Application Checklist Study Abroad

Things That Can Delay Your College/ University Admission

Are you planning to make applications for admissions to international universities?

If yes, you must be finding yourself close to fulfilling your dream of studying abroad. It might seem to be a cakewalk but it’s not that easy though. There are certain important things you need to be wary of else they might come in your way of getting an acceptance letter and can delay your university admission.

They are as given below:

Insufficient Preparations

By forgetting to include even a single thing, you can risk your chances of success. Failure in understanding the application or skipping some parts of it is unacceptable when it comes to seeking admission in an international university. There won’t be a second chance and you won’t even be granted an extension. It is important, therefore, to make a checklist of everything you’re required to submit and make multiple revisions before you make a final submission.

Inability to Meet Minimum Requirements

Your academic history and work profile are important factors whenever you’re seeking an admission to a university/ college of your choice. Every reputed institution will ensure that you meet bare minimum requirements before giving you a green signal. A decent score in eligibility tests like SAT, GMAT, TOEFL, etc is equally important. Similarly, you just can’t go about with average letters of recommendations (LOR). You need to ensure they are impressive enough in arousing the interest of admission officers in your application. You need to do whatever it takes to maximize your chances of success even if it means re-taking exams. If you don’t do these things, you’ll be left with no option than to reapply when the next round of application begins. In that case, it won’t only be a lot of hassle but can drastically affect your confidence.

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Missing the Deadlines

The worst thing you can do as an applicant is to miss the deadlines given by universities/ colleges that you’re considering for your admission. Remember, admission deadlines are strict deadlines meant to be followed by every student without any exception. By not meeting any of the deadlines in the entire admission process, you send a negative message to admission officers and there are bright chances of this affecting your application. If you’re running late and if it is not possible for you to submit the application in advance, you need to at least make sure the application gets submitted on time.

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