Timothy Laas-Nesbitt

Timothy graduated with a double major in English Language and Literature and Economics at the University of Virginia (UVa) before completing a master’s degree in economics at the University of Amsterdam. During his studies he focused mostly on 19th century British literature, behavioural economics, development economics, and Islamic banking. He has years of experience tutoring and consulting teenagers from diverse backgrounds, and is also a seasoned editor and translator. After graduating, he worked for the Dutch government before coming to Singapore in early 2014. Timothy enjoys literature, music, and economic policy.
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How to deal with not getting in

Posted by Timothy Laas-Nesbitt on Feb 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

By this time, many applicants to foreign universities will have gotten at least a few results back, possibly from their dream schools. And in an especially competitive application season, many will have received rejections and/or deferrals.

So… now what?

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Topics: US Applications, UK Applications, Best Practices

Applying to US universities? READ THIS!

Posted by Timothy Laas-Nesbitt on Aug 31, 2016 2:42:03 PM

We've put together all the news you NEED TO KNOW, if you're applying to US universities this year.

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Topics: US Applications, Industry Updates

Of Brexit and Bachelors

Posted by Timothy Laas-Nesbitt on Jun 27, 2016 1:14:02 PM

Wow. As a multicultural company with several Europeans among our ranks, we at Cialfo are as shocked as anyone by Britain’s decision to leave the EU. This momentous outcome has already led to the resignation of the prime minister and to widespread instability in financial markets. But what are the broader implications? More specifically, will this impact Asian students looking to study in the UK? Cialfo investigates.

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Topics: UK Applications

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