How Early Should You Start Applying to Study Abroad?
Did you ace your examinations with some great scores? Congratulations on that. Did bad in exam? No worries, every cloud has silver lining. Good scores or not it’s just the beginning of your journey to studying abroad. There is no use if you sit idle and while away your time without thinking about your study abroad plans. Remember, the process of applying to study abroad is long and tedious. Therefore, you must get started with your application processes at the earliest.
While the process may be hard, it is not impossible. We have listed out a few things that you must be aware of before you start applying to universities abroad.
- Application: Do thorough research before you apply to a particular university. Read the requirements and deadlines carefully. Consider about cost of living, accommodation and other miscellaneous fees of your desired study destination. Alongside prepping for your applications, spend enough time to prepare for your English language tests.
- Personal Statement: This plays an important role while submitting your application. Never write your personal statement in a hurry. Take it as you’re writing a love letter to your crush. Make sure that you take sufficient time to draft an essay that precisely describes your personality and your ambition to impress the university. Structure your content in a coherent manner so that it is easily understandable.
- Interview: The interview is quite the tricky part, but with sufficient preparation, you can ace it with confidence. Be clear with your goals, emphasize your strengths and stay composed throughout the interview and you are sure to succeed.
We understand that you might find all these procedures really tiring, but now is the right time for you to get started on your study abroad plans.
Always remember the sooner you submit your applications, the better. The earlier you send in your applications, the more chances you have to benefit from a scholarship and booking your spot especially for quota programs. Even if you don’t get admission to a particular university, you will have enough time to apply to other universities.
*Depends on institutions
If you are confused about how to get started with your application process, get in touch with education counsellors at AECC Malaysia today. We are here to make your application process easier for you. Right from assisting you in finding a university that suits your needs to getting all your official documents sorted, we will extend our services to you throughout the entire process. Even after you move to your study destination, we will constantly stay in touch with you in-person or via calls and emails to make sure your all needs are met.