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Uni in the USA

Why study in the US?

Why study in the US?

Ask the US-UK Fulbright Commission... who report that you're in good company: the US is the top destination for international students worldwide.  In fact, over 9,000...

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Scholarships for International Students

Scholarships for International Students

Here's where you click to receive our giant pdf on US university scholarships for international students, covering how to find financial aid and how...

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Can I afford it?

Can I afford it?

America might proclaim itself the ‘land of the free’, but a US university education is anything but. (Skip ahead to see our list of scholarships...

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"How to Build an Impressive Application: US vs UK unis". Don't miss this very funny student-made 60 second clip contrasting the two app processes.  

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How do I choose?

How do I choose?

Selecting a university that is thousands of miles away, perhaps without the opportunity to visit beforehand, will worry even those most enthusiastic about their American...

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How do I apply?

How do I apply?

OK, you've made your short list. You know roughly which unis are sure things, which are fall-backs and which are a definite stretch.  Now what? Step by step...

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Uni in the USA

A must-read for anyone thinking about studying in the United States. Written by funny, sharp-eyed British students who have been through the US system, this book...

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  • Recommendations (references)

    Most universities will ask you for at least one reference, written by a careers advisor, headteacher, housemaster, etc. This reference is similar to UCAS, although it should not focus on a particular course, but rather suitability in general for higher education. It is ‘all about’ you and should address academic performance, extra-curricular activities and personal qualities.

  • Deadlines & early decision

    You must meet your deadlines! US universities will not accept late applications unless they have ‘rolling admissions’, meaning they accept students on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Financial statement

    Most universities will require you to complete a financial statement. Do this carefully as it will be used to determine your eligibility for financial assistance.

  • Interviews

    Although interviews are rarely mandatory for admission into any American university, they are often recommended and are an excellent way of finding out about the place in which you are planning to spend the next four years. Interviews for international students can function in two ways...

  • Help!

    I need help: find a University Consultant!, How can a consultant help me?, About our university consultants, This just in! UU in the news and Student uni fairs: don't miss...


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