Thursday, 16 January 2014

Planning to study Abroad? Checklist for Parents and Students


• Parents should ensure that their wards are matured enough, disciplined and mentally prepared to study abroad.

• Review your budget. Opt for more sensible financial choices.

• Carefully consider whether your need help from external source (or agent) and if yes, choose wisely.

• Before zeroing down on a country consider factors like tuition fees, living expenses, and off-campus work privileges during and after the degree or getting permanent status.

• Consider the program details, location of city, size of campus, class sizes, on- and off-campus housing, and scholarships while selecting an institution.

• Choose a program that meets all your requirements. 

• Understand your admission requirements of the institutions that you have selected but don’t assume meeting the minimum leads to admission.

• Fill each application carefully. Follow all the instructions.

• If you get a conditional offer of admission, make sure this condition is satisfied.

• Make sure all visa procedures are followed sincerely.


• Don’t apply to schools unless you are seriously interested and can afford the costs.

• Don’t misrepresent your details.

• Don’t wait till your deadlines to submit your application

• Don’t forget to ask about scholarships or paid work entitlements that are part of the program.

• Don’t ignore the fact that visa process can take more time than expected.

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