Tips to become a successful international student agent

Friday, Oct 28

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Being a student agent is challenging, and if you are dealing with the ones leaving for studies abroad, the job becomes even more testing. Here, you need to arrange everything to the tee to ensure that your clients have a hassle-free experience.

So, as an international student agent, you need a partner who will assist you every step of the way. They will empower you with the right resources to help you build a successful business and attain the success you crave for.

This is where KC Overseas can be your ideal associate. Being involved as a partner will help you leverage our state-of-the-art infrastructure to ease your work.

 

Tips to become a successful student agent 

To become successful in this business, you need to keep a few pointers in mind. 

  • Building your online presence

In this era of the internet, online presence is a ‘make or break factor’ for many businesses. So, if you are starting your journey now, you first need to build a website, followed by a social media presence. Platforms like Instagram, Facebook and YouTube help to attract students to your business and convert them into clients. This will help to grow your overseas education business faster.

  • Offering multiple University, Course & Country options to students

Another easy way to become a successful overseas student agent is by building relationships with educational institutes. If you can get attached to renowned colleges and universities across the world, it will certainly add value to your portfolio as an education agent. 

You can get it done as an individual, but that will take a lot of time and effort. However, if you are connected with a renowned organisation like KC Overseas, with a network of more than 700 universities across 29 countries, it will definitely make your work easy.

Since students want options and a hassle-free admission process, our contact network database will come in handy in such cases. Moreover, since you will be able to provide a comparatively quicker service, it will help you to scale up.

  • Maintaining a strong rapport with Students

Since students are the backbone of this industry, you should be skilled at building a good rapport with them. Communicate constantly to resolve their doubts during the application process. Guide them and provide them all the assistance they require, especially in financial matters, including payments, forex, insurance etc.

Doing this will help you in building good relationships with your clientele. Recurring customers are rare in this field. So if you treat your customers well, they will refer others to you and so on. This will subsequently add to your clientele.

  • Staying updated with the changes in the education industry 

The international education industry is very dynamic in nature. Be it the change in government policies, immigration regulations, course updates, scholarship criteria, application dates, etc., you need to be aware of all of them to guide students better.

With an established partner like us by your side, accessing these details becomes easier and helps you to  flourish in  your business. With KC as your partner you can attend weekly webinars from KC’s country experts as well as University Delegates and access a wide repository of learning resources from KC’s  course finder platform. 

  • Using technology in order to stay efficient and organised 

When you look at the some of the fastest growing EdTech companies in India, KC Overseas is one such organisation pioneering technologies that make a tangible difference in the field of overseas education. 

Now, as an education agent, you will have to manage students, their parents and different parties involved in the process. On the other hand, you'll need to manage your team's tasks, manage applications, visa processing, invoicing etc. Now, performing these tasks manually is tedious and time-consuming. So, if you have access to a leading study abroad Edtech platform, it will make your life easier.

This is where KC Overseas ‘Course Finder’ platform can be of great help. Through our comprehensive platform, you can check students eligibility for courses, complete the application process,  track the status of the application, make payments to universities and much more.  

 

Parting Thoughts

Hopefully, the tips mentioned above will give you an idea of what needs to be done to attain success as an overseas student recruitment agent.  If you pair up with an international student recruitment organisations like KC Overseas, it will certainly help you grow your venture even further and scale new heights in the Study Abroad Business. 

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