Writing a Good Statement of Purpose: Demystifying the “Dreaded” Application Essay

Writing a Good Statement of Purpose: Demystifying the “Dreaded” Application Essay

Introduction Purpose is the fuel for decision-making. Purpose serves as a fulcrum around which all activities revolve. People go to school, acquire skills, seek jobs, get married, bear children and so on, all for a purpose. This same principle applies to academic writings.  The truth is, thousands and sometimes millions of people apply to study…

Important tips for writing a good Statement of purpose

Important tips for writing a good Statement of purpose

A statement of purpose (SOP), also referred to in some cases as a letter of motivation or personal statement, is an essay document submitted during graduate school application. The primary purpose of this document is to demonstrate the applicant’s interest in a particular course and how the course aligns with his/her current and future career…

Why you should consider self funding for international education.

Why you should consider self funding for international education.

Self funding means funding your own studies without any form of financial assistance such as a scholarship or study grant. This means that you would be responsible for paying your tuition, covering your cost of accommodation, living, transportation and travel expenses throughout the duration of the study programme. As much as this may not sound…

European Countries with the Lowest Cost of Living Indices.

European Countries with the Lowest Cost of Living Indices.

Europe is the dream destination for many international students due to a great number of reasons, one of the most appealing being the affordable cost of living in certain European countries. In comparison with popular travel destinations like the US and Canada, statistics have proven that European countries, especially member countries of the European Union,…

Acceptance Rate of European Universities for International Students.

Acceptance Rate of European Universities for International Students.

As you might have figured out from our previous blog posts, Europe is definitely one of the best study destinations for international students. Apart from the standard of education, affordable tuition costs, ease of obtaining an entry visa relative to other popular study locations (like the US and Canada) and many other advantages we have…

Common Mistakes Scholarship Applicants Make and How to Avoid Them.

Common Mistakes Scholarship Applicants Make and How to Avoid Them.

As a prospective scholar hoping to study outside your home country, it is possible that you have considered applying for scholarships and other financial benefits targeted towards making study more affordable, especially due to the sometimes-high cost of graduate study. It is very important in this situation to ensure that all the right steps are…

Top ranking Institutions in Austria

Top ranking Institutions in Austria

Austria, although considered a small country in Europe, has prestigious universities whose academic excellence are recognized worldwide. According to international university rankings, many Austrian universities rank highly, with a high assurance of quality education at reasonable costs. Some of the high-ranking universities in Austria include: 1. University of Vienna – 1st among the best universities…

10 Reasons to Study in Sweden

10 Reasons to Study in Sweden

1. Its universities are ranked among the best in the world. 2. Opportunities to learn a new language. 3. Availability of English-taught courses. 4. Opportunities to gather work experience through internships. 5. Amazing history and rich culture. 6. Great destination for students interested in environmental conservation and sustainable energy. 7. Availability of scholarships for international…