Choosing your career isn’t easy, especially when you’re looking at an educational program for career progression in a new country. It’s an investment, so you want to ensure you select what’s right for you. There are many factors to consider from courses, to the school, its location and cost. You’re likely to spend hours on Google’s search bar wondering what to do, where to go and if your chosen school will be a good fit.
No one can really give you the right answer, however it’s possible to narrow your options and reduce the overwhelming feeling you may experience throughout your search. Though it may not seem like it, this is a very exciting part of your student life. You’re about to embark on a completely new journey and perhaps open the door to a career you’ll be in for the next while.
To help make your decision a little easier, we’ve put together preliminary steps along with a step-by-step guide!
- Clearly establish your interests
- Check your eligibility
- Try to find your desired program in a local school
- Revisit and work on your social/professional profiles
- Reach out to local community organizations that can help you with networking to identify potential mentors and coaches