Practical Steps On How To Search For Schools That Offer Your Course abroad. Many people still don’t understand the process of searching for their desired postgraduate course online and applying.
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Open the website: https://4icu.org, and you will see so many features. You can search for the course you want from the search bar. You can also search for Universities by country as shown below:
If you clicked North America, for example, in the image above, you will see the countries below:
If you clicked the United States in the image above, you will see the number of schools in different states as shown below:
If you clicked Georgia (53) in the above image, you will see the names of the 53 schools in Georgia, as shown below:
If you clicked the Georgia Institute of Technology in the image above, you will see a quick description of the school. You can read it if you like.
If you scroll down the page above, you will see the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the school as shown below: You can then scroll up to click the name of the school again, which will then take you to the main website of the school.
If your course is related to Science and Engineering, as shown above, you are sure of getting your course in that school. This is why the above step is important.
The main school website is shown below: You are mostly concerned with the ‘Academics’ and ‘Admissions’ as shown below:
If you clicked Admissions in the image above, you can then click ‘prospective students’. Look for admission requirements, majors and degrees, and other kinds of stuff. Remember that you are sure you can get your course since you already saw Science and Technology.
If you clicked Majors and degrees in the image above, you can then check for your courses based on the program, as shown below:
If you clicked the Master’s degree from the above image, you will see all master’s degree programs. All the courses under science are shown below.
If you clicked Chemistry in the image above, you will be redirected to the Chemistry Page of the school as shown below:
Since you are looking for funding, it is wise to first look at all the Names of all lecturers in the Chemistry department and their research interests. So, you can click ‘People’ as shown above. By clicking ‘People’, click ‘Faculty’ as shown below.
The Faculty members are the lecturers involved in teaching and research. They have the funding you need if you can convince them.
The image below shows all the Faculty members in the department. Your job is to click each profile and see the ones that align with your interest or background. Also, you may not necessarily have the background. But you can see any of the research you may like.
As shown below, you can see the research interest of this Lecturer (they are usually called Faculty) and also his email address. If his interest aligns with yours, take the time to read about him and his research, and then send him a good email.
Copy the title of the publications in the image above and paste it into the search bar of this link: https://sci-hub.tw It will give you the PDF copy of the publication which you can download for free. See an example below:
Read 2-3 of the Professor’s papers, then email him/her using the idea I explained in these threads:
Note: If your postgraduate study is not by research, you may not need to send the email. You can just apply directly using the application page.
If the Professor says he has funding for you and that you should apply, then, you have higher chances of admission+funding.
Repeat the above steps for different schools in different countries. This will enable you to send as many emails as possible. Persistence and doggedness are required in this journey because the competition is stiff.
I hope with these steps, you are able to search for as many schools as possible. Feel free to send contact us if you have questions.