Common Questions and Answers to Study in the USA and Canada

 

What do the students need to apply for admission?

·       High School (Grade-12)

·       SAT, TOEFL or IELTS

·       Application Fees

 

What is an acceptable TOEFL score for college and university admission?

Each college and university set their own admission criteria. However, many colleges and universities will accept TOEFL minimum score of 500 (paper version) or 173 (computer version) or 61 (Internet version) for undergraduate admission.

 

Which part of overall educational expenses can be controlled by a student in Canada and in the USA?

Students can control almost all parts educational expenses including housing, food, transportation, book and other expenses when studying in Canada and in the USA. For example, students can share accommodation (housing) with another student to reduce the expenses.

 

Which part of overall educational expenses can NOT be controlled by a student in Canada and the USA?

Students can not control the tuition set by the college or the university. Many colleges and universities allow international students to pay in-state tuition in the second semester if the students maintain good academic standing/record, i.e., at least a “B” average but in most cases higher than the “B” average. It is worth mentioning that it is not difficult to get B+ in most classes. Disciplined and hard-working students always perform well in colleges and universities anywhere including in Canada and in the USA.

 

Is it easy to get scholarship at undergraduate (Associate or Bachelor) level in Canada and in the USA?

It is not easy to get scholarship at any level in Canada and in the USA. More scholarships are available for international students in the USA. The SAT score plays a crucial role in securing scholarship in the USA and in Canada.

 

Can the international students get jobs after completing degree?

Yes, the international students can get jobs after completing degree. It is imperative that the students study the right subject for future employment.