Introduction to US College Admission Interivew

Introduction to US College Admission Interivew

SAT, school results, personal statement, recommendation letter, extracurricular activities… In addition to all these “paperwork”, there is another very important phase of the application process – interview.   1. Purpose of the Interview Universities conduct interviews for different purposes, the most common purpose being to evaluate applicants. But the interview is only one part of the entire admission process; unlike …

Application advice from a member of an Ivy League admission committee

Application Advice from a Member of an Ivy League Admission Committee

Elisabeth O’Connell, Senior Associate Director of the admission office at the University of Pennsylvania, held an information session at Lauriston Girls School on the evening of September 11, 2019, and gave applicants a lot of pertinent advice from the perspective of the admission committee. Here are five most important takeaways Elite Admission Consulting summarized.   1. Applicants are advised to …

Brief FAQ about Taking SAT in Australia

Brief FAQ about Taking SAT in Australia

Now that more and more outstanding Australian students have begun to study at elite universities in the US or UK, more and more people have become conscious and accepting in an option to study abroad. Hence, for the students and parents who just started to do their research, we wrote this article to briefly answer 10 most common questions they …

How to Apply to Colleges in the US and UK from Australian High School

How to Apply to Colleges in the US and UK from Australian High School

Given Australia’s growing university tuition fees and lacklustre undergraduate-level teaching, more and more Australian high school students are beginning to consider whether they should stay in Australia for their university education. It is with no doubt that prestigious universities such as Harvard, Yale, Oxford, and Cambridge are extremely attractive to all students. However, many parents and students often talk about …

Common Misconceptions of the Common Application Personal Essay - Part I

Common Misconceptions of the Common Application Personal Essay – Part I

It’s no secret that Common Application personal essay is important to the U.S. college application process. It has to be well-written, succinct (within 650 words), and most importantly, represent you. But what does that mean? What, exactly, are college admission officers looking for? There are so many online articles attempting to explain what colleges are looking for, without taking into …