Frequently Asked Questions

Across The Horizon is a full service, Nigeria, Canada, and US-based educational consultancy helping those seeking to study abroad with the process of finding a suitable school and completing admission, immigration, and visa paperwork. Our services are designed to help qualified candidates find opportunities that align with their long-term career, income, and educational goals. Click here to learn more.
We currently serve clients and potential clients online and from our office in Nigeria at 3rd Floor Danax Plaza, Adamasingba Mokola Ibadan, Oyo State | 0809-555-0155 and from our USA office at 460 W 50 N 4th Floor, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 | +1-801-701-7222. You can also email us at contact@acrossthehorizon.net or via WhatsApp by clicking here.
To better serve you, we require that potential study abroad candidates complete an initial consultation with our USA and Nigeria based study abroad experts. Click here to get started.
Most study abroad process takes about 3-5 months although you may have a slightly different experience depending on your circumstances.
We help African students find opportunities to study abroad on scholarships, student loans, and fully funded programs. Your educational qualifications, test scores, work experience, talents, skills, and other individual circumstances will determine what type of funding, if any, we can help you find.
Most schools require at least five C5’s in WAEC/GCE but you stand a better chance at getting admitted and getting funding if you have better grades. But don’t worry, our admissions experts will make sure to match you with the best program and school base on your grades as to maximize your chances for success.
A second class lower/third class degree classification will not automatically disqualify you from studying abroad but may limit your chances of getting into highly competitive programs and school. It may also limit your chances of getting funding for school, but don’t worry, our admissions experts will make sure to match you with the best program and school based on your grades as to maximize your chances for success.
There’s no blanket answer to this question as each situation will determine what types of tests they’ll be needing. Our experts will let you know if and what tests you’ll be needing after reviewing your completed consultation form.

Will a second class lower/third class undergraduate degree disqualify me for a graduate degree abroad?

A second class lower/third class degree classification will not automatically disqualify you from studying abroad but may limit your chances of getting into highly competitive programs and schools. It may also limit your chances of getting funding, but don’t worry, our experts will make sure to match you with the best programs and schools based on your grades to maximize your chances for success.

International students who have been issued an Initial Form I-20 are required to pay the I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Fee before being issued a visa and only needed to be paid by those studying abroad in the USA
A sponsor is anyone that can provide the financial assistance you need to complete your studies abroad. While you can choose to sponsor yourself, usually a family member, friend or other acquaintance with the desire and financial means provides the necessary documentation for sponsorship. You are responsible for finding your sponsor and working together to determine how much they will assist. By law, all United Schools are required to have a sponsor on file for all international students.
Most schools are accepting applications for the upcoming school year beginning in August/September 2020 and January 2021. Interested students are encouraged to start the application process as soon as possible for a guaranteed admission and funding opportunities.
Yes, international students may gain employment and work while studying abroad as long as they have work authorization and follow guidelines from the relevant authorities.
While this is not required by most countries/institutions, we recommend that students pay some money towards their school expenses before their visa interview as long as the expenses are refundable should an unforeseen circumstance arise.
No. Your spouse and kids can accompany you to study abroad as long as you include them in the application process.
This will vary based on your program, school, and country of choice.
This will vary based on your program, school, and country of choice.
Banks statements are one of the easiest ways to show proof of funding and sponsorship in addition to completing any required forms required by your school.
Most international students must apply for a student visa to Study Abroad. Your school should provide you with supporting documents, in addition to supporting documents provided by you and your sponsors, needed to prove your eligibility for a student visa. Student visas are issued and denied at the sole discretion of the consular for any or no reason at all. Although we can’t guarantee a specific outcome from the visa application process, you must have experts like us handle your admission and visa applications to decrease your chances of a visa denial.
It happens occasionally and we’ll be happy to look into why you must have been denied a student visa, fix the issue, reapply, and help you prepare adequately for the visa interview.
This price varies based on factors like school, country, degree, marital status, and so on. We will let you know how much based on your circumstances after we may have finished reviewing your initial consultation form.