About Counselors & Counselling
We all know that studying abroad can be very challenging – financially. You not only have to bear the university fees but also accommodation and living costs. Utmost attention must be given to managing the finances and expenses must be optimized.
How you plan to fund your education is a very important question. You should be able to cover at least the first year of your tuitions and living expenses. These funds can be in the form of personal savings, educations loans and university grants/waivers/scholarships. We have dedicated counselors who will assess your financial needs and help you prepare financially for you studies abroad.
PIE counselors have been successfully providing necessary financial support to discerning candidates. All our students have been able to secure one or the other form of financial assistant. Through our expertise our students have received scholarships, fee waivers, and grants in international programs. Financial assistance is part and priority of our study abroad counselling package.
Scholarships & Financial Assistance
Choosing a study program abroad can be very confusing! Hundreds of options may make you feel overwhelmed.
”Where to begin?”
In reality, it is more important to know “where I stand?” Our guidance counselors will help you discover more about yourself. Knowing your personality, your beliefs, your talents and your strengths will help you assess the options and see where you fit.
Consideration must be given to choose the right country, program, and institution. PIE has a decade’s worth of experience in student counselling. In order to make an informed decision our qualified counselors are here to give you the best advice tailored to your needs. You will get the most up-to-date and authentic information regarding career choices, right courses, and opportunities globally.
Planning and preparing for your studies abroad was never this easy!
Book an appointment today to provide yourself with the most carefully planned career path.
Your counselor will provide you with a documents check-list. You must provide all the relevant academic, personal, and financial documents. These documents will help us make a comprehensive assessment of your study abroad options.
Application Review & Submission
Admissions are given on academic performance and satisfying program requirements. To give yourself the best chance of admission at your desired institution, it recommended that you apply as soon as you make the decision.
Most of the foreign universities consider applications on first come first serve basis. The earlier you apply the better your chances of getting admission and financial assistance.
Each destination has its unique admission process. Admission and document requirements may also change from program to program. Following are the common steps in the international admission and student placement process. Your counselor will make sure that you stick to these;
- Arrangement of documents: i.e. academic transcripts, recommendation letters, statement of purpose, resume etc.
- Determination of application deadline
- Submission of the online/offline application before the deadline along with required documents.
- Mail all the relevant documents if required
- Official score reporting of standardized tests (GRE|GMAT|SAT) and English Proficiency tests (TOEFL|IELTS|PTE)
- Keeping track of the application status on a timely basis
- Accept the admission confirmation letter
Visa & Visa Interview Preparation
Some countries require a physical interview to be conducted prior to giving the travel permit or Visa. Usually, these interviews are held the embassy/consulate/high commission of the country you are applying to.
We help our candidates to successfully face these interviews. Interview preparation consists of the Visa documents check-list and visa interview rehearsals.
We will help you in the filling up of all Visa forms and making sure you get a Visa appointment on time. By ensuring all the documents are as required, our candidate’s chances of getting the Visa for your desired country increases considerably.
Travel & Living Arrangements
Our offices will provide full support for flight bookings, arrangement of student accommodation, and airport meet & greet.
Our counselling is notlimited till your visa. Our international department will serve you till you are well settled in your new student accommodations in the country of your desire.
We prepare you for a new life in a new country with diversity of culture, normsand different languages. You can always contact your counselors for personal or career advice. We are just a phone call away.