TELL YOUR SCHOOL about our advisor training conference "How to Get In: Basics of Applying to University in the USA". 23 September 2016. Kensington Close Hotel, London. This intensive one day workshop will train your school career counsellor to give you the support you need (ie US-style transcripts, reference letters and school profile; choosing the best uni more..
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.
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.
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.
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...
Work exchange & internships and Gap year and study abroad programs