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We all asked ourselves this when we were kids: What should I be when I grow up? When you were finishing high school, the question was all the more urgent as you decided where to go to college. Now, graduation is around the bend and uncertainty is inevitable. A lucky few of you loved your … Continue reading Career Decisions and How to Make Them
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?
What a difference being admitted makes! Your hard work has turned your dream into reality and it’s time to make your final college choice. Many universities offer Admitted Student Days or special visit options for admitted students. Here’s why you should consider taking advantage of them: See Campus with New (Admitted) Eyes How you … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Visiting Campus as an Admitted Student
University in the U.S. is expensive and it can be time-consuming and difficult to find scholarships if you are a non-U.S. citizen (remember, if you are a U.S. permanent resident or a U.S. citizen who lives outside the country, you are eligible for U.S. student scholarships). Scholarship funds for international students are limited and competitive to … Continue reading Scholarships for International Undergraduate Students