Where To Study In China - Choosing Your Desired University, Choosing A City And A Course

Where To Study


The college search process can be very overwhelming and scary for any high school graduate. This could be due to so many reasons, of which the ever increasing number of colleges in China is definitely one of them. There are so many top schools and universities in China, and many of them offer similar programs and are also highly ranked. For this reason alone it can be very difficult to make a definite decision on where to study at.


In some of our previous articles we have extensively talked about the criteria that most people take into consideration when choosing where to study. Most students' first search for their desired courses and are directed to the universities and colleges that offer them. Others have a specific city, province or university in which they want to study.

 

There are certain academic preferences that some people will consider before choosing where to study and we have shortlisted the most popular ones;


  • What are your academic weaknesses and strengths?

  • Do you prefer studying in small groups or in large lecture halls?

  • What was your favorite subject in high school?

  • How do you manage struggles and pressure academically?

  • Do you have any disabilities or concerns that might impact your studies?


Here are some other non-academic questions that some students ask when deciding where to study as well;


  • Are you more of an Introvert or an extrovert?

  • Do you prefer a quiet, natural settings or an exciting city that is very popular?

  • Are you ready to study far from the capital or closer to the major cities?

  • Would you consider the cost of living in that city or town?

  • Are you more of a sports person or not?


Some students' also search for their desired courses and are directed to the universities and colleges that offer them. Others have a specific city, province or university in which they want to study. Whichever criteria you use to make the choice is excellent but you could always take into consideration these as well:


  1. Application deadlines and entry requirements of the various courses and universities.

  2. The fees structure of various courses and universities.

  3. Students’ financial status.

  4. Cities in China are categorized as follows: HOT cities, Provincial cities and Secondary cities.

  5. Climate status.




For more information on where to study, check our city guide.


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