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.
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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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The interview is a common part of the college admissions process. If you are nervous about it and want to make a good impression, it’s best to consider some habits to avoid during your upcoming college admissions interview.
Preparing for and applying to college is no joke — especially when it comes to your top choices. Not only do you want to get into college, but you may also hope to get into a college with a good application.
The application process is also no joke when it comes to your wallet. College application fees can easily cost you nearly $100 a pop, so you’ll need to pick and choose carefully.
Here’s a list of 20 highly ranked colleges that also happen to have free applications.
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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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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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If you plan to take the SAT in the next few years, you should be aware of some major changes that will come into effect in spring 2016.
The College Board recently announced that everything from the format of the test to the maximum score would be changing. The SAT redesign is part of an effort to help students in all parts of the world.
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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 are an international student who has applied to US schools, you have probably found that waiting to hear about college admissions decisions can be hard.
That’s why we have some ideas for how to make good use of your time while you await college decisions from US schools.
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Becoming an international student in the US can be a daunting process.
So, you might be relieved to hear that many US colleges are thrilled when international applicants express their interest in attending their school.
Just take these tips into account before you start the college admissions process as an international student.
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According to a US news report, 10 colleges go above and beyond in offering financial aid to international students.
International students are not eligible for US federal aid programs, though some state schools will offer in-state tuition to international students. Usually, though, attending college in the US is a very costly option for international students.
If you don’t like the idea of being judged on your test scores and grade point average alone, holistic admissions should give you some peace of mind about your college application.
That’s because the schools that use a holistic admissions process pay attention to any special interests, rare talents, and even personality traits that you portray in your application, interview and essay.
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The amount of international students in the US has increased 7.2 percent since last year, according to the 2013 Open Doors Report from the Institute of International Education.
New international student enrollment also had a very large jump from the previous year; 250,920 international students enrolled at a US institution for the first time in fall 2012. This is a 9.8 percent increase from the previous year’s enrollment of 228,467.
However, international students are not equally dispersed across the United States.
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