The process of applying for college in America is long, complex and very competitive. Universities look for students who excel academically, and are passionate about extracurricular activities, like sports, music and community service. In the search for the right match, admission staff read mountains of letters of recommendation, essays and personal statements. But a new…

Questions have been raised about a Chinese company paying thousands of dollars to top universities in the United States, according to Reuters news service. Reuters says the money was given in exchange to help Chinese students apply to those schools. In October, Reuters reported that eight former employees of Dipont Education Management Group had changed or improved students’…

Students applying to American universities have to submit test scores to show they have achieved proficient levels of education. The major tests are the SAT, ACT and TOEFL exams. Standardized tests  help universities assess and compare the students’ abilities. Colleges use the results to determine if a student academic department or program at the school. If you…