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Amanda San Román

Applying for an Undergraduate Degree at US, UK and Canadian Universities — What’s the difference?

March 20, 2018, Posted In International Students
Amanda

If you’re applying to universities in more than one world region, learning how each system works is important. Where to start? Find a basic overview of the landscape and application process in three regions — the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada — below. The Landscape United States There are more than 3,000 4-year … Continue reading Applying for an Undergraduate Degree at US, UK and Canadian Universities — What’s the difference?

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How to make the most out of your overnight college visits

November 16, 2017, Posted In College Visits
Amanda

As senior year continues and applications are submitted, it’s important to still visit colleges on your list. While many students will have already participated in tours and information sessions, there are additional inroads for getting an authentic view of campus life. During the fall or spring, students should explore an overnight stay with a current … Continue reading How to make the most out of your overnight college visits

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Answering the University of California’s Personal Insight Questions for 2017

August 8, 2017, Posted In Supplemental essays
Amanda

You will have 8 questions to choose from. You must respond to only 4 of the 8 questions. Each response is limited to a maximum of 350 words. Which questions you choose to answer is entirely up to you: But you should select questions that are most relevant to your experience and that best reflect … Continue reading Answering the University of California’s Personal Insight Questions for 2017

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