International Students

The Front, Side and Back Doors into Elite US Colleges

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The massive admissions scandal shook the foundation of the American college admissions system. In particular, it exposed the existence of immoral and illegal “side doors” into elite universities. This article explains what you need to know going forward if you’re considering hiring a private counselor for college applications.

A Guide to Why it is 2–3x Harder for International Students to get into Top US Colleges

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Our research has found that it is substantially harder for international students to get into top US colleges when compared with their domestic counterparts. In this post, we’ll outline some of the possible explanations for why that may be the case.

It is 2–3x Harder for International Students to Get into Top US Universities

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Our research indicates that on average, acceptance rates at top US universities tends to be between 2-3x harder for international students when compared to domestic students. Find out what this means and what you can do about it

10 Things to Do When Visiting a College Campus

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You’re probably planning to visit college campuses at some point, but what should you do once you’re on campus? In this post, we’ll discuss the essential things that we recommend our students do during their campus visits.

Scholarships for International Students

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For international students, navigating the US financial aid system can be confusing. The entire process of understanding the types of aid available, researching scholarships, sifting through requirements, and submitting applications can take months. This post will provide a brief overview of the most important things you need to know when seeking scholarships.

The “Asian Tax” In College Admissions

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Are Asians judged at a higher standard than everyone else by US College Admissions? This blog post explains this hotly debated topic and provides some practical tips for Asian applicants.

Should you go to college in a Trump America?

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“Is it safe?” Many international students have been wondering how safe it’ll be for them to study in the U.S. under U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Read this post to get a sense of how Trump’s campaign and victory is affecting the education world.

Five Biggest Mistakes International Students Make When Applying to US Colleges

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This post was made in partnership with Forbes Asia and covers some of the largest mistakes international students make when applying to colleges in the states.

The Top College Rankings for International Students, 2019 Edition

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This year, US News drastically changed its rankings. Find out how this affects your college search and which rankings are best for international students as you begin your college search.