If you are an international student applying to college in the US and your school doesn’t offer AP courses, you may wonder if self-study for AP exams is worthwhile. To help you decide, start with these questions: What is your goal? There are a range of reasons students choose to self-study for AP exams: To … Continue reading Do international students need to take AP exams?
On the cusp of a new school year, opportunity abounds, as it does anytime we get to start again. Whether you’re headed for high school or college – it’s a time to embrace the freshness of a blank screen that’s yours to fill. So, while you try to hold on to those last moments of … Continue reading Back to school, back to opportunities
You dream of becoming an engineer, but aren’t sure what engineering specializations are available to undergraduates in the US, and how your future career will be shaped by your major choice. The degree options available in undergraduate engineering reflect the specialized skills you’ll gain and the career paths you may take. Large universities typically offer … Continue reading Undergraduate engineering: What are my options?
Starting your college search can seem daunting – like any first step toward an important goal can be. There are so many universities, so many subjects to study, and so many people talking about the complicated college application process. If you’re overwhelmed, try starting with yourself first. Once you pinpoint what you want your university … Continue reading How to begin your college search
Sophomores and juniors in high school have so much to do. You’re reading, writing, problem-solving, creating, collaborating and practicing, all while you’re spending time with friends and family and trying to figure out what you care about most. When you start thinking about applying to college, you may wonder about the role activities play in … Continue reading What are extracurricular activities for?