While tuition costs spiral upward for all students, the United States continues to be the most sought-after nation for international students.  Nearly 67 percent of international students pay for tuition out of pocket from personal or family sources, says the Institute of International Education (IIE). Among international students, 17 percent receive funding from the university they…

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…

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…

Breathing easier after November college admissions deadlines have passed? But wait … here are a few actions you can take to further improve your chances of acceptance! 1. Check that everything has been submitted. Of course, you’ve requested submission of your transcripts, recommendations and scores. However, our worthy guidance departments are inundated this time of year. A…

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…

One of the biggest reasons so many students miss out on federal aid is because they assume that they are not eligible. Although the process can get discouraging at times, each student has a different circumstance, and they shouldn’t rule out the possibility of receiving aid. Some factors that affect your chances of receiving aid…

You’ll need to prepare before you sit down to fill out the FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Get these key documents and information together before you tackle the application. Your Social Security Number A Social Security Number is unique for each individual. It is used in the U.S. as an identification number and to track…