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What is Credential Evaluation and Its Requirement in US Universities

The US is the hub for many world-beating universities. These universities provide high-quality education, with a focus on the practicality of the field. They believe in preparing students dynamically to face the increasing competition and promotes bold and independent thinking.

There are various international students who prefer to study in UK for the undergraduate or post-graduation degrees. For taking admission into UK universities the students firstly, need a credential evaluation of their previous qualification. 

Credential evaluation is the process of comparing the academic and professional degree of one country (the place where the student has completed his secondary education or the undergraduate) to another country (where the student prefers to go for higher studies). In other words, your degree is compared based on your transcript or frequency to check whether it is a US equivalent degree. This is also, needed by the US institutions to understand if the students are qualified for the program they are applying for. 

The Students needs to prepare their credential evaluation through the third-party organization which is fully accredited agency. The documents required for the credential evaluation differs from course to course and university to university. 

Applicants can request an evaluation from a member organization of one of the two national associations of credential evaluation services:

The credential evaluation is not free of cost, the students have to pay for this. The pay for this depends upon the complexity of the case and the quantity of documents provided. The entire time for credential evaluation can take from a few weeks to months. The documents which are to be evaluated should be submitted in the English language only. The students are advised to check all the documents required by the University for the particular Course for which they are applying and collect all the documents which the university has mentioned.

For further information regarding the application process in different universities worldwide and for the visa process, you can contact our expert educational counselor at any branch of Meridean Overseas or can visit our website for the online counseling session. As we provide the best consultancy and support regarding admission in top universities worldwide. For further queries, you can mail to application02@meridean.org or can call at toll-free no. 1800-1230-00011 


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