Applying to USA Schools

Calculating Your GPA
Calculating Your GPA

If you’re applying to a top university in the USA, you’ve probably been asked for your Grade Point Average (GPA). It’s a standard feature on most university application forms, as well as financial aid forms, scholarship applications, and loan applications. But what exactly is a GPA? And what should you do if your undergraduate or...

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What’s Next?
What’s Next?

You’ve received your college acceptance letter and are excited for new experiences. And you’ll have an amazing time! Despite American stereotypes, you’ll learn more than just how to get into college parties. But you can’t start your education until you arrive in the USA, and there’s a long list of tasks to do before that...

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Credential Evaluation Services
Credential Evaluation Services

The requirements to get into college in the USA are varied but often share a few key elements. Among the many boxes you have to check before you even send in an application is proof of graduation or an equivalent certification from prior schooling. But like slang and curse words, certifications are often designated differently...

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Preparing the Application
Preparing the Application

You’ve researched and written pro and con lists and read advice columns and now you’ve finally decided that you want to be an international student in the USA. Yet you’re still wondering, “How do I get into college?” The answer, of course, is that you have to apply. If you’re applying as an undergraduate, every...

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Requesting Application Materials
Requesting Application Materials

Schools usually have different application materials for international students, so it is important that you identify yourself as an international student when you contact the admissions office. Some possible differences include: The need to include certified translations of your education credentials. No eligibility for early action and early decision programs. Application requirements and deadlines are...

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