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How to Study in the United States

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man-in-the-libraryThe U.S. universities are open for the students from all over the world. If you decided to enter one of them, follow this instruction to find out who is eligible and make sure you know about all the aspects.

The first question is financial. The U.S. government does not provide any loans, grants, or scholarship assistance for international students, so you are to find another source of funding.

Still, there are several options to find support. Many countries offer foreign study funding for their own nationals who are admitted to an approved program or institution abroad and who qualify for the assistance program. Those students who qualify for the assistance program may apply and be chosen by state universities in their country to study abroad.
Another option is to win a scholarship or grant, as some private foundations and nonprofit organizations may offer scholarships.

One of the most popular ways to study abroad is to become a student by an exchange programs administered by the U.S. government. To find the proper institution and compare them, one may use college navigator.

When you have chosen the university you like, it is time to learn more about their admission requirements. Some of them require take a standardized test, sometimes few. There is a possibility to take them beforehand, so when you submit the application, your grade will be already available.
Get also ready to take a Test of English as a Foreign Language, as most of colleges and universities require this certificate with your English skills measurements.

By the way, if you decide to work while studying, it is permited for students to find job or take trainings.

Before you can apply for a student visa, you must first be accepted by a U.S. institution of higher education that is certified by the SEVP.