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If you live in Mumbai, it’s likely that most of your friends are planning to study abroad. International education has a lot to offer that education in India does not. You get better teachers, exposure to different cultures, amazing research opportunities, and a job market that is waiting to hire you abroad. But getting it is not easy. So, you have to improve your academics, participate in extracurricular activities, and start your application process. And that’s not even the tip of the ice-berg. In short, the study abroad process can be very confusing and difficult and students choose education consultants for help. This is why we have collated a list of the most well-known study abroad consultants, in Mumbai for you.
iSchoolConnect is a study abroad education consultancy with an online platform that allows students to apply to universities in the US, Europe, Singapore, Australia, Ireland, Netherlands, etc. Since the platform is AI-driven, it can easily recommend universities based on your preferences and apply to them on your behalf.
The platform’s response to your SOP drafts happens in real-time! Moreover, it gives you feedback about the readability of your essay, tells you which pieces are lacking, and helps you write the perfect SOP!
You can even practice for your visa interview using one of their tools – the Video Interview Analyser. It takes mock interviews to help you prepare in the best way possible.
They have a chatbot that can immediately answer all questions pertaining to courses, universities, tests, applications, scholarships, loans, visas, forex cards, and other post-departure activities. And in case you feel the need to talk to a person, the chatbot can easily transfer your conversation to a human counselor. To start your study abroad process with them, all you have to do is share a few details with their chatbot CASIE, who will then take it forward online.
Established in 1991, Edwise is a well-known international education consultancy in Mumbai. They provide information regarding higher education in several countries, including the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, Germany, and many more.
The company has 7 branches in Mumbai, which provide services for test prep, career counseling, application, finance, and visa assistance. So, after you’ve chosen which services you need, you can request an appointment on their website. Enter your name and contact details. Soon, you will be called for a meeting with one of their counselors at the Edwise branch closest to you.
The company is an international education organization that offers student placement services across the globe. The universities they cover are limited to Australia, the USA, the UK, New Zeland, Ireland, and Canada. However, it is said to have a better reach in Australia, Canada, and the UK.
IDP specializes in course advice, IELTS prep, pre-departure support, visa, accommodation, and health cover for students. To avail of their services, you can go register on their website. You will be assigned a counselor to help you through your study abroad journey. In case you decide to opt for a counseling session or need some help with your financial documents, you can visit one of the 4 branches they have in Mumbai.
Also known as the Institute of Management and Foreign Students, IMFS was founded in 1997 to help students study in the US. Now, they offer services for a lot of countries. These include Australia, UK, New Zeland, Canada, Singapore, and Ireland.
They help students shortlist universities, provide help in drafting SOPs and LORs, apply, get financial aid, secure a visa, and prepare to fly. They also coach students for GRE, GMAT, and TOEFL or IELTS. To get in touch with IMFS, you can either call them, drop them an email, or go to one of their offices in Borivali, Dadar, Thane, Vile Parle, or Vashi.
|iSchoolConnect||Spectrum Tower, 5th Floor, WeWorks, Chincholi Bunder Rd, Mindspace, Malad West||(+91) 9145332283|
|Edwise International||Edwise Head Office, Metro Mumbai, Jer Mahal, Gr. Flr., Dhobi Talao, Opp. Metro Cinema||(+91) 022 4081 3333|
|IDP Consultancy||Express Building, 3rd Floor, Churchgate, Opp. Churchgate Railway Station||(+91) 022 4411 8888|
|IMFS||Diamond Plaza, 801, 8th Floor, Chhabildas Rd, Dadar West||(+91) 022 2432 0102|
|Imperial||Dheeraj Heritage, Office no 302/303, 3rd Floor, Santacruz West||(+91) 91679 27955|
|Karan Gupta||44, Mitra Kunj, 16, Pedder Road, Opposite Jaslok Hospital, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai||(+91) 022 2352 6372|
|Collegepond||Office No. 204, 2nd Floor, ML Spaces, Dashrathlal Joshi Road, Vile Parle West||(+91) 82915 31703|
Imperial Overseas Education Consultants, which started out as a single office out of Mumbai in 2012, has grown over the last few years. Now, they are one of the top study abroad consultants in Mumbai. They provide services in counseling, test prep, university selection and admission, visa, and loan process.
Students from Imperial can fly to several countries for higher education, including the UK, Australia, Germany, Canada, Singapore, and more. You can look at their student testimonials to find out what kinds of programs they cover in universities across all of these countries. Once you’re sure that your interests are in line with what they offer, you can go to their Santacruz, Borivali, or Thane office, and start your study abroad process.
Karan Gupta Consulting is said to be a top overseas consultancy in Mumbai. The organization provides guidance through aptitude testing, career counseling, test prep, university shortlisting and application, financial aid consulting, and visa counseling.
Dr. Karan Gupta, who himself has studied abroad, conducts frequent seminars on international education. He and his company have sent students to several destinations, including the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, Singapore, and more. To get in touch, you can call them, drop an email, or fill a contact form on their website. Be sure to ask for their pricing packages before you book your first appointment.
Collegepond, and I’m quoting their website, is “an online/offline career counseling, test prep, and admissions counseling outfit.” They mostly help students pursue MS and MBA programs in the US, Canada, Germany, Ireland, and Australia, among others.
Apart from a complimentary in-person counseling session, they also help students prepare for exams like TOEFL, IELTS, GRE, and GMAT. Moreover, they help students get financial aid and help them through the visa application process. Collegepond has three offices in Mumbai – in Vile Parle, Thane, and Matunga. You will have to pick the closest one where you can occasionally go for your counseling sessions.
So, which one do I pick?
Before you choose from this list of study abroad consultants in Mumbai, I have only two suggestions to make-
Firstly, explore which consultancy provides all the services you need and that the one you pick has a good response time. Make sure they’re worth the amount you’re paying them to do the job.
Secondly, look at what their previous and current students are saying. They will be able to give you a fair idea about the consultancy they went to. But see to it that you ask enough students rather than just one or two. It will help you stay unbiased.
If you decide that you want your study abroad process to be hassle-free, perfect, and with complete online support, make sure you contact iSchoolConnect! You can also email us at email@example.com or reach out to us via our multiple social media handles(@iSchoolConnect).
If you have any more questions, feel free to drop a comment below, and I will get back to you. Until then, Ciao!