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Undergraduate programs in foreign land

Undergraduate programs in foreign land", on behalf of Mr. Rohan Ganeriwala, Co founder, Collegify.

Undergraduate abroad?

Undergraduate programs in foreign land

Studying abroad in graduate school might give you that extra edge you institute the most imperative phase of your life- the rat race called “Career”. While studying abroad is by and large associated with undergrads, it’s become a growing trend among graduate students as well. An overseas graduate degree besides presenting you a global familiarity brings on a host of additional benefits. All students aspiring for an overseas higher education need to take IELTS or TOEFL as an English language proficiency test.

The recent trend suggests of more and more Indian students going abroad for undergraduate programs though this being an expensive proposition. Admission to Post Grad studies in top ranked universities is considered to become somewhat trouble-free for those who already have acquired their under graduate degree overseas. All universities require students to submit letter of recommendation, SOPs, letters from professionals from dignified individuals who have had some role in shaping the applicant till date. After completion of education overseas, a student assimilates a completely different outlook about the real world. An affirmative university experience often influences their subsequent educational or professional endeavors.

More than 52 percent of respondents indicated that they achieved a post-graduate degree, compared to the 9 percent of U.S. Americans obtaining graduate degrees as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau*. More than 80 percent of respondents agreed that studying abroad have enhanced their interest in academic associations. Listing a study abroad experience on your resume adds that extra value and enhances your future professional devices.

The painstaking application procedure to world renowned universities emphasizes about your personal ambition and determination besides showcasing your academic accomplishments. More and more employers are seeking out culturally aware and experienced employees who can work effectively in an increasingly global workplace. While applying for Post Grad studies overseas a student is to man the added responsibilities of finding an appropriate housing,  budgeting down to the last detail, and chart academic course in a foreign place which is most likely to help them realize their life goals.

The courses in demand for UG programs are:

Engineering/Science related courses


Liberal Arts/ Humanities


Most under graduate degrees overseas span to 4 years with some spanning to 5 years (The Co-Op programs) whereas Master degrees has an extent of 1 year or 2 years depending on the country. The 1 year programs are immensely popular nowadays as it save a year of education along with saving living expenses for that duration. The U.S. and U.K still remains the most sought after destination for higher education. To consolidate the claim, we may note that the number of Indian students at the U.S. colleges and universities reached an all time high during the academic year 2007-2008—a total of 94,563 students, an increase of 12.8 per cent from 83,833 students in the previous year thus constituting about 15 per cent of the total U.S. university foreign enrolment.

Students educated overseas return home with an amplified enthusiasm towards academic pursuits and a renewed interest in lifelong learning. Nearly 63 percent of students say that the experience had influenced their decisions to expand or change their academic concentration. In fact, nearly 90 percent of students indicated that their experiences abroad had influenced all their subsequent life experiences.

Almost all overseas degree provides superior industry interface with leading business and professional organizations. You will gain world-class qualifications, a brighter future and unforgettable student experience. As these universities maintain very high standards of education and character building degree from overseas revolutionize your views and assemble a very positive human being from you who is able to efficiently contribute towards mankind both academically and socially.

So, gear up yourself for UG studies in abroad with right consultancy!

(Mr. Rohan Ganeriwala, Co- founder, Collegify)