Study Abroad Guidance

Studying abroad is one of the most difficult tasks for any student. Leaving one’s home country for higher education should be worthwhile in terms of time, money, and living above one’s means. A growing number of students are aspiring to study abroad for a variety of reasons, including the desire to gain international experience and exposure, the expectation of a high return on investment, and many others.

Before considering a study abroad program, you should be prepared with your academic background and goals, financial planning, social and cultural expectations and adjustments, and ability to adapt to situations that are different from those in your home country. We will walk you through the entire process, from education planning to visa application and pre-departure orientation. Depending on your profile, Team Arrow will advise you on important matters as well as the consequences and outcomes of the program you have chosen to study at.

Learning new languages, appreciating other cultures, overcoming the challenges of living in another country, and gaining a better understanding of the world are all benefits of studying abroad. There is also a modern business trend where they look for international graduates when hiring, and this is where you could benefit in many ways in the future in addition to starting your own career.

It is also an opportunity to pursue your college/university studies in a foreign country with more qualified professors or education providers.

In general, we provide following services during study abroad guidance:

• Country, Courses, and Universities/Colleges selection
• Program structure and course duration
• Education costs, living expenses, and other specifics
• Advice on which tests to take, such as the GRE, GMAT, SAT, IELTS, and PTE.
• Education funding and scholarship opportunities
• Program outcomes and career counseling, for example

Test Preparations and Admission Requirements

When considering abroad study options, one may be perplexed as to which courses or test preparation they should pursue for university admissions. It varies greatly depending on the country, universities, and colleges attended, as well as the program chosen. We can simply go to the education providers’ websites and carefully review the entry requirements. You should occasionally double-check with your consulting firm to ensure that they have up-to-date information and that the information is complete. Our team will assist students in navigating the required language tests as well as scholastic tests for regular admissions and scholarship opportunities.

We assist our students in preparing for the following tests:

It is taken by students who wish to study MBA or wants to get into the finest Graduate School of Business Studies in the US institutions. Some of the US institutions may not require GMAT at the time of admissions; however student must take GMAT before the end of their first semester of MBA or Graduate School of Business studies in the US institutions.

It is normally taken by those students who wish to apply for the scholarship and admission to the undergraduate level in the finest US institutions. If an undergraduate student doesn’t take SAT, S/he may have to take additional mathematical placement at the US institutions.

It is taken by those students who wish to do academic courses at the colleges and universities in the USA, UK & Canada. The test checks the English ability of non-native speakers.

It is taken by those students who wish to do academic courses at the colleges and universities in Australia and the UK. The test score is also recognized by the college and universities in the USA and Canada.

It is taken by students who wish to study at the finest Science & Engineering Schools in the USA. GRE is also required for those who wish to study at Graduate School of Education and liberal arts. Excellent students with good GRE score will be able to get scholarship, teaching assistantships, research assistantships and graduate assistantships at the finest Graduate schools in the USA.

Assistance in admission procedure

Starting from the application process to assisting through each stage of admissions is one of the most difficult tasks for any new student. Many of us have no idea how to select the appropriate application form, provide the appropriate information on the application form, or fill out the compulsive areas. We ensure that we guide you through the consequences of providing insufficient, misleading, ambiguous, or outdated information, which may increase the chances of your application being rejected. Online and even offline admission procedures must be carried out with proper planning and information. This is the very first stage, but it makes perfect sense, so our experienced staff members are always available to assist and guide you if you have any questions.

Guidance On Documentation

Documentation is one of the most important aspects of the study abroad process. It is critical to prepare documents in a way that is acceptable to educational providers and the visa authority of the country where you intend to study. You present your educational, financial, and other portfolio-based information through the proper documentation for a better chance of admissions and visa grants. With over a decade of experience, Team Arrow possesses in-depth knowledge and an unrivaled standard of documentation to assist you.

Arrow will save you time and effort by following ethical, industry-standard, and streamlined documentation guidelines for both the applicant and the education provider.

Visa Guidance

This is the point at which a student or visa applicant must exercise caution and adhere to the guidelines outlined by the specific visa office and the government of the destination country. Visa policies differ from country to country, as do visa offices. There may be no exact or similar rules for you. We ask that our prospective applicants visit the websites of the respective countries and visa offices so that the information and documents you provide can be accepted and converted to a positive outcome or a positive visa decision can be granted.

During this stage, we will walk you through which visa option you should choose (Student, Tourist, Business Visitor, Parent, Dependent, etc.), which documents you must have on hand before submitting your visa application, and so on.

In general, a student or other visa applicant may be required to provide some or all of the documents listed below, though this varies depending on the type of visa you are applying for, the country of destination, and your originating country. It can even vary depending on your profession and nationality.

  1. A current passport (original or notarized copy)
  2. A passport-sized photograph that meets the requirements
  3. Letter of Admission Confirmation from an Educational Institution (This may vary country to country)
  4. Proficiency in English or another language required by the country to which you are applying
  5. Proof of Financial Ability
  6. Evidence of Qualifications
  7. Medical Test Results
  8. Vaccination QR Certificate for COVID-19
  9. Insurance Policy
  10. Letter of Sponsorship, Letter of Consent
  11. Payment of the Immigration Healthcare Surcharge (IHS)
  12. Written agreement from financial sponsor (in case of sponsorship)
  13. Police clearance certificate
  14. Proof of payment of visa fees, etc.

Pre-departure Orientation

For those flying abroad for the first time, it can be a daunting yet exciting experience. There will be various things that are different from where you are currently staying. One of the most important factors you must be aware of is the governing laws of the country you are visiting, and to-dos and not-to-dos differ from country to country. Similarly, cultural differences, food, climate, travel, and accommodations are all things you should always be aware of. We believe that the pre-departure session(s) will provide you with information and confidence about your travel and program elements.

Additionally, it ensures that students are prepared for the program and ready to begin as soon as they arrive. Additionally, it will establish and manage student expectations for the program they have chosen to study at.

Some of the content you are recommended to have these in place before traveling abroad are:

  1. Notify the corresponding educational/ host about your travel itinerary
  2. Make a list of everything you’ll need to bring to your host country before you start packing.
  3. Scan and upload documents, photos, and audio files that may needful to the cloud storage.
  4. Save all important contact information and contact details in your email.
  5. Confirm the weight restrictions, entertainment, and food options for your flight.
  6. Plan ahead of time for airport pickups and drops in both your home and host countries.
  7. Add a motif/symbol to your luggage to make it stand out.
  8. Make a hand carry for compulsive document carriage during your travel