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When you are planning your education pathway it can beutterly confusing, very stressful and time-consuming. This becomes even more difficult when you are considering international education. You might even ask yourself a few questions while considering your studies, such as; Where can I study? What are all the documents required for the admission and visa process? Will I be eligible for a scholarship? What are the visa formalities? Where will I stay during the course? Is studying abroad really helpful? And most importantly, which course will provide most long-term returns and an exciting and fulfilling international career? First Connect guides you and your family in choosing the right course that leads you to the right career path.

Our free counseling, visa assistance, interview preparation, pre-departure counseling and other services assure that you become a successful global graduate. After assessing your academic background, reviewing your extra-curricular and other work activities, and your English proficiency, we work out strategies to ensure that the applications you submit provide you the maximum chance of success. We have a tremendous track record of sending more than Three thousand+ students abroad and you could be next!

Country Information & Selection

Selection of a country to study is the initial step to become a global graduate. Experienced education counselors at First Connect provide you information on the demography, climate, people, and culture, lifestyle and education systems of different nations across the globe. Our counselors take into account your intention to invest on education, scholarship opportunities, Visa availability and other preferences are also considered while selecting study abroad destination. Remember, education is only well-taken when you have a comfortable environment around. Our counselors at First Connect counsel you in person and send you all the relevant information on your e-mail.

Test Preparation

Our flagship services include classroom-based training for English proficiency tests such as IELTS and PTE. We provide comprehensive and result-oriented coaching with a focus on personalized attention and flexibility of timings.

Well-researched material, quality instruction, phenomenal book collection, a range of mock tests and an emphasis on excellence makes learning at First Connect a pleasurable experience.

Course & University Selection

Education experts at First Connect map your academic history and identify your career goals and interests which are essential points to consider while choosing a course which will significantly improve your career circumstances. We work with you to customize a course selection that will offer you the best and rewarding career outcome in the future. Our counselors have updated lists of courses offered by different education institutions around the world. You can get a list of universities from our office while getting free education counseling from our counselors. Our expert counselors also give you detailedinformation of the universities offering scholarships and paid internship programs which assist you to plan your financial aspects before you leave your homeland.

So take the right guidelines from experts in this field and ensure that you accomplish the goal of pursuing education overseas. Identify and choose the best career path based on your profile.

Application & Admission Guidance

Different Institutions may have different sets of admission criteria which actually confuses the pupils. The Internet can offer you an excessive amount of information which adds more confusion. We assist you filter the information, to tailor your personal circumstances to the suitableuniversity and course options best suited to your profile.We keep up-to-date with the changing norms and criteria of the institutes to provide the best chances of getting your application accepted. Our high acceptance ratehas made First Connect, a leading education consultant.

Financial Aid

After having a comprehensive understanding of the institutes of your preference and you are fit into the desired schools, you'll surely agree that the major deciding factor is going to be the financial aspect. The fees to study abroad and other related expenses vary from country to country, university to university, and also depend on the course you would like to pursue.

If you are able to get grant or scholarship from the college or university of your choice the immediate Financial burden can be reduced to a great extent. To achieve this, proper guidance is required which can be provided only by professional firms like ours as we have been doing this for 10 years.

Career Guidance

Our career counselors guide you about the career opportunities you can acquire after completing your course abroad. You can also compile information during your study and can stay away from fake promises of providing you employment abroad by many fraudulent agents around the world. These jobs will actually lend you into working for unscrupulous employers for long period without pay against the local law. Our expert career counselor advises you of all opportunities to work during and after the study.

Visa Processing

Due to different security threat levels across the globe, most of the countries are changing their Visa regulations constantly. If you are unaware of these provisions then you may receive a visa refusal instantly. Our team of visa Counselors has thorough knowledge of all the updated rules and regulations of every study abroad destination. Our years of experience coupled with High Visa Success Rate make us the preferred choice for students.

Interview Preparation

Being a bundle of nerves won’t help you get anywhere and you know it as well. You need to prep yourself for the D-Day rather than fear it pointlessly. We at First Connect also conduct mock visa interviews to give you a feel of the actual visa interview. (Wherever required)

Accommodation Assistance

Choosing the form of accommodation abroad can be a very challenging task, especially when you want to stay in a quality but affordable accommodation and the budget to spend on accommodation is limited. Each country offers innumerable options that will support your finances. However, choosing the accommodation that also factors in the best access to transport and job location is essential as this can greatly affect your spending quota by as much as 20%. Surprisingly, these savings can be proved as a ‘mini scholarship’. Our accommodation advisors furnish you with sufficient information about the suitable accommodation and also help you by giving senior contacts which were sent in previous intakes by First Connect to study abroad.

Travel Arrangements

Due to huge fluctuation in the airfare because of the invasive competition between aircraft carriers in the global market these days, flying in a suitable airline is a point not to ignore. Due to high variations in the air fare, choosing the correct airline for travelling saves a lot of your study abroad cost. Travel advisors at First Connect dispense you with comprehensive travel information, Forex, Insurance to accomplish your study abroad mission.

Forex & Insurance

Students going overseas to study from India should take the forex under the Higher Studies Quota as approved by RBI. All Nationalized banks can issue forex under the quota. The other moneychangers usually issue forex under the basic travel quota.

First Connect has tie up with many financial institutions. The process is easy and if they require any documents, they will co-ordinate with us. They should be able to issue forex in any currency. Please do note that if you have taken an education loan, then you should preferably use the same bank for the forex requirements unless that bank does not deal in the said currency.

We are Authorized Agents of leading Insurance Companies like ICICI Lombard, Travel tag etc. Our Policies provide comprehensive insurance coverage comprising cover for medical expenses/ treatment, checked baggage loss, personal accident, study interruptions etc. You can even save money by buying the cover in Indian rupees and seeking a waiver for the compulsory insurance that most foreign Universities ask for at the time of admission. This leaves you worry free and lets you focus on your grades.