FAQs

Students who have completed the standard 12 grades (K-12) including high school will pursue a Bachelor’s Degree for the duration of 4 years, while students who have completed their bachelor studies will pursue a Master’s Degree for the duration of 1.5 to 2 years.
There are three intakes/semesters in the USA: Fall, Spring and Summer
Students must score a GPA of 2.00 or higher to get qualified for most benefits.
The SAT stands for Scholastic Aptitude Test and is a standardized test for college and university admissions in the United States. Foreign students who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the USA will have to take the SAT.
IELTS and TOEFL are English Language Tests. IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. TOEFL stands for Test of English as Foreign Language.

Challenges You Will Face While Studying Abroad

Trying to navigate between two different time zones can be extremely frustrating. You always need to double-check what time is appropriate for which zone. You also need to make the habits of making phone calls late in the night or super early in the morning. To cope up with this problem, you will need to learn to handle your emotions in the absence of your loved ones.
You may deal with time zone annoyance, but finding safe, and pocket-friendly accommodation options are even tougher. Even though you may find an apartment within your budget, you cannot ignore issues like distance from your university, finding suitable furniture, etc. Fortunately, Genie consulting can help you solve all your accommodation concerns.

There are countries like the UK, Australia, Canada, etc. where English is the primary language. If you do not have exceptional language skills, you may find it difficult to feel at ease. That’s because your language barriers may prevent you from conveying your messages clearly and understanding others. To deal with this problem, it is good to take a language proficiency test like IELTS or TOEFL. As professional educational service providers, our English tutors can help you overcome your language barriers.

Studying and living abroad can be a challenging, but life-changing experience for you. While the initial challenges are only temporary, the rewards come with time and they bring wisdom, competence and fulfillment. So, have some patience and stay calm even in unfavorable circumstances, because after the rain, it always comes the rainbow.

FOUR REASONS TO STUDY IN AMERICA

Many students have dreamt at least once about studying abroad. Why wouldn’t they? New friends, exciting road trips, new school subjects, different cultures, diverse backgrounds, and so much more. So, here’s a quick break down of the four most important reasons why studying in America will be the best decision you will ever make.

It is well-known that higher education institutions in the USA are some of the best in the world. Academic excellence, high global rankings, and great post-graduation prospects attracted over 1 million international students to the US alone in 2019. Another reason why studying in the US is so attractive to international students is the method of education, which is very different from other parts of the world. There is a lot of emphasis on individual work, group work and developing critical thinking and practical skills. All these give you the opportunity to present yourself as a knowledgeable student and become an expert in a particular area; public speaking, teamwork, and leadership.
Students can start their Visa process 6 to 7 Months before the Intake start.
We recommend you begin your application process at least a year in advance to give your applications enough time to be processed and to prepare for your move overseas. Remember, the academic year begins at different times of the year in different countries.
For the first online meeting with the teacher, our coordinator will help you to schedule your appointment. You can schedule the following meetings with respect to you and your teacher’s available hours. Please always consider the time differences between countries when you are scheduling your meetings.
Even if you know 5-10 words in English, you can start the conversation sessions. Those sessions are offered for students from beginner levels to advanced levels.
Yes, you can choose your tutor. Please contact our coordinator if you want to change your teacher for any reason. We may apply a one-week waiting time period to change your teacher.
You will have real-life speaking experiences during online practices. You will be talking to Americans who want to talk to you about topics that you are both interested in. Never forget that your teacher dedicates the entire sessions to help you improve your language skills. You can talk about politics, history, religions, sports, cultures, movies, etc.
You will need a computer, internet, and headset with a microphone. Further, you should download and set up a Skype program on your computer. You can also download the Skype app into your smartphone and participate in your speaking sessions through your smartphone.