UGO – Counselor Resources – Application Checklist

You can assist students with applying to any of our over 600 ELS Partner Universities simply by completing the ELS University online application.

We will help you councel your students through the admission process and will provide pre-advising and screening services for your students. Being accepted by the right university ensures your students’ academic success and personal growth and development throughout their university career.

In English, complete all items on the application form and the financial statement.

In English, sign the application and financial statement forms where indicated. If you are under 21 years of age, your parent or guardian must also sign the application in English. All sealed envelopes must be labeled in English: identify the student, contents, and issuer’s name.

Include the following with the ELS University Admissions online application:

Current, official, certified bank statement issued within the last 6 months with bearer’s name in English and balance in US currency.
Account Name:

If the bearer is not the student, bearer must submit an Affidavit of Support.

One official set of original, certified transcripts per University to which the student is applying, translated into English and sealed by the issuing institution. sealed transcript(s) enclosed.

Additional set of official, certified transcripts if applying for transfer credits, translated into English and sealed by the issuing institution. additional sealed transcript(s) enclosed.

One unsealed copy of all transcripts is required for UAS processing. NOTE: If student’s GPA does not meet university minimum, standardized test scores may be required at the time of application. If not available, more suitable universities may be suggested.

Statement of Purpose/Essay, OR Resume: For graduate applications only

Official standardized test scores or proof of English proficiency, if applicable:

Letter(s) of Recommendation enclosed, if applicable–signed, sealed, and labeled in English with student’s name and recommender’s name

Copy of passport picture page

One passport-size photograph per University. enclosed.

Additional documents as necessary (e.g. portfolio):

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