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How to Prepare For UK College Interviews

Interviews are not common practice in the UK university admissions landscape. However, if you are applying for care-giving courses like medicine or social work, or even creative programs, it is quite likely that an interview will be part of your application process.

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8 Healthy Habits of Hight Effective Seniors

The last year of high school is both exciting and overwhelming for students as it brings new expectations and opportunities. Some students suffer from senioritis, since they find it hard to stay motivated while reaching the end of their school days, while others might find it hard to balance school work with the stress of college applications.

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Top tips for a UCAS Personal Statement

The UCAS Personal Statement is a vital component of a UK university application, but also one that perplexes many applicants. In today’s competitive admissions, where the number of applicants far outstrips the number of places on highly selective courses, meeting the academic grade requirements is simply not enough to guarantee an offer of admission.

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Making the Most of College Visits

With over 4,000 universities in the US, identifying your best-fit school can be a daunting task. Campus visits can play an important role in helping you to build your list and decide which colleges are right for you.

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A Gap Year To Do List

In our last post, we debunked some popular misconceptions about gap years and why taking some time off between your senior year of high school and first year of university might be the right option for you.

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Six Reasons to Consider a Gap Year

Over the past two years, an increasing number of our students have decided to hit pause on their college plans. The pandemic forced most universities in North America and Europe to switch to virtual learning models through 2020

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Top 10 Tips for a Winning College Essay

We now take a break from standardized testing to turn to a subject that is of immediate concern to those who will be applying to college this year: the college essay. You may be wondering why I am writing on college essays in July, when most students begin working on their applications in the fall.

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