How to Get an Internship in the United States

by Denisse Romero

Internships are practical experiences that bridge the gap between the educational world and the real world allowing students to understand what is really like to work in the industry of their choice. International internships offer much more than the usual internship you would conduct in your country. These types [...]

The most important element in an application

by Linda Abraham

During a recent teleseminar, I was asked to rank test score, GPA, experience, etc. by order of importance in admissions decisions. I ranked them, but after the seminar ended I kept thinking of situations in which the order I gave would have been wrong.

I realized that [...]

College Applications – The Inside Story

by Linda Abraham

During a recent teleseminar, I was asked to rank test score, GPA, experience, etc. by order of importance in admissions decisions. I ranked them, but after the seminar ended I kept thinking of situations in which the order I gave would have been wrong.

I realized that any attempt [...]

Easing College Application Panic

Recently, I returned to my old high school to follow students throughout the college application process for a book about the pressure on today’s students (and parents) to succeed.

What I found there mirrored what I saw in schools across the country, from Vermont to New Mexico: widespread panic over [...]

College Applications – The Inside Story

by Jerry Larson

The competition to get into the highest ranked colleges & universities in America has become increasingly fierce in recent years. Sometimes it starts as early as nursery school when parents will call Ivy league admissions offices asking for advice about the best nursery schools to prepare for admission. As high [...]

Choosing the Right College

Prestige, reputation, cost, location are some of the reasons cited by students who have chosen a college to attend next fall. Choosing the right college can be a stressing process for some, but for others the choice is easy. “They gave me a full scholarship… how can I refuse that?” says Mario, a [...]

Top Tips for Choosing an American College or University

by David Zysblatt

1. Limit your search. There are over 2,000 institutions in the U.S., so limiting your search can give you a better chance of getting admitted. It will also save you a lot of time and confusion. Decide whether you want to study on the east coast or the west coast [...]