Are you planning to study in the US? If you are an international student, you should start early! Application process for admission to the US colleges is a lengthy one especially for international students. Applying does not mean just completing the application form. It is actually a 5-step process which includes:
- Research Your Options
- Complete Your Application
- Finance Your Studies
- Apply for Your Student Visa
- Prepare for Your Departure
Ideally and international student wanting to study in the US, should start preparations 18 months in advance. You should register in various colleges, keep your options flexible and start preparing for standardized tests. You can take a test for more than one time to better your score, if you are not satisfied with your scores. Start collecting your transcripts and recommendation letters. Many universities outside of the US, do not give transcripts, which are essential for admission to US colleges. Give your teachers and counselors enough time to write a good and convincing recommendation letter.
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