Undergraduate Admissions Abroad

Karan Gupta Consulting (KGC) is the premier choice of students providing comprehensive support in pursuing undergraduate degrees abroad. KGC provides a wealth of information essential for making informed decisions about your choice of course and destination. From guiding you through the intricacies of the admission process to addressing any queries you may have, KGC's expertise ensures a seamless journey towards achieving your international education and career aspirations.

Counselling Process

Expert Counselling: 

Professional guidance from experienced counselors helps individuals make informed educational and career choices.

Identify Course: 

Assisting individuals in selecting the most suitable academic program based on their interests and goals.

Identify Country & University: 

Assisting students in identifying the universities and countries most suitable for their profile.  

Test Preparation: 

Offering support and resources for individuals preparing for standardized exams, such as IELTS or TOEFL.

Post-Exam Assistance: 

Assisting with exams, including score interpretation and potential next steps

University Application Process: 

Guiding individuals through the application process for their shortlisted universities.

Visa Application Process: 

Guiding students for the visa process. 

Visa Interview Preparation: 

Conducting mock interviews for students to succeed in their visa interviews. 

How To Apply for Schools Abroad

Applying for schools abroad can be an exciting but challenging process. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you navigate through the application process:


Choose your program:

Start by researching the programs and universities that align with your academic and career goals. Consider factors such as location, curriculum, rankings, and available scholarships.

Read the requirements and deadlines carefully:

Each university or program may have different admission requirements and application deadlines. Make a list of all the documents and materials you need to submit and be sure to apply well before the deadlines.

Write a motivation letter:

A motivation letter, more commonly known as a statement of purpose, is a crucial part of your application. It should explain your reasons for wanting to study abroad, your academic and career goals, and why you're the ideal candidate for the program.

Ask for a recommendation letter:

Many universities require recommendation letters from teachers, professors, or employers. Choose individuals who know you well and can speak to your qualifications, strengths, and character. Secure these letters with ample time before the application deadline.

Get prepared for the TOEFL or IELTS test:

If English is not your native language, you'll likely need to take a standardized English language proficiency test like TOEFL or IELTS. Prepare for the test, give mock exams, and aim for a score that meets the requirements of your chosen program.

Translate and authenticate your documents:

If your application documents are not in the language of the country where you're applying, you may need to have them translated and authenticated. This typically involves notarization or using a certified translation service.

Use the online application platforms:

Most universities offer online application portals on their official websites. Create accounts, fill out the required information, and upload your documents. Be mindful to through the specific requirements of each program before applying.

Register for the entrance exam:

Most programs require you to submit standardized test scores like the GRE, GMAT, or SAT. Register for these exams and make sure to meet their deadlines.

Be confident for the interview:

As part of the admission process, certain universities may necessitate interviews. Be well-prepared to discuss your background, goals, and reasons for applying to their program. Practice answering common interview questions and showcase your enthusiasm and qualifications with someone you know before the actual university interview.

Schedule your visa appointment:

If you're accepted into a program, you'll need a student visa to study abroad. Go through the visa checklist requirements for your destination country and schedule an appointment at the nearest consulate or embassy. Remember to carry all necessary documents.

Plan for the costs:

Studying abroad can be expensive. Research and plan for tuition fees, living expenses, and any additional costs like health insurance. Scholarships, grants, and part-time job opportunities help fund your education.


In addition to these steps, it's important to stay organized and keep track of all application materials and deadlines. Applying for schools abroad is a big leap, but with careful planning and attention to detail, you can increase your chances of receiving admission to your dream university.

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Success Story

Sahil Narvekar

Sahil Narvekar

Cornell University


The KGC team and Karan Gupta have helped me throughout the process of the US college application. From the proofreading of documents and identifying colleges suitable for my profile to conducting mock visa interviews, KGC has always been there. Webinars conducted by KGC on topics like visa application and networking were very informative. KGC’s accessibility is a huge advantage. I would definitely recommend them to other MS aspirants.

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Sukrut completed his Bachelors in Computer Science from BITS Pilani and pursued a CFA course as well. He wanted to do his Masters from the US and he got into Cornell University.

Some images and names in the reviews have been changed to protect the privacy of the concerned.

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Message from Dr. Karan Gupta

As an alumnus of Harvard Business School, IE Business School, and the University of California, I have a wealth of first-hand knowledge on what leading overseas universities are looking for when they assess your application to study abroad. I worked in the Admissions and Finance office of a major US university, giving me particular insight into what you need to do for a successful funding application. I have helped thousands of students achieve their goal to study overseas, and I have placed students for study in Canada, in the USA, the UK, Middle East, Singapore, Hong Kong and over 60 other countries worldwide. As a specialist overseas education consultant I work with you to make sure that you choose the right country, the right university and the right course for your future.

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We will make sure that you are ready for any challenges and hurdles that come your way throughout the application process.

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With the help of scheduled reminders and our personalized timeline for the application process, you will always remain on track.

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After fixing which course you wish to do, follow our step by step guide to understand what stages you will come across during the application process.

We generally recommend that the minimum number of universities you apply to should be 7-9.

We will provide you with samples for all documents required for the application process and we will edit your essays, statement of purpose, resume, etc. 

We will have brainstorming sessions with you about your video essays and help you with mock sessions for your video interviews.

We do not guarantee visas but since 1999, our success rate has been 100%.

We do not have tie-ups with any universities as we are not agents. We recommend universities to our students after considering their profile and their personal preferences.

Our Elite Counselling service is exclusive and you have direct access to Dr. Karan Gupta, even after office hours. We take care of all your applications. In the Premium Counselling Services, we edit your essays and assist you with your applications.

Anyone above the age of 12 years will find the Student Mentorship Program helpful as it guides you on how to deal with different facets of your life. If you have a certain goal in mind for the near future, the Student Mentorship Program can help you analyze and achieve it.

If you are aware of the application and visa process for studying abroad and need guidance in a limited capacity, the on demand counseling process is the right fit for you.

We will edit and re-edit certain documents like essays, SOP and resume  for you after you write them. We will provide proper guidelines and samples for all documents you may need throughout the process. We will not be writing, applying for or collecting any documents for you.

You should consider getting professional help from a career counsellor who has the experience and expertise to guide you on how to choose a career path. 

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