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College application

How to apply to university: essential guide to university applications

Expert advice and support for all stages of the university application process and studying abroad
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Choosing your university: 5 things to do before submitting your Ucas application

A five-step checklist to make sure you're ready to submit your Ucas application
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What is a PhD? Advice for PhD students

How long does it take to get a doctorate degree? How do you get into grad school? Are you qualified to do a PhD? Answers to these questions and more
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College tuition fee scams: how international students can protect themselves

A tuition fee expert proposes common-sense steps students and their families can take to protect themselves against fraudulent tuition payment schemes.
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Why the US College Rankings are designed for students

A guide to how the US College Rankings answer the most important questions students ask about universities
Essay writing

How to write a US college admissions essay

A step-by-step guide to writing your personal essay for US college applications
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Top 10 scenic locations to study abroad

Stunning photography by international students captures the most scenic destinations to study abroad
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Survival guide for international students: your first 168 hours in the United States

A successful businessman who came to America as a young student shares his advice for incoming international students