Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Are students guaranteed to get successfully placed?
A: Yes. We guarantee at least one successful placement minimum or your money back. Our company will only accept students we feel have a high probability of successful placement.
Q: My student’s English level is very low. Can they come to America for study?
A: Yes. PLW has relationships with many schools across the country which take students at a very beginning English level. We would most likely place your student into a school with a special ELD/ESL curriculum.
Q: Will you consult for the US visa application including the I-20 invitation letter and F-1 Student Visa?
A: Yes. Part of our service is ensuring that both the I-20 invitation letter and F-1 Student Visa are correctly issued. We also help prepare you for the US Embassy interview.
Q: What cities in the United States do you place students to?
A: We cover Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York as the main three cities. Secondary cities include Chicago, Houston, Seattle and Atlanta
Q: How do you select the home stay sponsor families?
A: PLW interviews many prospective families who want to be a sponsor family. Full background checks are performed and preference is given to those families with experience and a proven track record. PLW also works directly with each school which many already perform their own pre-screening of families.
Q: What is the cost of schooling vs. boarding?
A: School tuition ranges from as little as $8,000 USD/year to as high as $50,000/year which are boarding schools that include housing and meals where students live on campus. Home stay students can expect to pay anywhere from $1800 – $2500 each month for housing and meals. All prices vary depending on the school, family and location in the United States.