Time management is a critical skill when applying to study abroad in the US. If you know that you may struggle to keep on top of the multiple overlapping assignments with strict deadlines, it is important to identify this problem early on and seek out the help you will need.

To make things easier, see below for an outline of the chronology of a typical application to study abroad at a US university. Please note that this information is a helpful template of what an average application may involve, based on the academic year 2016 – 2017, and cannot be taken as an exhaustive list of every possible iteration of application requirements.