Latest Updates on “Test-Optional” Policies

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Many colleges have adopted a test-optional admissions paradigm since the COVID-19 epidemic. For the 2022-2023 application period, some universities have reinstated SAT or ACT requirements. MIT, for example, has become one of the first super-selective colleges to reintroduce the need for SAT or ACT scores.

Ivy Day 2022, What To Do Next?

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Students find out if they've been accepted to an Ivy League university on "Ivy Day," also known as Ivy Admissions Day. All eight Ivy League institutions disclose regular decision admissions results on this day. The results are announced simultaneously online by all of the Ivy League schools.

How To Get a 7 in IB Economics


IB Economics is one of the hardest courses that IB offers, which makes for hard work for students. However, universities know about it. Admissions Offices in higher education institutions worldwide are aware of the difficulty of the Higher Level Economics course and consider it in applications and, in American Universities, will often give college credit for the course.

Athletic Recruitment in US universities

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After her outstanding performance at the Beijing Winter Olympics, Eileen Gu has generated many parents' interest in entering prestigious US universities as student-athletes.

Demystifying Women’s Colleges

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As the world celebrates International Women's Day, there is still a considerable lack of understanding, even stigmatism, concerning women's colleges. For aspiring applicants who could be applying to women's colleges, it is vital to be informed of the nuances of women's colleges and what they are and are not.

All you need to know about the SSAT

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SSAT is a test that is used for private school admissions. Here’s what we need to know if we’re thinking about taking the test.

The Oxford Experience

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Oxford’s academic excellence is firmly cemented and demonstrated through its granular admissions sift, graduate employability, and world-renowned academics, and requires no further elaboration. Whilst its academic outlook is most definitely a central pillar of life at Oxford, it would be a mistake to not savour the rest of what is provided by the vibrant Oxonian community.

The Cambridge Experience

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There is often a lot of uncertainty about what life in Cambridge entails. Prospective students can find it daunting to think about the challenges that lie ahead. Cambridge is a terrific place to study and welcomes students from any background. I have certainly enjoyed my time here!

How To Get a Top Score in IELTS

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For those of us who are not native English speakers, you may find that an IELTS score is among the requirements for a school application or a job application. If you’re looking for tips on how to get started with your IELTS prep, you’ve come to the right place!

UCAS Similarity Detection

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Beginning, crafting, and refining a 4000 characters personal statement is no easy task for many students. Nevertheless, plagiarism is a big no-no.

SAT Going Digital in 2023

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Back in September of 2018, ACT made the change to computer-based tests for all students outside the US. It’s only time that the SAT will follow suit. College Board has recently announced that the SAT (and also PSAT) will also become a computer-based test starting in 2023.

“Deferred” And “Waiting List” Applicants? Here Are The Steps.

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With top universities receiving record amounts of applications each application cycle, even qualified applicants could receive a deferred decision letter.