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A painstaking ordeal for all students in the college admission process. Students often start the process well in advance as there are many details to go over, requirements to be filled, things to consider, and the inevitable time is taken by the university to go through all applications. Even though the task may seem to be tedious, technology has certainly made it quite simple and straight-forward.
Students can start applying and filling requirements by themselves, as all the information is readily available and all they have to do is follow the instructions carefully and meet the requirements. The college websites provide all information that caters to all types of students. Parents and students can fill and send applications, receive responses from the university, conduct interviews and pay fees, all at home.
The process of admission has become highly simplified and that leaves the students with ample time to focus on their studies, hone their skills, and carefully meet all required qualifications without worrying about other matters.
There are also many online programs and apps that can help students with the admission process, such as improving essay writing skills or creating a more eye-catching resume.
Applying to colleges has different protocols in different countries. In America and Canada, admission can be done directly with the university, by contacting them through the website. On the other hand, countries such as the UK and Norway require students to seek colleges through organizations that explicitly handle admission processes. The UCAS (in the UK) and the NUCAS (in Norway) require students to submit their credentials and hence carry out the process. All this is done online, on the official website which will require the students to meet credentials and hence fill out the forms which in turn will be sent to universities. The requirement for such a mediator will depend on the level of course, along with the country’s requirement.
Many universities offer virtual tours that can allow one to explore the campus and facilities without actually having to go there in person. There are also reviews that can be referred to, to get a better insight.
With the amount of information available online, students and their parents likewise can thoroughly scan through all the different college options, courses offered and other factors and even compare them to find the best-suited one.