Study in USA

Study in USA Guide for International Students

USA is the most populous country pertaining to international students. About 5% of all higher-level education students are international students. For a student to be enrolled in any school in the USA, he/she must be in possession of student’s visa, travel requirements, student’s insurance plan and enough cash to offset the bills.

There are international students of diverse backgrounds and cultures, some of whom you could be assigned to as roommates. However, it could be an opportunity for you to learn more about other people’s culture, socio-economic aspect of living and so on.

You could also work as you study in the country, depending on how you planned your stay. Before settling for a particular institution, make sure you have searched for different schools and settle with the one that matches your programme of study, tuition range, geographical location, whether public or private, among other criteria.

Before getting an admission in the USA, international students are required to pass through tests and essay writing like SAT, TOEFL and IELTS. Schools and some institutions also offer financial aids and scholarships; you could be lucky to get one to sponsor your education.

Cost of Living in the USA

Cost of living in the USA ranges between $16,757 and $43,065 per annum, covering tuition and living expenses.

Benefits of Studying in the USA

The United State of America boasts of some of the world’s renowned universities and colleges offering excellent undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. 16 universities in the USA rank among the top in the latest ranking.

American higher education system offers flexible options to students based on their needs and interests. An international degree from the USA opens a wide range of career prospects for the student. International companies are also more interested in students.

The student will, as well, get an opportunity for research and training at the graduate level. Students can also assist the professors in teaching and as also make money to assist himself from such teaching assistance.

The universities also provide good guidance and support to their students in terms of accommodation, visa, status, career opportunities, and so on.

Applying for Admission to a USA University

There are admission procedures to be met by students for each university. It is advisable to apply to separate universities as your first choice may not accept you.  Most schools advise prospective international students to apply one year prior to the admission. The application procedures include:

  • Write to several schools. Contact each school for admission procedure.
  • Send application forms. The fee for each application in the US is between $35 to $100. It covers the processing of the admission and is non-refundable.
  • Register for admission tests.
  • Write the tests.
  • Receive acceptance letters.
  • Pay your deposit.
  • Write a great essay to submit with the university application. Search the process of writing the American essay on the internet.

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