Month: April 2019

How to get a great score on the ACT

There is a lot of information available on how to get the highest score possible on the ACT, but in reality, the information can sometimes be inaccurate. There are claims that the test in March is easier than any other ACT test during the year and that the SAT is easier than the ACT. However,[…]

Are you ready to take the SAT?

Choosing to go to university abroad is a huge step for a young adult. A great deal goes into applying for university in your home country, let alone a completely foreign system. Many UK students dream of studying in the US, but there is a lot of work that goes into the process before getting[…]

Portfolio and Creative Supplements

Often times, students applying for creative programmes in areas such as music, visual arts, film, dance or drama are required to submit supplementary materials that demonstrate their talents. These can be particularly daunting and time consuming! Utilising the summer months to create material for these portfolios can be really helpful and ensures that you are[…]

Summer CV Development

US universities employ a holistic review process when evaluating applicants. This means that each part of your multi-layered application is important to the admissions committee, including your CV! For students of all ages, summer is an excellent opportunity to explore interests and engage in activities you are passionate about — US universities are particularly curious[…]

Personal Statement

Crafting strong personal statements for US universities is time consuming. First you have to get used to the format — the prompts and style of writing are very different than anything a student will have written in their academic career. Then you need to ensure that admissions counsellors will learn something about you through the[…]

Are you dreaming of studying at a US university?

The idea of studying at a US university can be both exciting and daunting. Many students do not realise the difficulties associated with applying to international schools, especially schools in the US. Students applying for university in the US are required to write a personal essay, submit their grades, have outstanding extracurricular activities, as well[…]

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