Study Abroad FAQ’s

What are the eligibility requirements for studying abroad?

Eligibility requirements vary depending on the program and university you choose. Generally, you’ll need to have a strong academic record, meet any language proficiency requirements (like English language tests like TOEFL or IELTS), and submit letters of recommendation. Skillioma can guide you through the specific requirements for your chosen program.

What are the healthcare options available for international students?

Many universities offer student health insurance plans, or you might need to acquire your own plan. Skillioma can help you understand healthcare options in your chosen destination.

What cultural differences should I be aware of when studying abroad?

Skillioma can provide resources and guidance on adapting to a new culture, including social etiquette, communication styles, and religious practices.

Will my credits earned abroad transfer to my home university?

Credit transfer depends on agreements between your home university and the study abroad institution. Skillioma can advise you on how to ensure your credits are transferable.

What are some things I can do to prepare for the culture shock of studying abroad?

Researching your destination’s customs, traditions, and social norms can help ease the transition. Skillioma can offer resources and connect you with past participants for insights.

Can I travel during my study abroad program?

Many programs offer breaks or holidays that allow for travel. Schengen visas, for example, permit travel within specific European countries. Skillioma can advise you on travel options based on your program and visa restrictions.

How can I stay connected with friends and family back home while studying abroad?

With today’s technology, staying connected is easier than ever. Video calls, messaging apps, and social media can help bridge the distance. Skillioma can also connect you with student communities abroad to build a local support network.

What should I do in case of an emergency while studying abroad?

Skillioma can provide emergency contact information for your program, university, and local authorities. Familiarize yourself with these resources before departure.

Which countries offer study abroad programs?

The most popular destinations for study abroad programs are USA, UK, Canada, Australia. Skillioma, which can help you explore programs in a variety of popular destinations around the world. We can connect you with opportunities in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Singapore, and many more!

There are so many study abroad services/offerings available. How is Skillioma unique?

  • First of all, Skillioma is all about the student’s passion mapping to the career prospects and giving personal attention.
  • Skillioma offers (USA) based certificate skill modules which are highly regarded for admissions to T20 colleges in India and Abroad.
  • Skillioma offers Project Based Learning(PBL), Mentorships, Training and gives hands-on experience for the students to thrive in their college academics and internships.
  • Skillioma offers an end to end assistance for any student aspiring to study abroad. Right from standardised tests(SAT, IELTS, counselling(essay writing, colleges listing), to visa and travel & loan assistance.
  • Most programs focus only on engineering or IT or STEM courses, but Skillioma has assistance available for all majors or groups(ex: Economics, Business, Psychology, Public Health, Political Sciences etc)
  • Skillioma is born out of edupreneurs who have studied and worked in the USA and have experienced the shortcomings first-hand.

What types of study abroad programs do you offer?

Skillioma offers end to end solution for both undergraduate and graduate programs in foreign universities. 

For undergraduate programs: Skillioma has personalised assistance for students from CBSE, IB, CIE/Cambridge boards for undergraduate programs. 

For graduate programs: Skillioma offers end to end assistance including personalised counselling for students that are also from non-technical backgrounds(ex: Economics, Business, Psychology, Healthcare, Law, etc)

How can Skillioma help me prepare for studying abroad?

Skillioma offers a variety of resources and support to help you prepare for your study abroad experience. This can include guidance on the application process, visa requirements, pre-departure training, and even cultural adjustment support.

Does Skillioma offer college profile building activities like internships or project based learning or any certificate programs?

Yes, Skillioma is committed to bringing real-world skills to all our students via our internships- where the students will be given mentoring, training and also tasks to work on, as part of the PBL(Project Based Learning) or Internships. Skillioma offers (USA) certificate of completion in blockchain that is highly recognised for both credits and admissions into foreign universities.

What kind of financial aid is available for studying abroad?

There are several options for financing your study abroad program. Scholarships, grants, and student loans can help make studying abroad more affordable. Skillioma can advise you on exploring these financial aid options.

I am in my third year of undergraduate program in India. How can Skillioma help me choose a major and destination for my master’s or graduate program abroad?

Skillioma has psychometric tests and personalised counselling sessions available that will be able to understand the student’s passion clearly and then map it to the career options for the popular destinations like USA, UK, Canada, Australia etc. Our expert counsellors know every country and prospect of studying and working there thoroughly and so are able to guide the student clearly so they are not losing on their interest to pursue a certain career. Our counsellors also are experts in understanding the job market in the AI-era. And when the student has decided on the major and destination, Skillioma has services that will help in IELTS coaching and practice tests, virtual internships, skill building( (USA) certificates), essay writing or SOP’s, selection of colleges and branches, and visa, travel, loan assistance.

What are the benefits of studying abroad?

Studying abroad offers a wealth of benefits, including academic growth, personal development, cultural immersion, career advancement opportunities, and the chance to build a global network.

How can I apply for a study abroad program through Skillioma?

Skillioma simplifies the application process by providing guidance and support throughout. Browse our program options online and contact our advisors for personalized assistance with applications and university selection.

What are the visa requirements for studying abroad?

Visa requirements vary depending on your chosen country and program duration. Skillioma can provide guidance on the specific visa application process and documents required.

 What should I pack for studying abroad?

Skillioma can offer tips and resources to help you pack efficiently for your study abroad program, considering factors like climate, cultural norms, and program requirements.

How can I stay safe and healthy while studying abroad?

Skillioma provides resources and guidance on staying safe and healthy while abroad, including pre-departure health checks, travel insurance recommendations, and safety tips for your chosen destination.