Have you also been noticing the rising trend of education consultants in Pakistan and other countries? Most students who aspire to study abroad take services from these consultants. Let’s first talk about what is an educational consultant before moving on to their duties as professionals.
An educational consultant is someone who helps students to streamline their career and education plans. They are supposed to give advice on the basis of student’s performance, interests, and general aptitude. Moreover, they also help students in applying to different universities abroad. So now you know why your cousin went to a consultant before they went to study in Europe.
Most big schools, colleges and universities who have enough budget have their own consultants. Students can visit them whenever they feel like getting a career counselling done. They help you choose the right courses and modules for your chosen program. These counsellors are life saviours for those who are always confused about their education and career paths.
Moreover, there are multiple education consultancy firms in major cities of Pakistan. They have affiliations with universities abroad. You pay a certain fee and take the services required to move abroad for education purposes. Below is the list of services they provide for individuals who want to study abroad.
Admission procedure for international universities is quite complicated. It’s a ‘wheels within wheels’ situation. Doing everything independently becomes very stressful especially when you have lots of other things on your plate. Education consultants save your time by helping you out with the entire procedure. Also, since it’s their professions they clearly know the dos and don’ts so there are very slim chances of unforeseen blunders.
- Developing College Essays and Personal Statements
College essay seems like a simple write-up but it’s really not. You have to compose it very carefully. Your words and statements in the essay can either make or break your plan. So many students are rejected on the basis of their personal statements. Professionals from education consultancies help you come up with excellent essays with a very tiny chance of rejection.
Student Profile Analysis
Choosing the right course and university may sound easy but it’s really not. This stage confuses you to a point where you start losing your sleep. Education consultants help such people with selecting the right educational path. They carry out detailed discussions with their clients and figure out what exactly might suit their taste, personality and general attitude. This eventually helps the students with their career-related decisions.
Developing a Letter of Recommendation and Resume
Just like personal statements, recommendation letter and resume also play a crucial role in the admission procedure. Education consultants make sure to help you get an error-free letter of recommendation. In addition to this, they also help their clients in preparing an outstanding resume.
Visa Interview Preparation
Sometimes everything is done but the visa is unfortunately rejected. Visa rejection is a true heartbreak and it’s quite difficult to amend that. Education consultancy firms have trained professionals with hands-on experience who guide and prepare you to ace your visa interview.
We hope you know that you cannot get away with the IELTS exam if you wish to go abroad. You have to give this exam in any case. Just passing the exam is not enough. You should aim for at least band 8 or minimum 7.5 if you want to qualify for the purpose. Students who have difficulty preparing for the exam can always head over to their consultant to get professional advice. Your consultant can also help you with IELTS registration.