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College Challo provides you with the comprehensive services you need to have a Successful Academic Experience

Pursuing a degree abroad is one of the biggest decisions in your life. In order to succeed, you need to be able to meet the challenges inside and outside of the classroom. College Challo understands and is here to help you. We are an American organization that provides you comprehensive assistance that allows you to get the most out of your educational experience both personally and professionally.

Housing

Students live together in home environments near the college/university campus. Here students can support each other as they face common challenges.

Food

We provide students the basic food supplies need for the first few months. We also show them the best places to shop as well as help them learn how to cook both Indian and American food at their houses.

English Training

We help you improve your conversational English and academic writing skills so students can effectively communicate with faculty and other students. College Orientation

Local Transportation

Airport pick up when you first arrive Provide transportation for the first few months while you settle in Help you figure out the best means of transporatio

Career Development

We help you develop the skills and network find the best career opportunities once they complete their degree.

US Cultural Exposure

It is important to explore American culture and see the country. We will take students on tours of important historical and commercial sites .

Frequently Asked Questions
  • How is College Challo connected to Merrimack College?
  • Can I just use the services I want and pay less for the program?
  • Isn’t it just cheaper to find accommodations on my own?
  • Why can’t I stay in a room on Merrimack’s campus?
  • How does College Challo help students with food?
  • Safety is a concern for me. How does College Challo help?
  • What kind of accommodations does College Challo provide?
  • How will College Challo help me improve my career opportunities?
  • How will College Challo help improve my academic performance?

How is College Challo connected to Merrimack College?

Merrimack knows it is difficult for a student to quickly adjust to life in the United States. Merrimack coordinates with College Challo to provide support to its Indian students so they are ready for class from day one.

Can I just use the services I want and pay less for the program?

No. College Challo understands students don’t want to pay for things they don’t need. So we design our programs with just the basics needed to achieve success.

Isn’t it just cheaper to find accommodations on my own?

It is possible to find cheaper places to live but when you add up all the costs of the additional services College Challo provides, you can’t find a better deal.

Why can’t I stay in a room on Merrimack’s campus?

Traditionally, graduate students do not stay on university campuses. Merrimack provides housing for undergraduates and does not have enough housing for graduate students.

How does College Challo help students with food?

For the first few months, College Challo will stock kitchens with basic supplies while students settle in and figure out their eating habits. Student will also be shown the best places to shop for both American and Indian food. Basic cooking lessons will be given for those students that are interested in learning.

Safety is a concern for me. How does College Challo help?

Upon arrival students are trained on safety do’s and don’ts. Staff are available to address student concerns. Parents can also call our staff any time in case of emergency.

What kind of accommodations does College Challo provide?

Students live two to a room, in well maintained houses in nice neighborhoods, 10-15 min drive from Merrimack. Each house has a common living room, kitchen and bathrooms. Basic furnishings are provided. Utilities such as Internet, electrical, heating, and cable TV are included.

How will College Challo help me improve my career opportunities?

First impressions count when you interview. In addition to the services Merrimack provides, we help students to improve interpersonal and networking skills. This helps showcase their new knowledge and skills to
potential employees.

How will College Challo help improve my academic performance?

When students first arrive they have to deal with a mountain of details regarding basic living. This can distract them from their focus on academic success . We eliminate all of that by setting the student up from day one providing move-in housing, helping with basic living necessities and providing special orientation sessions on everything from classroom etiquette to personal hygiene.

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