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The Recent Presidential Election

23rd November 2016

The recent US election of November 2016 has no doubt caused some jitters amongst students currently applying for university in the USA. There’s no doubt that the election campaign was bitterly fought, and the rhetoric around the c ...
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Why study in the USA?

18th October 2016

American university is becoming a more and more popular place to study for British students. There are now some 10,000 students studying in the US, and around 5000 UK students apply for undergraduate in the USA each year. Compare ...
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Should I take the SAT/ACT with writing?

1st October 2016

Whether you sit the SAT or ACT, you have the choice of writing the optional essay at the end. This essay is quite different to anything you would have written in school – it should be structured in a particular way and use appropr ...
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How important are high scores?

9th September 2016

The entrance tests for US college - the ACT or SAT, and maybe SAT Subject Tests - tend to take up most time spent applying. It's therefore tempting to think that these tests are the most important part of an application, that the ...
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How to get the best out of the Fulbright College Day

6th September 2016

On September 23rd and 24th 2016, our partners the Fulbright Commission will once again be hosting their famous College Day in London. It’s the day that hundreds of North American universities pitch up to promote themselves to Brit ...
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How to choose the right SAT Subject Tests

18th August 2016

 SAT Subject Tests are entrance tests for US colleges that are sometimes required in addition to the main SAT or ACT. They are all an hour long and entirely multiple choice. They are in a range of subjects (see here), and are each ...
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How to pick your perfect college

23rd June 2016

One of the best aspects of studying in the USA is the choice that is available to you. There are over 2400 ranked universities in the US (39 of which featured in the Times’ list of top 100 universities in the world and 53 in the U ...
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The Redesigned SAT is nigh

4th March 2016

Tomorrow, Saturday 5th March 2016, sees the first sitting of the new, Redesigned SAT. (In the US, at least; everywhere else will have to wait until May 2016.) But this is no ordinary test – the SAT has undergone the greatest overh ...
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25th February 2016

Welcome to the UES blog! Over the coming weeks, months and years we’ll be writing articles about US colleges aimed at students in the UK and elsewhere outside of America. This will include details about the application process, i ...
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