Students interested in studying abroad at a well reputed institution can follow the below steps:
Research on countries, programs and universities
The very first step in the process of studying abroad is to research on a specific country and the program that a student is keen in pursuing. The students can first choose a program of their own choice, and then they can research about the institute and universities that offers the particular course. They can also seek the help from a study abroad expert, who would guide and direct them through the best countries for a specific course and institutions within that country.
Learning about admission procedure
In this stage most of the students feel uncomfortable and the students lack major knowledge that leads to rejection of application. It is must for the students to read the admission procedure and other related instructions thoroughly on the official college website. In addition to this, they can get in touch with an azent counselor who can not only guide them in the application process, but also direct them to choose best courses and universities based on their potential and field of interest.
Budget and expense planning
Before applying for the universities abroad, students can gather information about the fee structure of the particular course. So that students can make a rough calculation about the expenses for living there. So that students get a rough idea about the expenses.
Appear for eligibility exams
The students should fulfill the eligibility criteria and should provide the eligibility examination scores as demanded by the university or institution during the application process. A majority of countries mandatory requirement is English proficiency test scores since Indian students do not have English as their first language. GMAT score is required for MBA programs whereas GRE scores are required for masters programs in the field of science and engineering.
Gather necessary documents
In prior to filing applications, the students should have the necessary documents such as marksheets, passport, Statement of purpose, experience letters, and letters of recommendation. All these documents should be submitted during filing applications process.
The students should then take measures to fill the application forms and submit the form along with the required documents to the particular universities. Once the documents are submitted, the students should then wait for processing their application by the admission committee.
Get offer letter
The students will receive an offer of admission after the universities finish processing applications. The students can start their student visa applications process once they have received the offer letter from the university or the institute.
Gather and check financial documents for visa applications
Filing a visa application is a bit critical step in the study abroad journey of each and every student and so they must take utmost care while arranging the financial documents for it. Before applying visa, the other documents should also be re-checked.
Apply for student visa
A student visa is necessary to study in any abroad destination. In some countries, the students need to appear for an interview. In case of rejection, the student can re-apply for the visa.
Pre-departure arrangements and accommodation
Once the student visa is approved, the students can start the preparations for their departure. They can continue with the booking tickets and making arrangements for accommodation abroad. They can either take help of the university where they shall be joining or can book accommodation online. You can check out the complete pre-departure checklist by clicking [https://www.azent.com/expert-tips/predeparture-checklist-and-tips-study-overseas] (here)
Even though the study abroad application process is lengthy, with the correct and adequate knowledge, the students can sail through the admission process in a smooth manner. Get in touch with an Azent counsellor to start your journey!