MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) - Class of 2023

MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Applicant J’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australian Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Since Year 12 SAT: 1570 out of 1600 School Ranking: Top 1% Significant Award: International Informatics Olympiad Intended Major: Computer Science Admissions: MIT   When J came to us in the beginning of Year 12, he already had an impeccable academic record and astounding achievements …

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 …

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 …

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University of Pennsylvania – Class of 2023

Applicant J’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australian Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Since Year 9 SAT: 1510 out of 1600 School Ranking: Top 10% Significant Award: None Intended Major: Political Science; Philosophy, Politics, and Economy Admissions: University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown University, Carnegie Mellon University   We started our admission consulting service for Applicant J when he was …

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 …

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Brown University

Applicant K’s Background Geographic Location: Sydney, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australian Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Since Year 11 SAT: 1560/1600 School Ranking: Top 15% Significant Award: None Intended Major: Economics, Psychology and Undecided Admission: Brown University   Case Detail When we first met Applicant K, he was in the middle of Year 11, and had not yet decided if he …