US College Admissions - What you must know before you start applying to the US

June 13th 2020

Are you thinking about applying to a US college from the UK? 

The US college application process is not only famously competitive, but it is also complex and differs in many ways from the UK system.
So, if you are looking at applying to a US college from the UK, there are a number of different things you need to know in order to make your application successful.
In this Excellence in Education podcast, we’re joined by Oya Christie Miller to talk about how best to tackle the US College Admission process.  This is going to be very popular for anyone wanting to apply to the US College system.

Oya is extremely experienced with US Colleges, and covers a wide range of application styles and formats – yielding incredible results for prospective students!

More specifically, this podcast looks in detail at:

1. The main elements of a US College Application

How many colleges can you apply for? How many should you apply for? What will US universities ask for as part of your applications? Do they consider predicted grades?

2. The differences between UK and US higher education learning style

How long are US college courses compared to UK courses? And why is this the case? How do their assessments work? 

3. Standardised testing

What is standardised testing? What does it mean for UK students? What do you need to score to be accepted? 

4. Improving your chances of getting accepted

From extracurricular clubs and work experience to academic writing and more, how can you make yourself stand out from the crowd when applying to a US college from the UK.

5. When to start your application

Is it ever too early to make a start on the application process?

Do you believe studying in the US is right for you?

If you’d like to learn more about US college applications and how our US Admissions Counsellors here at William Clarence can support you and enhance your competitive edge over other applicants, be sure to get in touch with us today. We’d be delighted to help!