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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 British students choose the States for their studies each year more..

Encouragement from a UK Headmaster

Encouragement from a UK Headmaster

The choice for school leavers on the verge of going to university is wider today than it’s been at any point in history. While many still automatically assume they should go to a British university, dramatically increased numbers are now seriously considering the option of university in the USA or even further afield. This development is one to be welcomed. Not least for British universities more..

 

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    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.

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