The diverse country U.S. stands out with more than 1,00,000 students choosing to explore and broaden their education and career. The country is however safe and secure for the Indian students as it is free from any kind of racism. You need not to worry if you have decided to reside there and study further.
As U.S. is considered best study abroad destination, your choice of destination country requires no validation.
Why considering U.S. as your study abroad is a wise decision?
The features outlay major reasons that make this place differ from other countries. Few are discussed below. Have a look at some!
Fits your Requirements
In comparison to other countries in the world, US offers a wide range of scope and opportunities for the students. Regardless of any course or your ability, you will find high number of opportunities and a perfect course for you. Not only Indian students, US also keeps a hold of customized courses for other International students.
Expand your Reach and Connections
Communicating and networking with people from different era is one of the best ways to reach the peak of your career. Not only US, if you proceed further to any other country apart from US you can find the right connections. People or students who belong to different place or acquire multilingual skills can obtain huge advantage over people in the job market. However, there’s a lot of competition at American Universities, the chances are although less in studying there.
Necessary Documents Required at the time of Admission
Candidates along with the mandatory certificates such as good academic reports, good performance in standardized exams and extracurricular achievements will be eligible for the scholarship awards and prizes.
Documents required are as follows:
- Academic records and photocopies
- A recent CV
- A letter of intent, which acts as a cover page
- Certificate of Language Proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS scores)
- Letters of Reference (LOR)
Exams Required to Study in the US
Irrespective of any course you’re applying for, you will have to submit English Proficiency Certificates at the time of filling the Visa Application Form.
Out of the 5 main English Language Proficiency Tests, The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services mainly accepts:
1. IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
Students have to pass this Exam in order to study or work in those countries where English language is prominent and a medium to communicate and instruction. In renowned universities, it is important to crack this exam for taking admissions into training programs and universities in U.S. You need to score with a band of 6 in each of its sections as well as an overall score of minimum 6.
2. PTE (Pearson Test of English Core)
For residing in a foreign country, you need to have basic ground work of English skills. This highly academic English exam as compared to any other English tests stands on the top level. The test includes the scores of minimum 50 in each of its sections.
3. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
The one and only thing that matters in TOEFL test is your English-language ability. Where you take your test or who scores your test, these questions stands nowhere while taking TOEFL exam. The test is mainly on Internet-Based Test (TOEFL IBT) with the minimum score of 12 for listening, 13 for reading, 21 for writing and 18 for speaking
Now comes, General Exams:
♦ GMAT (The Graduate Management Admission Test)
In the field of Business or management, the test measures the ability of the potential MBA aspirant to undertake higher education.
The test usually measures:
- Reasoning skills
♦ GRE (The Graduate Record Examination)
So, if you’re applying to graduate from the renowned university in US, you will surely have to crack this exam to pursue Masters in Arts and Masters in Science.
♦ LSAT (The Law School Admission Test )
The test measures a reading and verbal reasoning skills that law school can utilize in assessing applicants. The standardized test is however one of the most integral part of taking admissions in US.
♦ SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test)
This test measures your writing skills and analyse your writing and literacy performance through exam. For an academic success, this test measures your ability and assess how well you can solve problems learned in school though required in the college. The test is generally taken by high school to get into Under Graduate Courses.
With a wide range of study options to students from various educational backgrounds, the country is well-known for the dominant study abroad hub. Well, the final step defines to perform an extensive research on the universities in the country and facilitate the programme one wants to continue with.
The selection on universities and other educational institutes must be compressed; the needs and deadlines of the university should be well-documented. Not only this will help in saving time rather helps in making you understand which universities are ideal for the academic background and profile.