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Why More Students Are Considering the Duolingo English Test

Why More Students Are Considering the Duolingo English Test As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues with rising numbers worldwide, center-based testing for English Language tests such as TOEFL and IELTS has become difficult and is unavailable at a lot of locations across the globe. To combat this situation and not cause any unnecessary delay for aspiring students needing their English language proficiency proof, many universities have started considering the Duolingo English test which can be taken at the comfort of your home provided there is internet. Some universities accept the Duolingo English test score as a primary way of English…

6 Reasons Why People Fear Moving To a New City and Tips to Make Your Move Smoother

6 Reasons Why People Fear Moving To a New City/ Country and Tips to Make Your Move Smoother Are you a student wanting to study abroad? OR Have you won that job in the new city you always dreamed of? OR Are you eyeing that amazing opportunity in a new city but are afraid to move leaving the comfort and familiarity of your current home? We get it! Change is scary at the beginning. The uncertainty can fill your mind with doubts and fears and make you question your decisions. Almost everyone who goes through the moving decision, faces some…

The Impact of Coronavirus on Travel, Admissions and Airline Tickets

The Impact of Coronavirus on Overseas Travel, Fall 2020 Admissions and Airline Tickets The coronavirus global pandemic is the main news topic currently all over the world affecting over 100 countries and millions of people. We can see numbers changing daily all over the world at a rapid pace. Global markets and travel especially airlines are majorly hit by this devastating situation.There is no doubt that there would be lots of concerns and questions in the minds of people who are waiting to travel abroad either for studies or work or a vacation, there are students having received the visa…

Current Affairs: COVID-19 global pandemic

COVID-19 COVID-19 where CO stands for corona, VI stands for virus, ‘D’ stands for disease is a disease caused by a newly found strain of the coronavirus family which also hosted other diseases such as the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and common cold. COVID-19 is now declared as a global pandemic and Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) and the virus has now spread across many countries and territories worldwide. Symptoms of COVID-19 Below are the symptoms seen in a COVID-19 patient:High feverCoughDifficulty breathingPneumoniaAs the symptoms are very similar to the flu (influenza) and common cold, testing for coronavirus is mandatory…

Types of Student Accommodations in USA & Rents

Types of Accommodation in USA with cost estimates Do you ever think of finding the right accommodation as a challenge? Choosing the right accommodation is very crucial and often overlooked; as the place you choose will be your home for a while and will have a direct relation on your state of mind. So, read on below to understand the different types of accommodation options offered. Types of Accommodation: On Campus: On Campus accommodation has several perks. Being located on the campus area itself it is close to the university buildings that you will need to access frequently during your…

6 Factors to consider when choosing Student Accommodation

Things to consider before choosing an accommodation and when should you start looking for one Finding the right accommodation can be a task but worry not we have listed below six pointers that you should check on before you finalize your living space. 1. Know your budget for rent If money is a concern, choose wisely. Keep in mind that prices vary depending on the location, placement fee charged by the school/college and whether a meal plan (for on campus and homestays) is included or not.To know rough estimates for your destination country, click on the below link -Cost for…

7 Easy Steps for Students Who Want to Study in USA

Follow these steps to study in the USA Step 1: Know the Requirements In order to apply to universities in the States you need to understand the basic requirements and know what programs and courses they have to offer. It is good to have a brief idea of the visa requirements and the common documents like passport, letter of recommendation, statement of purpose, proof of finances etc. When choosing a university, make sure to check for its accreditation and ranking. As requirements vary by state and universities, spend good amount of time in doing its research. Step 2: Decide on…

All You Need To Know About Scholarships to Study Abroad

All you need to know about Scholarships Ever so often I get a ton of questions about scholarships. There are a lot of concerns and misconceptions around applying for scholarships and finding the right ones to apply and so on. A lot of students drop the idea of studying abroad due to financial issues which breaks my heart.In this article, I am going to give you a detailed explanation about scholarships so that you can get going and accomplish your dream of studying in the university you have always wanted.A lot of students drop the idea of studying abroad due…

Top 11 Things To Consider When Choosing a Foreign University

Top 11 things to consider when choosing a foreign university! Deciding on which colleges to apply can be a difficult task. It's important to consider several factors when it comes to short-listing colleges or universities as you will likely spend decent amount of money on the application fees for each university or college you apply to. In this post we will discuss some important points you must consider before finalizing your list of universities.On Campus jobs and assistantships are a great way to earn some money while taking classes. 1. Campus Location Are you someone who dreams of the fast-paced…

How to Mentally Prepare to Study Abroad

How to Mentally Prepare to Study Abroad So, you are moving out of your home to study abroad. That’s great! Not only is studying abroad a safe, but also an exhilarating experience. It is an opportunity that lets you immerse yourself in new cultures, ideas, cuisines, and so on. Listed below are five useful tips that will help you mentally prepare yourself when it  comes to studying abroad. Are you planning moving to a new country? Read our Top 3 tips to help you be mentally prepared. 1. Begin to Save Money It’s not cheap to travel. It can get…