FAQ

If you’re in lise 4, the applications are generally due between Jan. 1 and March 1, depending on the school. For schools that require SAT, the January exam is typically the latest you can take the test. However, even if you graduated last year or have already completed some University study, you can still apply abroad, either as a freshman or transfer. In reality, it’s never too late! Recently, there was an 80 year-old fresh graduate!

As early as possible!

Don’t let financial concerns dictate your academic career. While financial issues are more critical than ever today, the costs of studying at home are significant as well. Consider all of your choices and start financial planning early. The financial aid process is designed to help you, and it can if you take advantage of all that is offered.

Foreign Universities, especially those in the US, offer significant advantages. Your classmates and professors are from all over the world, exposing you to a global environment. Your education is determined by you, and at most schools, you do not have to choose a major until the end of your 2nd year.

Yes. As long as your language skills are sufficient, and your family can afford to pay the costs, anyone may study abroad. There are literally thousands of schools, and there is one suitable for you.

Bad grades will not prevent you from studying abroad, though it will make gaining acceptance to a better school more challenging. Your specific circumstances, grades, and any mitigating factors must all be presented clearly and intelligently to the schools, who will certainly take this information into consideration.

No, but it will certainly make your application stronger. Many schools do require work experience, but many do not. Generally speaking, work experience is advisable; it will help you understand the courses and other MBA activities more thoroughly, and allow you to take better advantage of what the MBA offers.

Many students do this, and it is perfectly understandable. The problem is spending significant time on Saturdays & Sundays in dershane every week during lise 3 and 4. This takes away from the time you can study for school, SAT, TOEFL, and participate in extracurricular activities. By doing both, you will reduce your performance on both, or worse, in school.

We recommend making a clear decision whether to go abroad; if you choose abroad, focus exclusively on making your foreign applications as strong as possible. Everything is generally finished by January of your last year, and you can then study for OSS for 6 months & take the test.

You’re young & have lots of energy. Once you’re on an airplane, it really doesn’t matter how long you’re sitting there. You’re not going to come home any more frequently from London than you are from Boston, so the extra airplane time is only a couple times each year. Just think about all those extra frequent flyer miles!

You actually have many options. You need to build your language skills, and there is no better place to do so than in the USA. You can choose from a wide variety of language programs and pre-university courses designed for University preparation. If you’re willing to study the language, you can accomplish your goals.