赴美留學流程圖

◎準備出國留學的時間大約需要十五個月,整個申請過程可以分為四個階段:

一、資料收集  二、準備留學考試  三、辦理申請手續  四、行前準備。
EX : 以申請二○○六年秋季班的學生為例,其申請程序及時間可以下圖為參考:

                          

      二○○五年六至七月                 收集留學資料                •瀏覽各種留學的相關資料,並評估本身條件。
〈約開學前十四到十五個月〉                                               •以理想科系預先擬定人生規劃及方向,建立
                                                                                                                                        未來學業完成後的初步概念。

                                                                                                   •應多參加美國代表來臺舉行之座談會。
       二○○五年八至十月                  參加留學考試              •確定留學意願後,與學生顧問、師長、親友或
〈約開學前十一到十三個月〉                                                  曾留學美國者討論
                                                                                                   •考慮本身之經濟能力,收集獎助學金資訊。
     二○○五年十一月至                 索取申請表格                 •查詢留學考試項目及報考日期。
     二○○六年三月                        〈寄RAM FORM〉                    •儘早參加各項留學考試,最好在二○○五年十
   〈約開學前十到六個月〉                                                       月前完成所需的考試項目。
                                                                                                   •英文名字的拼音請按照外交部頒布的拼音法。
                                       申請入學許可            申請獎助學金
                                                                                                   •瞭解欲攻讀科系的學業內容及所須具備的基本
  二○○六年四月至八月                                                            技能,在校生可在畢業前多選修相關課程。     
〈約開學前一到五個月〉               收到入學許可                •於網站上下載或寫信向學校索取入學申請表,或
                                                         及獲獎學金通知                 以RAM FORM代替信件,如欲申請獎助學金可同
                                                                                                      時索取表格。
                                                                                                    •擬定讀書計畫及自傳草稿。               
                                                          決定就讀學校與              •請適當人選寫推薦信。
                                                      通知不去就讀之學校          •在申請截止日前依各校要求將各項文件如自傳、
                                                                                                       讀書計畫、財力證明、推薦信等寄到學校。如申
                                                                                                       請獎學金將文件一併寄出。
                                                                                                    •請美國ETS將各項考試成績寄至欲申請的學校。

                                                                 訂機位                       •如有想去而未得到通知的學校,去信詢問是否收
                                                                                                       到申請文件。
                                                                                                    •注意入學許可〈I-20〉或交換學者文件〈IAP-66〉

                                                參加留學生講習與新生座談會   上有無錯誤,如有誤則儘速寄回,請學校重發。
                                                                                                                                      •詢問學校住宿資訊。

                                                                                                     •如已收到若干學校的I-20,經詳細考慮後決定就
                                                                                                        讀的學校,並寫信回覆。對於不去的學校寫信說

                                                       申請護照及辦理簽證             明,並致謝意。
                                                                                                     •與中國同學會聯絡,如無宿舍或是需要接機可以
                                                                                                         請其支援。

                                                            買機票、結匯                  •訂機位,安排行程。

                                                                                                     •辦理留學〈F-1或J-1〉簽證。

                                                                                                     •暑假期間請留意辦理留學簽證的時段有無變更。

                                                                                                     •買機票、結匯。出國前三天確定機位。

◎本資料由學術交流基金會提供

冠智更新於2005.01.02