If you’re an international student interested in studying at a US college, you should think about earning an online degree. This option can take out the stress of traveling abroad while still enabling you to get a degree from a US school.
This post was written by Lucas Fink, resident SAT expert at Magoosh, a leader in SAT Prep. If we’re going to talk about the hardest section of the SAT, we should first address a bigger question: how hard is the SAT in general? It’s not exactly easy. For every 10,000 students, only about 3 get […]
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Business is a popular major, and there are plenty of reasons for that. But is majoring in business the right move for you? Before you declare your major, check out the pros and cons of getting a bachelor’s degree in business.
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Considering current technology and the fact that phones aren’t just phones anymore, it’s almost amazing that note taking is still often done by hand.
If you’ve ever had a fast-talking professor or a professor with a heavy accent, you may see why recording college lectures could be useful. Here are a few of the pros and cons that come with sitting back in lecture and letting technology do the work for you.
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As you embark on the process of writing a dissertation, you should give some thought to the possible need for academic translation. Whether you are an international student or have lived in the US all your life, you might have a need for this service.
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Writing an honors thesis is hard enough without having to worry about translating the sources you use. Here are a few reasons why you should opt for human, professional translation as opposed to free online translation sites.
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Tackling the SAT and all of its individual parts can be a little bit daunting. However, our friends at Magoosh have provided us with a few reasons as to why you may not need to sweat the small stuff on the SAT essay portion as much as you may think.
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Where you go to college and what you do once you get there are two heavily emphasized topics that follow us throughout our young lives. But what happens after all is said and done?
Here are a few life changes that come with graduating from college, and some ways to cope with them.
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Students dream of dominating the SAT, but what does that really mean? I’ll tell you:
dominate (v) – have a commanding influence on; exercise control over.
If you want to have a commanding influence on the SAT, and more specifically, on your success, there are certain steps you need to take. To exercise control over yourself and the test, here are three steps to follow.
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Are you thinking of heading abroad to study or for a permanent move? There might be more in store for you than just dealing with culture shock!
There are a lot of steps involved in the process of moving your life to a new country and culture, but translation of academic documents isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind.
However, a language barrier could stand in your way if you’re looking to register at a local school or university.
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Whether you’re studying abroad as part of a program at your home institution or you’re seeking to become a resident abroad, you’re most likely concerned about meeting various deadlines for visas, recommendations and applications. An important part of your application will almost certainly be a translation of your transcripts and diplomas, which you must obtain and submit by the deadline.
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You’re all set. You borrowed a dog-eared copy of some SAT book from your friend. You got the entire weekend to study before the test. You’ll do every question you can get your hands on. And you’ll cram the night before the test.
What could go wrong?
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If you’re struggling with your classes as an international student in the US, you’re not alone. In fact, most college students — whether international or lifelong US citizens — run into academic issues at some point.
Luckily, there are resources available to help, as well as steps you can take to make college a little easier.
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College email etiquette may seem like a silly topic, but it is important to know how to best address your professors.
Email has become a common medium for contacting college professors, but unfortunately, knowledge of the proper etiquette is not so common. Even students who are aware of the rules do not always play by them, often because they are in a hurry or they don’t think it’s necessary.
If you have any doubts about your email prowess, take these etiquette tips into consideration before you send your college professor a note online.
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The US college grading system can be hard to understand for any new freshman, especially those from another country.
If you are new to the academic system used in US colleges, click below to find out what US grades mean.
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