at the visa office of your desired country. Now, you need to work upon your accommodations. There are a few options such as staying in the university campus, taking an apartment on rent, staying with the host family. The selection completely depends on you. So select wisely.
The steps covered above will help you as a complete guide to study overseas but there will be some queries in your mind regarding the whole application process, so contact your educational counselors anytime.