Placement Service

Overview

In our placement service, you will be assigned a personal counselor who guides you through application process in every step of the way. Each step is listed under program description below.

In addition to application process, placement program include the following matters:

- Application status check
- Visa and immigration advise
- Enrollment and housing deposit and application
- Transportation and airport pickup arrangement
- Other necessary arrangement until your semester begins successfully

Type of placement program

1. Undergraduate Application (Freshman & Transfer)
2. Graduate Application
3. Boarding School (High School) Application
4. Scholarship Guarantee Program

Added Options

To add any of the following options, pre-screening of your academic credentials and profile is required.

1. Top School Guarantee Option
2. Scholarship Guarantee Option

Sakae Method: Training & Skill Development Features

The purpose of our placement service is NOT doing everything for you, but to guide you in proceeding each task of application process so that you will have necessary skills and knowledge about the US college system and fully prepared for college education.

According to National Center for Education Statistics, more than half of bachelor’s degree-seeking freshman spend 6 years or more to complete a 4-year degree program. This data indicates things often do not go as planned in US colleges due to its flexibility along with complexity. More than 85% of SISA group students complete degree programs in scheduled timeframe or less, meaning saving significant amount of money at the same time.

Undergraduate Application (Freshman & Transfer)

Basic Package

- College selection
- Major/Minor & Curriculum research
- Application review
- Essay advising
- Document translation
- Interview arrangement
- Interview training as part of application

Fee

- Basic Package: $3,500.00
- Fee includes applications up to 5 schools
- Fee excludes application fees, if any, charged by applying school(s) along with application (Normally $20 - $100 per school)

Additional Service

- Tutoring service For TOEFL(r) (see Academic Prep Service under "Services")
- Course description translation (to transfer college credits from foreign colleges, $10 per course)
- Scholarship Guarantee Option (see details below)

Graduate School Application

Basic Package

- Graduate program selection
- Curriculum research & Advisor interview
- Application review
- Essay & Resume advising
- Document translation
- Interview arrangement
- Interview training as part of application

Fee

- Basic Package: $4,500.00
- Fee includes application to up to five (5) graduate programs
- For 6th and more programs: $300.00 per program
- Fee excludes application fees charged by applying school(s) along with application (Normally $50.00 - $150.00 per school)

Additional Service

- Tutoring service For TOEFL(r) (see Academic Prep Service under "Services")
- Paper Writing: Academic Research Paper (see Academic Prep Service under "Services")

Boarding School Application (High School Applicant)

Basic Package

- School selection
- Application review
- Essay advising
- Document translation
- Apply up to eight (8) schools
- Interview arrangement
- Interview training as part of application

Fee

- Basic Package: $5,500.00
- Fee excludes application fee charged by school(s) along with application (Normally $20 - $100 per school)

Additional Service

- Test taking administration for SLEP
- Campus tour arrangement for in-person interview (additional costs)

Scholarship Guaranteed Program

Overview

- For students with limited budget, we recommend partner schools with scholarship opportunities and tuition discount (choose from two schools below). Tuition plus Room & Board totals around $20,000 or less.
Partner schools: Emporia State University, Washburn University, and other state universities in ND, MN, and FL.
- Other than partner schools, we have experience in negotiating scholarship amount based on student’s grade, English proficiency, athletic potential or unique contribution he or she can make to target schools.
- To apply for this option, pre-screening is required. (Minimum requirement: GPA above 2.5, TOEFL iBT® 61 and above)

Note

- Depending on student and schools to apply, scholarship award amount varies. Usually students in our scholarship guarantee program achieve 30~50% of tuition discount, qualify for in-state tuition rate, or keep annual cost approximately under $20,000 including room and board.
- Qualified scholarship is generally renewable as long as you achieve the minimum academic performance annually (usually GPA 2.5 to 3.0).
- For example, if you receive $3000 annual scholarship and renew for 4 years, you are eligible for up to $12,000 total scholarship award.
- For more details, consult with your counselor.