The blog about international education, agencies, and more.

Top 10 countries for Australian international education 2018

Posted by Raphael Arias on Jun 7, 2018 10:40:59 PM

When I used to work in a big international multi-billion dollar bank. They always tried to be where the growth and wealth are.Markets that are growing have a lot of opportunities and is cheaper to be in.

But we are in international education, we are a small education agency. Does it really matter? Hell yes!

The math is simple: how much effort (and money) takes to get a new customer minus how much we get as revenue. If you spent less than you got as commission, you have a self sustaining agency.

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Topics: education agencies, students

Using coaching GROW technique to help your student and sell

Posted by Raphael Arias on Jun 6, 2018 2:51:48 PM

A lot of the times, your job as an education agent is not just to present courses, cities and institutions. But to help the student to discover what they really want to do.

The GROW Model is the most common coaching framework used by executive coaches. What should you care, you ask?

Well, most students are young, full of energy with no life experience and a lot of expectations. You need to manage all of these things, guide the student through a small process of self-discovery and then offer the best course, in the best institution (in the eyes of the student) in the best city.

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Topics: education agencies, students, international student

The 5 types of students in the international education

Posted by Raphael Arias on Jun 6, 2018 2:47:37 PM

Many education agents are formed from ex-international-students or hire many international students. The experience as a student is a great facilitator, but if you want to become the best-in-class, to sell more, make the students happier and grow your business, that’s not enough.

Everything starts with getting to know to whom you’re selling to.

Know to whom you are selling: their dreams, goals, financial capacity, parent pressure and you will be able to sell more. Classify in one of these 5 categories to make this process easier and faster.
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Topics: international student, expat, students, education agencies, studying abroad