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Studying in the US

Easier than ever to get into law school?

A recent Wall Street Journal article (http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424127887323320404578213223967518096) suggested that every year ...


Top US colleges abandon major entry requirements

For years, those thinking of going to college in the US have been required to take either the SAT or the ACT. The range of college available ...


A US college student's perspective

So you want to go to college in the United States? Great, it's an admirable goal.
But there's so much advice around on the subject whose opinion should you trust?...


No such thing as a bad major

A recent study by H&R Block into the relationship between college majors and earning potential has caused a stir on educational websites around the world. The project, which examined college majors, starter jobs, locations and industries, suggested that...


America's best summer camps

School is almost over for the year but often you want to make sure that your children are doing something useful outside of term time. Many parents will consider sending their child overseas for a summer camp. These can be...


Most desirable majors

Recently we featured an article on the university subjects that rendered students more employable - particularly those like engineering, medicine and veterinary sciences which train students for a specific career...


Why grades aren't the only way in

Having set your sights on college in the United States, a prospective student might be understandably concerned about their grades. It's true; US colleges can be fiercely competitive, particularly Ivy League or Top 10 schools...


Steps to make essay writing easier

This week we will be considering what makes a successful college application essay for the United States. What follows are some easy steps that should assist candidates with the writing process...


Be realistic about your chances

This week we will be considering the role of standardized tests and resumes when applying to colleges in America, and the cost involved.
For an international student, fees for each application will...


Acing the US application process

Last week we began looking at receiving your college education in the US. This week we cover some of the basics of the admissions process.
There are over 2,600 four-year nonprofit undergraduate...


Receiving your college education in the US

Receiving your college education in the United States can be very different than at Hong Kong, UK or Australian universities.
In this series of articles we will address some of the differences of the US university system...

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