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Best, Brightest and Rejected: Elite Colleges Turn Away Up to 95%

Best, Brightest and Rejected: Elite Colleges Turn Away Up to 95% By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑAAPRIL 8, 2014 Stanford University accepted 5 percent of applicants in the latest admissions season, a new low among elite colleges. Enrollment at American colleges is sliding, but competition for spots at top universities is more cutthroat and anxiety-inducing than ever. In Read more about Best, Brightest and Rejected: Elite Colleges Turn Away Up to 95%[…]

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US Universities – Part 1 (Duke)

Duke University FAQs University: Duke University Subject studied: Engineering, Economics What subjects did you do at IB/A levels and what were your CCAs? Subjects: Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, 2 ‘S’ Papers CCAs: Students Council How does the workload of universitiy compare with IB/A levels? Comparable; you can choose your own pace. How did you decided on Read more about US Universities – Part 1 (Duke)[…]

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Choosing Universities- Part 1 (Norcal vs Socal)

Choosing Universities- Part 1 (North California vs South California) “California girls, they’re undeniable, daisy dukes, bikinis on top.” Katy Perry’s voice was the soundtrack of my summer in 2013, all geared up with flip-flops and denim shorts, ready to head out to the green lands of California for my first year at UC Berkeley. The Read more about Choosing Universities- Part 1 (Norcal vs Socal)[…]

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US Essays- Part 1 (Self-Reflections)

Writing College Essays: A Self-Reflection.   If there was one thing I learned about the college application process when I was applying to American universities, it was that everything mattered. Getting high SAT scores or a high GPA can only get you so far. It appears as though the United States wants to know more Read more about US Essays- Part 1 (Self-Reflections)[…]