Congratulations! If you received at least two out of five offers from your UK university choices, you now have a decision to make. UCAS will provide all the instructions about choosing a Firm and Insurance choice university if you applied with predicted grades (important advice: your Insurance university should always have lower grade requirements than the Firm, just in case you miss your predicted grades!)Read More
So you've decided to apply to overseas universities? You are probably already aware of students (maybe some of your friends) using an education consultant to help them with the entire process. But do you know what exactly transpires in these consulting sessions?Read More
As admission into elite colleges becomes more and more competitive, we see a new norm: families turning to professional consultants for assistance with the application process.
In Singapore, few public schools have full time counselors to help students conquer their applications to colleges overseas. However, even in the schools that do have counselors, many simply don’t have the time or bandwidth to cater to the needs of each and every student individually - leaving many students to feel clueless and alone.Read More
Given the ever-changing nature of today’s workforce, coupled with the impact of technology and artificial intelligence, the importance of “soft-skills”, ranging from effective communication to taking risks, is slowly proving to triumph the traditional, “hard-skills” we once relied on!
We spoke with experts in various industries, from Google to A-Star Research, to better understand what they felt helped them get to their current positions - skills all students, today, should possess!Read More
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Regardless of political leanings, the election of US President Donald Trump has concerned some observers that the country is becoming less viable as a higher education option for foreign students. In the current media climate of 24/7 coverage, it can be difficult to discern the facts behind the headlines and figure out what really matters. In this article, we will cut through some of that noise and relieve a few anxieties about whether a Trump Administration could impact your US college application. Let’s start with a brief overview of the US international student population by the numbers.Read More
If you’re one of the lucky ones who has finished with school AND received an offer from your dream school (perhaps at ED/EA), then you have a lot of time before you head to college. Here are some constructive things you can do during your break:
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?
As the college application season begins to heat up, it is always important to keep a couple things in mind when narrowing down your dream US school list:Read More