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6 Helpful Study Abroad Platforms and Resources for International Students

These popular platforms and companies can help make your dream of studying abroad (in the US or around the world!) a reality.

Studying abroad can bring a fundamental change in a student’s future. Studying in a foreign country means discovering a different culture, meeting new people, visiting various places, and being exposed to numerous opportunities abroad. What’s more, studying in an international environment contributes greatly to a student’s personal development. By living on your own, you can become more independent and get out of your comfort zone.

Each country and 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 new capabilities that will make you a valuable candidate when you apply for a job.

However, finding the best program to study abroad is not an easy task. There are plenty of options, each of them promising a better future. Keep reading to discover some of the most popular platforms that can make your dream of studying abroad a reality.

Related: Study Abroad and Make the World a Part of You


This platform is one of the biggest portals, where students can find study abroad programs in over 3,000 universities all around the world. Students have the opportunity to 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. The platform assists students in finding the right college or university for them and also supports the universities in developing their study programs by offering valuable information about the students’ 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: How to Begin Your US University Search

Planet Education

Do you plan to study in Australia, 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. What’s great is that it has offices in various countries. For example, you can discuss your plans face-to-face with a Planet Education representative in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Australia, and Bangladesh. If interested, applicants can receive skills and standardized test training before they submit their application or have an interview call, which could help improve your chances of admission.

Admit Kard

This platform’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. Admit Kard puts your interests first and offers personalized services to help you find the perfect program for you. Students who sign up on AdmitKard.com 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 follow based on their interests.

Related: 7 Steps to Finding Your US University

Make Me Study Abroad and The Word Point

Make Me Study Abroad is a valuable tool for Indian students looking to study internationally. Any student who accesses this portal can use the online eligibility calculator and look for relevant options for the colleges and courses they are interested in. For students who need additional help, this platform also offers one-on-one personalized counseling to help students make the right choice for their future. Everything can be done online without visiting their office. Similar services are offered by The Word Point, which is dedicated not only to students from India but to those coming from other countries as well.

Kings Learning

At many universities, a working knowledge of the English language can be your ticket for a smooth admission to your study abroad program. Kings Learning was created to help students learn spoken English and adapt easily to the working environment. This app’s mission is to act 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 use your soft skills to differentiate yourself from other candidates.

Thanks to its collaboration with Kings College, Kings Learning platform offers one of the most comprehensive IELTS courses that exist right now. Teachers dedicate their time to help students pass the test successfully each year, improving their chances to be admitted to universities abroad. The platform is easily accessible thanks to their education app, considered one of the fastest-growing applications for English learning.

Related: Introduction to the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Studying abroad 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. And while it was once extremely difficult to prepare yourself for admission and English-language tests, information to help you study is now readily available .

These platforms offer constant support 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.

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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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