Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, many institutions have suspended on-campus instruction and are holding classes online until further notice. Due to increased travel restrictions, reduced visa services and public health quarantines, study abroad options may be affected. ApplyESL recommends contacting your program of interest and local embassy or consulate to obtain the latest updates.
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Frequently Asked Questions and Q&A



Studying for a Year ???

I want to study in the USA for a year, but don’t know if I can afford to study for that long. Can I still go and what do you advise?
From Josefina


Dear Josefina,

Thank you for your question!

Students often want to study for long periods initially and then re-evaluate once they arrive in country. For this and other reasons, we strongly recommend that students only commit to a program that they can afford and makes sense depending on your long-term goals. If you are unsure whether you can stay abroad for a long time, consider applying for a shorter program and then extending your study once that program is completed. As long as you are paid up and in-status (attending all of your classes) you should be able to extend your program for as long as your visa is valid.

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Chris Study Advisor