The United Kingdom and United States are actively becoming more diverse, attracting students from across the globe. Despite shared language and high profile institutions in the UK and US, the cultural differences in these two countries are miles apart. Recognized by employers and academics alike, candidates who look to these popular destinations in the pursuit of their educational opportunities are provided with an excellent learning environment all throughout their academic journey. Here are important facts every student must keep in mind when looking to study at an undergraduate level in the UK and US.

Academic Criteria:

In order to apply for an undergraduate degree either in the US or UK, candidates need to first complete high school and provide acceptable certification on completion of the same. Additionally, candidates also need to provide academic achievement demonstrating the ability to succeed at university level studies. Both countries differ in their own entry requirements and candidates are expected to meet the necessary pre-requisites set by respective universities. Often candidates may even be required to complete a foundation course if they fail to meet direct entry requirements.

Standardized Testing

For most Schools and Colleges, your level of understanding and competency in English is the key to acceptance to your degree program. Those looking to study in the U.S will require standardized testing such as the SAT and the TOEFL to be considered for admission, while those opting to pursue a bachelor's degree in UK are required to give the IELTS.

Employment Opportunities

Under certain circumstances, students are permitted to work in both the US and UK during their term abroad. Along with the extra cash and experience, you learn to practice English in a professional setting and will moreover build up your network. It is also important that you understand the demands set by your courses and manage your schedule accordingly.

Know the Laws

Every country will have certain rules that you need to adhere to and so it is important that you obey the laws of your host country at all times. What may not be a big deal at home, can be a serious offence in another country. Minor offenses can create trouble for an individual who isn't well versed with the local laws. It can lead to tarnishing your image. Hence one must make sure to stay away from unnecessary troubles.

Get Travel Insurance

Travel insurance policies act as a financial safety net and are worth the investment. Should you get sick or have any medical issues when overseas, your travel insurance will allow you to claim irrecoverable costs.

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