Crafting a Winning MCIT Personal Statement (2)

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When you apply to a graduate program, whether MCIT  (Master of Computer and Information Technology) or elsewhere, the person reading your essay is literally on the admissions committee of that program and is likely more familiar with it than anyone else on the planet. Not only do they not need to be taught what it entails (because they already know rather well), but doing so takes the essay away from talking about you, which is what we want.

Crafting a Winning MCIT Personal Statement (1)

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In very few places is talking exclusively about yourself for an extended period of time a welcome practice, but your personal statement is one of them. The entire purpose of the personal statement is to show the admissions committee who you are as a person - your background, your motivations, and your professional goals - in ways that cannot be conveyed on your transcript or resume. At the same time, you must also tell the reader why this program specifically is the right fit for you. To do so, it is necessary to understand the program’s offerings.

8 Tips for a Winning US & UK Undergraduate Application Essay

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If you’re considering applying to universities in both countries this year, there are some fundamental differences between the UK and US university admissions processes that you need to know about; unfortunately, the same application form will not suffice for both. Let’s start by looking at the differences and then pointers for how to approach the essays; you’ll learn things to remember when writing your applications. 

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.

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.

“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.

2017 US University Rankings

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