Researching and applying to global universities is a big undertaking, but one that may be well worth the effort.
More than 46,500 U.S. students pursued degrees overseas in 2011-12, according to the most recently published data from the Institute of International Education.
Planning ahead can help students meet application deadlines, which vary between schools. In some countries, including Germany, universities generally have application deadlines that fall much later in the year than those at many U.S. institutions – this can be helpful for students who get a later start on the process.
Prospective students interested in earning an undergraduate degree overseas can use these five to-dos as a starting point. Click on the hyperlinked text for additional tips and information.