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.

StudyPortals.com

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: Study Abroad and Make the World a Part of You

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 Important Steps to Finding Your Best–Fit 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.

Start searching for your university abroad with our college search tool.

Like what you’re reading?

Join the CollegeXpress community! Create a free account and we’ll notify you about new articles, scholarship deadlines, and more.

Join Now

Tags:

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.

 

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress
Josiah Kegg

Josiah Kegg

High School Class of 2021

I want to sincerely thank you all for this amazing website that's legitimately helped me find so many different scholarship opportunities. I've been stressing out for the longest time about paying for college since I would rather stay out of debt and have been working days trying to find any scholarship opportunity. When I found CollegeXpress, I discovered many easy scholarships that have given me hope for the future. Thank you and God bless!

Caitlin Eaton

Caitlin Eaton

$10,000 Scholarship Winner, 2021

I first discovered CollegeXpress during my sophomore year of high school while researching colleges that interested me. My SAT prep class the following year further familiarized me with the opportunities available through the organization. CX has personally helped me by exposing me to a diverse selection of schools as well as scholarships and life tips that have provided valuable guidance in my college search.

This scholarship will help me adjust to college life without worrying as much about tuition. This gives me more room to truly explore and benefit from all aspects of higher education. I plan to study Conservation Biology and work protecting species/ecosystems. I’m looking forward to getting field experience and seeing firsthand the problems research is solving.

Tariq Adam Khatib

Tariq Adam Khatib

High School Class of 2022

CollegeXpress helped me a lot. I am a Tanzania boy who finished my high school studies in Tanzania. I never knew I could get an opportunity to get a scholarship to study abroad. I am happy that now I know how to find the school to study abroad through CollegeXpress.

Rana Slosberg

Rana Slosberg

Slosberg College Solutions LLC

My favorite part of CollegeXpress is the 800+ lists which have all kinds of hard-to-find information. These lists are helpful when I’m creating college lists, and I also use them to give students a feel for a particular college or university.

Bri'Yana Brown-Dunn

Bri'Yana Brown-Dunn

High School Class of 2022

CollegeXpress helped me gain interest in many colleges/universities and many scholarships. I would say the most helpful thing CollegeXpress has done for me is sending me emails that tell me certain types of colleges are interested in me as well as emails about scholarships that I can look at and possibly apply for.

College Matches
X

Colleges You May Be Interested In

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Bryant University

Smithfield, RI

Caldwell University

Caldwell, NJ