Top 5 reasons to study in Canada

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International students who apply to American higher education institutions might want to consider applying to Canadian universities as well. Higher education institutions in Canada have a later deadline compared to the US, earliest starting from January while the majority is due in March. Here are the top 5 reasons to study in Canada: Multicultural society Canadians are well known for …

How to prepare for the alumni interview

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US universities have increasingly adopted the admissions interview in their application process. All the ivy league institutions have alumni interview programs. However, 7 of the 8 universities only recommend prospective students to interview with their alumni. Since the alumni groups may not be able to accommodate all prospective students, the schools do not make the interviews a requirement. Cornell is …

How to transfer to a UC campus

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Following my previous post on 4 reasons to attend a community college, this post will be on how to transfer from a community college to a UC. At Prep Zone, we continuously have students interested in applying to community colleges but are unsure of how to transfer. Here is an example of one of our past students, Jane*, who applied …

4 reasons to attend a community college

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High school students who grow up in the US have heard about community colleges, however most international students have no idea what a community college is. According to CollegeBoard, a community college is defined as “the most common type of two-year college. These colleges offer many types of educational programs, including those that lead to associate degrees and certificates. Certificates …

Medicine Programs Beyond the UK

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International students applying to UK medicine programs might want to consider applying to Ireland as well. Why? Ireland is constantly ranked top 10 for best countries to live in, Ireland’s education system is highly recognized worldwide, and the medicine applications typically open in December. Since the applications open in December, students have around two months to prepare their Ireland application …

Why study at a liberal arts college?

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Are you looking to apply to US colleges? Are you thinking of majoring in humanities, mathematics, or any type of sciences? If you answered yes to both questions, then you should consider applying to liberal arts colleges. But, what exactly is a liberal arts education? A liberal arts education is interdisciplinary, letting students gain an overview of humanities, mathematics, social …

Brief Overview of the Coalition Application

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Students applying to US universities this fall might come across a new application platform called the Coalition Application. For example, Stanford lets one choose between the coalition and common application. For those who don’t know what the coalition application is, here is a basic overview: The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success (CAAS) announced the new application platform in September …

Build your Profile for UK Law School

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When applying to UCAS, it is important to build your profile to fit your intended program. What do you do when your program isn’t something you’ve studied in school then? For law, this issue is particularly pertinent. While you cannot practice or study law in junior college, you can obtain many of the relevant skills- interest in justice, ability to …