Minglebox Education News - SAguide http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:04:13 GMT Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:04:13 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[Reasons to Study Abroad]]> You are probably reading this post because you dream of studying abroad but are not very sure of how great and fruitful the journey will be. It is natural to be apprehensive about moving away from home and living in a new place that is nothing like your home country and the decision regarding it cannot be made overnight. Anyone with the desire to study in a foreign land must decide on it well in advance as sudden or impulsive decisions won’t fetch you much. So, what are the benefits of studying abroad? Seeing a new country broadens your horizons. Pictures and videos can never be a..

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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:57:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3a6d44c4013a72a94c2d2000
<![CDATA[Duration of Studying Abroad : Summer Semester or a Full Year?]]> This remains to be one of the most debated topics among aspirants of a foreign degree. While a full year seems long enough to study abroad, many students also explore short-term study options for a summer or semester. Usually a typical study abroad stint is fully and meaningfully experienced in a year-long program as the longer you stay the more you imbibe. But both short-term and long-term programs come with pros and cons. The obvious difference between a semester/summer course and a year-long course is the duration involved. While a longer stay allows you to imbibe and experience more,..

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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:51:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3a6d44c4013a72a45a871d4e
<![CDATA[Choosing Study Abroad Destinations]]> So you have decided to study abroad. You have also decided the duration of your stay, but now the big question is where to study abroad? Many factors will influence your choice of destination. It is very important to consider certain critical factors to make a right choice. Choosing a destination because it is a fad or because peer pressure is driving you will do you no good. Know what your needs are and prioritize them and you will get to the right place to study. Some of the factors you need to consider include: Value for the time and money invested: Education comes at a price..

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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:46:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3a6d44c4013a729fafbe1a2d
<![CDATA[Application Requirements for Studying Abroad]]> The most dreaded and arguably the most exhausting step of your study abroad journey is the application procedure. The thought of studying in a foreign land away from home is truly exciting. No matter how exciting the thought is, planning the journey and reaching your dream destination is not an easy task. Sometimes you may even feel frustrated and drained out running around to procure all the required documents for your applications and visa. In fact, applying to foreign universities is a very time-consuming task. Hence, the golden rule is to start early, even if it means 6-12 months prior to..

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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:43:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3a6d44c4013a729cc32b18aa
<![CDATA[Studying abroad - The application process and costs]]> The job market in India and abroad, for Indians, is extremely competitive and a global degree from a university abroad can be a valued asset. Apart from the career advantages of a global degree, the experience of studying abroad is invaluable. The main obstacles of getting a degree from an institution abroad is often the price associated with such a degree. While universities welcome international students, governments of many countries often impose strict restriction on international students. Some of the most popular destinations for students from India include the United States , the ..

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Wed, 03 Apr 2013 10:52:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843db16aa7013dcf867cbc5054
<![CDATA[Choosing the Right Study Abroad University]]> The choice is completely yours. But remember, the university you eventually choose will have a direct influence on your career. Making the decision to study abroad is easy, choosing the right university is not. What could help is an honest self-evaluation of your goals and career. Be smart and apply to a university that is a match to your needs, rather than choosing a university that everybody fancies to be in.  Follow the steps below to choose the right university: Identify your needs: First and foremost, identify what course you want to pursue. Choose a course that will..

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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:38:21 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3a6d44c4013a7298198e1603
<![CDATA[Things to do After Being Accepted in a Study Abroad University]]> You are getting closer to achieving your study abroad dreams. Now that you have your acceptance letter in hand, we are sure you are already dreaming of living on campus – the independence, the challenge and all the excitement of meeting new people included. But are you ready yet? It does not just end with being accepted for a university. There are a few things you have to do after being accepted for a study abroad program. Most universities will require you to reply to them stating whether you are willing to take the admission or not. So make sure to reply immediately to block your..

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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:32:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3a6d44c4013a7292e8df13aa
<![CDATA[Cost of Studies and Living Expenses Abroad]]> Cost is one of the influencing factors when choosing a destination to study abroad. Tuition fee and airfare are not the only expenses you will have to bear while studying abroad. You will have to deal with other expenses relating to accommodation, food, safety, and insurance, among others. Taking a decision on the size of your study abroad budget well in advance can help you determine and control your expenses.  However, many surveys suggest that students are willing to pay a little more than their planned budget allows so long as there is an assurance regarding the quality of education..

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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:22:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3a6d44c4013a7289e1270ee4
<![CDATA[Financial Aid and Scholarships for Studying Abroad]]> Most questions about studying abroad typically revolve around cost. Many students who dream about studying abroad look for some sort of financial support to earn the degree of their choice, specially the advanced degrees. Fortunately many foreign universities today offer financial aid in the form of scholarships, assistantships, fellowships and loans. In fact, for some students, particularly those who pay out-of-state-tuition, studying abroad can sometimes be cheaper than a traditional on-campus semester. It is very important that you research your options for financial aid. In order to gain..

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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:14:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3a6d44c4013a728213cd0a60
<![CDATA[Final Things to do Before Traveling to Study Abroad]]> Now that you are all set for your journey abroad, there are a few things to be done in the days preceding your departure. Although most of you pay attention to the major concerns of travelling abroad, a few minor things sometimes remain unattended to. But remember, paying attention to these things is important for a smooth hassle-free journey. Below are a few pointers that must appear on your travel checklist before you leave: Before making any of the travel arrangements, talk to your academic advisor and discuss the course you will study abroad and also the course you will be required..

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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:09:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3a6d44c4013a727de80207f0