Who are International Students in the USA?
A lot of students seeking Scholarships have mailed us and asked questions in our Whatsapp group chats and telegram groups about who an international student in the USA really is, so today we will vividly describe what and who an international student really is.
An international student is a student, undergraduate, or postgraduate student who leaves his country of origin to study in another developed country with aim of attaining a high education ground.
For instance, A Nigerian undergraduate, seeking admission into the universities in the United States of America,
He will be called an international student in the USA once he is admitted into the university to study whichever course of learning he chooses.
The knowledge he will acquire will be far better than what is being taught in his country home Nigeria, Because of low development in the economy and educational sector of the country.
The main reason we have international students around the globe reaching out to different universities in the world to study is for the world to diversify, knowledge is the key to success and most often, we tend to acquire knowledge from well-developed countries whose education and sector is more advanced.
Most people seeking scholarships are either from developing countries with a very low economy, who can not either afford their own education or are looking for a better choice on the international ground.
Others who seek scholarships into an international school are doing so for greater opportunities and connections.
Sometimes, international students also pay school fees if they can afford it, just to achieve the aim of studying outside the shores of their own country.
Requirements that qualifies one as an international student in the USA
- An international passport
- A good GPA
- A good result from his test of English
- A successful TOEFL result
Then each school in the developed countries has its own specific requirements for you to be qualified for admission as an international student.
Some colleges will require you to verify the credibility of your result as a post-graduate student.
Verification is done by some approved bodies like WES, world education service.
With this analysis, I hope you understood who an international student is, if you have any questions or confusion, do well to reach us through the comment or our contact page