When applying to university in the USA, there are a lot of details to keep up on, i.e. attaining a visa, standardized testing, planning your stay, calculating costs, and the list goes on. That’s even before you get accepted and have to start planning your trip! It’s a lot to think about. You’d think a […]
Each school you apply to will have different requirements for which standardized tests you need to take before applying. Make sure you visit each test’s website for the latest information on how they will administer the exam and if an online version is available. (For instance, The TOEFL, which evaluates English language proficiency, is available on the internet but paper-based tests at designated testing centers may also be an option.) Here are the primary standardized tests commonly required or recommended.
Once you have decided what criteria you are looking for in a US educational institution and narrowed down your selection to a few choice schools, the next step is beginning the application process. As a general guideline, you should start this step no later than 12 months before the date you plan to start studying in the US. Here is the step-by-step process for applying to US schools.