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Helpful Resources to Pursue an International Education

Completing the international admission process can feel insurmountable, but these popular platforms can help make your dream of studying abroad a reality.

Studying abroad can bring a fundamental change in a student’s future by discovering a different culture, meeting new people, visiting various places, and being exposed to numerous opportunities. By living on your own, especially far from home, you can become more independent and get out of your comfort zone. Each study abroad program is unique and offers great academic perspectives. When you choose to study abroad, you’ll experience different methods of learning and teaching, which will help you develop capabilities that will make you a valuable candidate for jobs. However, finding the best program to study abroad is not an easy task. Here are the most popular platforms that can make your dream of studying abroad a reality.


StudyPortals.com allows students to explore programs at over 3,000 universities all around the world. You can choose from top-rated universities, colleges, and law schools ready to welcome new students every year. The portal provides all the necessary information students need to successfully apply to their dream university abroad in one place. The platform both assists students in finding the right university and supports the universities in developing their study programs by offering valuable information about student interests. Staff members are always available to answer any questions from students or schools, making this platform one of the most accessed online tools for studying abroad.

Related: Benefits of a Global Education: 3 Common Ways to Study Abroad

Planet Education

Do you plan to study in Canada or the United States? How about New Zealand, the UK, Australia, or Ireland? Planet Education is another great platform to try when you’re looking for amazing experiences and opportunities abroad. Since its foundation in 1999, this platform has helped more than 20,000 students. You can even discuss your plans face-to-face with a Planet Education representative in Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. If interested, applicants can receive skills and standardized test training before they submit their application or have an interview call, which could help improve their chances of admission.


AdmitKard's mission is to make international education available to students from any country on the planet. It’s easy to get access to the data displayed on this platform and choose the study program you want to follow. AdmitKard puts your interests first and offers personalized services to help you find the perfect program for you. Students who sign up receive guidance and advice from other students who have already studied abroad through this platform. In addition, they can receive recommendations from the platform’s advisors about the type of program they should enroll in on their interests.

Related: 7 Important Steps to Finding Your Best–Fit US University

Kings Learning

At many universities, a working knowledge of the English language can be your ticket for a smooth admission to your program. Kings Learning helps students learn spoken English and adapt easily to the working environment, acting like a bridge between the educational system and the employment market. Kings Learning offers many services, including 40-hour Effective Business Communication and 50-hour International English Language Testing System (IELTS) preparation courses. With Effective Business Communication, you’ll learn how to present your skills, prepare for an interview, dress to obtain the job you want and differentiate yourself from other candidates. Thanks to its collaboration with Kings College, the Kings Learning platform offers one of the most comprehensive IELTS courses that exist right now. Teachers dedicate their time to helping students pass the test successfully each year, improving their chances of being admitted to universities abroad.

Related: Everything You Need to Know About the IELTS Exam

Attending college in another country doesn’t have to remain just a dream. Technology has advanced a lot, and universities have found amazing platforms to help them connect to prospective students. While it was once difficult to prepare yourself for admission and English-language tests, information to help you study is now readily available. Use these platforms and personalized services for your needs, and you usually won’t have to visit their offices to discuss your study abroad plans with a consultant. All your conversations can be held online, and you can ask any questions you like.

Once you have a good idea of where you want to apply, don’t forget to start searching for scholarships! Learn how to kick off the process with our article: Scholarships for International Students: How to Find Them and Other Top Tips.

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About Pauline Farris

Pauline Farris is a professional translator with a bachelor’s degree in Languages and Translation from UFPE in Brazil and a master's in Translation Studies from York University in Canada. As a native Brazilian Portuguese speaker, she has been working in the translation business for over eight years and also loves to offer training for professionals.


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