I have received an admission letter from HTW Berlin University. I plan on applying for a visa very soon. I have 16 backlogs, which were mostly in the first year. However, I was able to do exceptionally during my final year. I am going for a paid course and have six years of work experience. My master's program is closely related to my current profession, and I have completed A2 level at the Goethe Institute. I am really worried about my backlogs. Will it affect my chances of securing a visa?

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It's very good you were able to pick yourself up after the first year and do well in the subsequent years. What caused you to do poorly in the first year? This is the most crucial question that you should be prepared to answer to the visa officer. If the reason for your poor performance in the first year is not strong enough, the visa officer might wonder if the same reason could also cause you to do poorly in your master's program if you are issued a student visa to study in Germany.

So be prepared to give a very convincing explanation to the visa officer on why you did poorly in your first year and remove all doubts from his or her mind that it won't happen again. Wish you all the best.

Updated on May 24, 2018

Original Article:

6 Major Reasons for Rejection of German Student Visa
By C Amoabeng

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