Studying overseas is going to be one of the best adventure and experience that you ever have. It can be overwhelming since everything is going to be new and different. Here’s an overview of a checklist of what you need to do to make the best of the experience and your budget.
"A goal without a plan is just a wish." – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Preparing to study abroad and studying abroad are not going to be a walk in the park. Having clear objectives will help you overcome challenges along the way. Here are some key questions to ask yourself. Take down both the questions and your answers. You are going to need them both for the application for school and study permit application.
Why do you want to study abroad and not in your home country?
Why do you want to study in Canada?
What are you going to study and why?
Which schools are you applying and why?
Do you meet the eligibility requirements for the course?
Are you going to do everything yourself or get professional help?
How much is it going to cost?
How are you going to pay for it?
When do you want to start studying in Canada?
What are the key deadlines?
Am I ready to start the application process?
"A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow." – George S. Patton
There are tons of information on the internet to help you answer the questions above. Your personal goals, interests, experience, personality, budget and time frame will influence your answers and hence your choices for course and school. We recommend that you spend at least 2 weeks to do the proper research before you start the school application process. We will also be covering some of the topics in the later part of our 8-part blog series.
Study in Canada Blog Series (Post-secondary Education in Canada)
Where do you start?
Deadlines to note
Visa & Study Permit Application
Post Arrival Plan
If you are keen to study in Canada, it is never too early to start planning. Follow our blog series for more information and tips. Please let us know if you have any questions or topics that you would like us to include in our blogs.