For any international student who wants to make their professional career in foreign countries by studying and settling in abroad, USA is the ultimate destination. Why majority of students prefer America over other countries? What are the Pros of studying in USA? And what is the students visa process and what is the scope for international student after completing the education. In this blog we will try to cover up all the important aspects of studying in USA.
Why USA is the Ultimate destination for studying abroad?
Wide range of options available for education
According to a survey made in USA, in total 50 states of USA there are more than 5300 colleges and university listed by NCES. This institution provides education vary from beauty courses to PHD level research courses. This course ranges from diploma level to master’s level. Apart from the wide range of courses, the fact that many of these universities are ranked top at the world level such as University of California or Texas A&M University.
Flexibility in Education system
The U.S higher education system offers variety of courses along with opportunity to change your major subject or even to choose multiple subjects for specializations. At the advance stage of undergraduate program, a student can merge the other courses to meet specific career aspirations like combining music or art subject with engineering. Moreover, at the graduate level student can make their own time table and complete course credits at comfortable pace.
Research and training opportunities
U.S universities offer research and training opportunities for international students at graduate level. Students can assist their professor by being teaching assistant and can earn money to help funding their study and daily coast of living. More over being a assistant to their professor they can get opportunity to work with the best inn their chosen field of study.
American culture and amazing student life.
It is being said by people that American culture and life style is the epitome of the freedom, fun and career opportunities. Once a student decides to study in USA just by putting a first step in USA a student can fell freedom, sense of self responsibility and find a unique opportunity to imbibe a most unique culture in the world.
Moreover, the most amazing thing of studying in USA is that, the college life does not only mean the classroom education but it is more of a practical approach toward the learning. This will not only help you to evolve your personality but this also gives you an opportunity to make personal as well as professional relations.
Wide range of job opportunities
It can not ne denied that USA is the biggest economy in the world. Such a big economy requires all kind of workforce. That is why from IT industry to Construction and Healthcare all sectors have huge opportunity. Students aspire to make their career in these professions get huge exposer to their fields respectively. Also, the income criteria is also quite high, so mostly students prefer USA over any other country while selecting a country for their studies.
Admission and Student visa process
For getting admission in the USA a university the primary requirement is a English language examination such as IELTS, TOFEL or GRE. So make sure if you want to study in USA, you clear the required exam before the one year of you course starting in university.
After completing the English requirements, the next important stage is to make an application before the university deadline. In most of the cases, the deadline is 10 Months prior to the course starting date. Your application will almost always require an application fee ($41 on average), application form, a personal essay, references, a transcript of academic achievements, SAT results and financial statements. The Common Application – a centralised process for more than 800 US universities – opens for applications on 1 August. It is a good idea to have already narrowed down your university choices by the time the applications open, so that the entire process will take about 18 months.
Funds requirement for USA
If you are on a F1 visa (student visa) in USA than it is required to show sufficient funds for your 1-year tution fees along with the indication that cost of your future study will be covered as well. It does not require to show all the funds for future years at a sudden, but US government does expect from you to justify the source of income from which the money will come from.
Documents to show your financial support.
For supporting your academic finance you can show your personal funds, personal asses tot piece of property, an employment status on company letter pad of family member who will support you, or any scholarship, fellowship or assistant-ship grants from your school, government or private source. Although these will also be listed on the Form I-20 that you receive from the school that accepts you, you must provide independent confirmation of them. Usually a copy of the notification letter you received is best. If your family members will be supporting you, they can use a USCIS Form I-134 to indicate that they not only have the income and assets you’ve shown, but they are willing to spend them on your studies and living expenses. Once you have all these documents prepared, you need to fill visa application form, pay the requisite fees and book a interview schedule at the nearest USA embassy. If you clear your interview you will get your visa and you can land in USA as a international student.