During the time of intake season, most of the students are puzzled by the issue of choosing a consultant for study abroad or not. In the beginning, the parents and the students are in apprehensive approach regarding any kind of consultancy service for study abroad because of the bad experiences they have witnessed or heard about.
The solution for the problem is “it depends.”
It entirely depends upon the consultant, student and the university in which they are applying. It is about the expertise the student has, ambitions, time, and how much money you are willing to pay. A good consultant will save your money and time during the application phase because registered consultants have to tie up with the universities and universities consider the application from the consultants as they have the proper documentation and verification.
The best thing about the consultant mode is the plethora of the options students gets. Consultants are expert people, and they know which country is best for which stream. Study abroad consultants know everything minutely, including the pros and cons of living in a country and what finances you will need to move for education abroad. There are specific points you should consider before moving abroad.
There are some benefits of studying in the USA for Masters in Computers, and some of the consultants don’t even know how to handle the US cases as they are not proficient enough to get any accreditation from the US universities.
As I am discussing the benefits of hiring a consultant for study abroad, there are specific points you should consider before choosing a consultant. Some of them are as follows.
This incident has actually happened, someone applied to Canadian University via consultant and consultant did what a student has to do. Means consultant just applied from the behalf of the students posing a student for the university, and when the application was rejected due to incorrect furnished details, the parents enquired, and the entire case was disclosed.
Accreditation is essential as it will save your time, money and labour.
Some consultants are remotely located, they aren’t physically present, or they have just registered address only on documents and websites. Try to visit the consultant as you will get to know about the staff and the real situation.
100% guaranteed admission is a myth; you really don’t have a 100% surety till the time you are not getting the visa. Recently, many students applied for study in German university because they read somewhere that German Universities has waived off the tuition fees. This news broke, and everyone started applying. There are specific points you should consider before applying in Germany or any other country.
Application to study abroad is pretty easy when you have all the documents and valid information according to the demand of the university. For example, if you are proficient enough to write SOP (Statement of purpose), then you can complete the form and upload the documents. If not, then you will need the help of a consultant.