Everyone around you must be advising you as to why you must start your post graduation program in September. But what you must know is that the things are changing and a large number of institutions are now encouraging the students to opt for an early intake in the month of January.
Reasons to Start Your Post Graduation Program in January
A number of reasons contribute to this not so early realization made by the institutions and they are as given below:
Fast Visa Processing
In order to escape the harrowing experience of obtaining your visa at a time when every other study abroad aspirant is competing with you to get his/ her visa, you can choose to keep yourself at bay during the peak time. Instead, you can make your application for January intake and it will be a lot easier.
Stress-Free Application Submission
If you’re an undergraduate student into a final year, your last year is going to be extremely busy and stressful. In case, you decide to pursue your masters immediately after your undergrad it’s going to be even more stressful. However, there is practically no need to hurry. You should, rather, focus on your research proposals during this time and maximize your chances of acceptance in January intake by focusing completely on your application after you’re through with your undergrad course.
Job Hunting Gets Easier and Less Competitive
When you enroll yourself for a course in January, you’ll find the competition to be less at the time of hunting jobs. Also, the number of opportunities will be more. Remember, it’s always about picking the right time and place in the job market.
Gives Enough Time for Much Wanted Break
After years of strenuous education and not even getting to take a year off, it is vital that you take an off for at least few months before you enroll yourself for yet another hectic course. This will help you to gain maximum out of your program and you’ll be able to deliver your best performance. When your mind will be rejuvenated, you’ll feel energized ready to take the plunge.
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Convenient for Working Individuals
In case you’re into a job and thinking of taking a break so as to continue your education, you will agree that it will be lot easier to take an off before the year begins rather when the year end is a few months away. As a dedicated and sincere employee, you wouldn’t want to disrupt things at your workplace for your own reasons.
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