All posts by Shree Raj Shrestha

How I Competed For and Won a Full Scholarship

by Shree Raj Shrestha - Posts (5). Posted Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 11:14 am

“Just wanted to inform you that your admission package will be leaving our office tomorrow. I held your package back because I was hoping to include an additional letter. Please see the attachment.” This was the email that I received from Ed Bustos, director of international admission at Rollins College, while I was waiting to […]

Why the Instructions are the Most Important Part of an SAT Subject Test

by Shree Raj Shrestha - Posts (5). Posted Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 4:02 pm

Over the past few months Shree has been sharing his experience applying to colleges in the U.S. Several of the steps have caused him some stress, but perhaps none so much as when he took the SAT subject tests. A mistake on his answer sheet caused his scores to be delayed, and left him in […]

An SAT Disappointment Story, in Emoticons

by Shree Raj Shrestha - Posts (5). Posted Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 10:39 am

After five months of trying different strategies to prepare for the SAT exam (read my previous post to find out how I prepared), I felt fairly confident that I knew what to expect on my November test date.  With just about two weeks between the exam and the deadline for my early decision application, I […]

My Many Misguided Approaches to Studying for the SAT

by Shree Raj Shrestha - Posts (5). Posted Monday, December 3rd, 2012 at 12:07 pm

It was only six months ago that I decided to apply to the U.S. for my undergraduate degree.  I was selected for the Opportunity Funding program, which would cover all the costs of the application process, and suddenly my distant thought of applying to the U.S. became reality and I was off and running from […]

Why the TOEFL is More Important Than Just One Test, and How That Can Help You Succeed

by Shree Raj Shrestha - Posts (5). Posted Thursday, October 11th, 2012 at 7:00 am

Editor’s note: Shree is currently in the process of applying to study in the U.S. for the fall of 2013. He’s agreed to take us with him on that process, recapping each step as he accomplishes it, and filling us in on what he did right and wrong so we can learn from his mistakes. […]

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