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Seven Ways US College Admissions Differs for International Students

Posted by 6.27.18

Being an international student can make an already difficult process even more daunting. This article was based on unexpected sources of stress that cropped up for my former students during their application processes.  It was supported by further research into top US universities and their specific international procedures. First of all, who qualifies as an […]

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Spend Your Summer Meaningfully

Posted by 6.25.18

Note: Scroll down to the numbered items if you want to just get to the ways in which you can spend your summer. I was thirteen years old and the end of Form 2 (Grade 7) was quicklyapproaching. My seventeen-year-old sister came home bursting with excitement.  She and her friends were going to start a […]

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If you just got accepted to a school in the US this article is for you

Posted by 4.30.18

In this I will be sharing with you all the unexpected stresses of getting accepted to a university away. It was a Friday afternoon. I was supposed to be on a Monday flight out of the country for a family wedding when I suddenly realised that I had given my passport to the US Embassy […]

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If you can’t afford a US education, this article is for you.

Posted by 4.22.18

Backstory My name is Joseph. I am a 19 year old, male, Trinidadian who, like many of you reading this, could not afford a US education. The day before I entered Lower 6 at Fatima, College I knew that I wanted to study away; because of this, I worked relentlessly for my two years in […]

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You Got In! Now What?

Posted by 4.7.18

There is a variety of feelings that candidates may experience after they receive their final college responses: pride, excitement, anticipation, disappointment, numbness.  But in the following week, one feeling dominates in particular: relief that the process is finally over.  In the few weeks after that, however, there is a sneaking realization that more decisions need […]

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Posted by 3.28.18

To Ivy League applicants – today is the day…

Posted by 3.28.18

    Today is Ivy Day – a day that top US high school seniors have fearfully anticipated for almost four years. For most international college applicants, on the other hand, it is a completely unfamiliar or very recent source of anxiety.  The Wikipedia entry says something about the ceremonial placement of an ivy stone, […]

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