Going abroad in the fall. This program is suitable for students who plan to go abroad to study immediately after the college entrance examination. The application method is to choose an American university that accepts the results of the Chinese college entrance examination, or a school that can apply through the US university internal test scores, or a school that has undergraduate double admission, international freshman, and bridge courses. Such as: 78 Baylor University, 80 State University of New York at Stony Brook, 80 American University, 96 University of Vermont, etc. (the number in front of the university name is U.S.News2019 US Comprehensive University Ranking). The advantage of this kind of scheme is that the application for admission is short, and the high school graduates into the American university in the fall of the year, without delay, no gap year.
Next spring. This program is suitable for students with solid English skills and strong execution skills. Students who choose this program need to complete the TOEFL test in June and July. If you want to hit the top 60 schools, you should take the ACT test in September or take the SAT test in October and only have this opportunity to score points. American universities applying for open spring undergraduate freshmen will apply on November 1st of that year. The advantage of this program is that students can only enroll in American universities in more than half a year. If the scores are good, they can also attack famous universities. The outstanding students who apply in spring can be admitted to more than 50 American universities. However, this kind of scheme is tight, and there is no buffer time after the college entrance examination. Students’ learning and application pressure will be relatively large.
Next fall. This kind of program is suitable for students who are interested in American universities, have solid English proficiency, and don’t care about time costs. Students who choose this option can have more time to prepare for the exam and apply, take the TOEFL+SAT or TOEFL+ACT exam, and have the opportunity to score higher scores and apply to higher ranked US universities. Want to impact the top 50 schools in the United States, the standardization requirements are not low, the application paperwork is also relatively large, the GPA and extracurricular activities in the high school stage should also be relatively good, the overall requirements are still relatively high.
Pay attention to legal status issues after graduation. The green card is what everyone wants, but the green card schedule (also known as 绿卡排期) is very long, so many people choose to apply for the US h1b visa (also known as 美国h1b签证) first. This year’s application has ended, the rejection rate continues to rise, and the 2020 h1b application (also known as 2020 h1b申请) is not optimistic. Even if you are doing h1b job hopping (also known as h1b跳槽), be careful of the h1b transfer process (also known as h1b transfer流程), otherwise it is likely to be rejected. If you are not sure, you can seek the help of a professional lawyer. There are a lot of lawyers in the Bay Area h1b (also known as 湾区h1b律师), and you need to be cautious when choosing.