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Tips for Study Abroad Aspirants Waiting for Board Exams

May 2021

If you are looking to study overseas, the recent examination announcement may have derailed your plans. While your stress levels may be over the roof, as overseas education consultants, we have come up with some tips on what you can do, whilst you wait for things to fall into place.



  • Utilize the time at hand to research your dream university and course. Appraise yourself of what the university requirements are and understand if the course of study is in tandem with your goals for the future.
  • Apart from comprehending the course structure, also look at the social activities, campus and other facilities offered by the institution to gain an idea. The student-faculty ratio is an important aspect that students must pay attention to.
  • At this stage, it is best to get in touch with Edwise. Our counsellors after holistically understanding your profile will recommend the best options for you. Other than this, we also organize a range of virtual education fairs which is an excellent medium through which you can interact with your dream university.

Get an Insider's Perspective

  • Connecting with the faculty and alumni is an excellent way to get an insider's perspective into the university. Interacting with them will help you understand what the environment at the university is like which will help you judge if you can fit in.
  • Edwise can help you with this, we represent over 725 universities across 16 countries and thus, can help you get in touch with alumni.

Understand the Requirements

  • This is an excellent time to understand what the entry requirements at universities abroad are. Prepare all the application documents that you will require. To be eligible to study abroad you are also required to appear for certain examinations these include the IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or SAT/ACT.
  • In your downtime prepare for these examinations. Some of these exams are being conducted online whilst others have limited entry at their centres. Keep yourself appraised for the same and prepare for it.

Travel Restrictions

  • Owing to the pandemic several travel restrictions have come into play, therefore, being aware of the travel conditions of your destination becomes important. Visa processing can be time-consuming; thus, it is best to prepare for it beforehand.
  • This may seem like a lot to do by yourself, but with Edwise the process becomes simpler. Our team ensures to keep you apprised of the latest developments. Enabling you to become prepared for the same.

Upskill Yourself

  • Since you are confined to the four walls of your home, use this time to enhance your skills. There is a multitude of online platforms that offer certificate courses that you can indulge in.
  • Another prospect that you can undertake is learning the local language of your study abroad destination.
  • Acquainting yourself with the local language will enable you to assimilate into the culture seamlessly.

These can indeed be tiring times for students, but as study overseas education consultants, we at Edwise are doing everything to ensure that your dream to study abroad remain unharmed.


Also read: Questions You Must Ask a University at a Virtual Fair

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