Suggested Timeline for Students Preparing for Fall (September) Intake in the U.S.A.

Posted on February 6, 2015 by Akshay Study Abroad in Applications, Study Abroad

Time

The process of applying to the American universities can be time consuming and cumbersome. But with proper planning and action, the process could be made hassle free.

Following is a suggested timeline to put the actions in the right order for students aspiring for Fall (September) intake in the U.S.A..

GRE-TOEFL scores by Oct-Dec of the year before the intended year of intake

Application Process must be started between Oct-Dec of the year before the intended year of intake (Early application) or between Dec of the year before the intended year of intake and Feb of the intended year of intake (Depending on the deadlines of the chosen universities)

Documentation must be over by Oct-Nov of the year before the intended year of intake (Early application) or by Jan-Feb of the intended year of intake (Depending on the deadlines of the chosen universities)

Sending On-line Applications in Nov-Dec of the year before the intended year of intake (Early application) or Jan-Feb of the intended year of intake (Depending on the deadlines of the chosen universities)

Sending Packets (Couriering the documents) by Nov-Dec of the year before the intended year of intake (Early application) or Jan-Feb of the intended year of intake (Depending on the deadlines of the chosen universities)

Receiving Admits/Rejects – Between Jan-April of the intended year of intake

Receiving I-20 Form of the desired University Between Jan-April of the intended year of intake

Visa Application and receiving VisaBetween May- early July of the intended year of intake

Travel preparations and packingMay-Aug of the intended year of intake

Flying to the U.S.A.- Aug-Sept of the intended year of intake

The above was a suggested timeline which may vary from one individual’s case to another.

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