Posted on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 under Choosing a College, Starting College
If you’re one of the many high school seniors who applied to several colleges and got accepted to most of them, then you have a difficult decision ahead of you: how to choose the college that’s right for you.
But first, congratulations! The daunting application process has paid off, and now you can relax – sort of.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 under Applying to College, Choosing a College, Money
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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Posted on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 under Applying to College, Choosing a College, College Rankings, International Students
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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Posted on Monday, November 18th, 2013 under Applying to College, Choosing a College, International Students, Learning English, Testing
The TOEFL is an exam that tests your ability to speak, write, read and listen to English as a college student.
In fact, TOEFL stands for “Test of English as a Foreign Language.”
Many English-speaking colleges require international students to take this exam before the admissions process, so it is a good idea to find out what kind of scores you are expected to get on the TOEFL.
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Posted on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 under Choosing a College, College Rankings
College language programs are becoming more extensive all over the US. While most liberal arts schools will offer at least a few popular languages, some colleges invest heavily in expanding their language program, reasoning that language skills will prove invaluable to their graduates.
ULS has compiled 10 of the best college language programs out there. Take a look and see if you agree.
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