How to Keep Focus over Reading Comprehension

How to Keep Focus over Reading Comprehension

In standardised tests such as TOEFL, SAT, GMAT and GRE, reading comprehension is argubly the most important part. However, for a lot of non-native speakers (and some test-takers whose mother tongue is English) reading comprehension is also a struggle. We often hear students saying that when reading, their minds tend to trail off or just completely not notice what a …

Create a Strong Activity List in US College Application

The activity list is a significant portion of your application to universities in the US. Even so, international applicants are sometimes confused about why American universities put so much emphasis on extracurriculars. In this blog, we will tell you why the activity list is important to an application, how students should go about choosing activities and filling this section and …

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 …