Looking for the top colleges in America? You are not alone! Many people are interested in knowing which are considered the best of the best, and they may even be interested in getting their application in. Even with acceptance rates of 7 percent, like at Harvard University, it never hurts to throw your hat in the ring and see if you are one of the chosen ones.

To bring about future peace in Africa, most would agree that good leadership is necessary. This was also the founding vision that the team of founders had when they decided to open the African Leadership Academy in 2004. Located on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa, the non-profit academy is focused on instilling a sense of excellent leadership in Africa’s next generation of adults.

If you are thinking about getting an education in the United Kingdom (UK), you will likely be making a wise decision. The UK is considered to have some of the best colleges in the world.. #AfricanScholar #ScholarshipsforAfricans

Once you have made the decision to go to college and earn a degree, the next step is to figure out just what college you are going to attend.

The Australia Awards team receive thousands of scholarship applications every year – all from talented and accomplished people hoping to make a difference in their home country. It’s a very competitive process. They’ve put together some tips to help you reflect on your application and think about how to prepare if you’d like to apply again after being rejected.  This is also useful to first-time candidates interested in presenting successful applications for funding their study in Australia.

Here’s a tip that can reduce the cost of your first two years in a U.S. college by up to 90%.: consider a community college. Many U. S. students save thousands of dollars in tuition by attending community colleges for their first two years and then transferring to a four-year school to finish their bachelor’s degree. Every year, more African students follow their lead. It’s easier to get into a community college than a four-year school, and they often have stronger English as a Second Language (ESL) programs.

Early in the school year, create a calendar with all the admission deadlines for each school on it. Use online, emailed or faxed application forms whenever possible. If that’s not an option, remember to add extra time for your applications to be delivered by mail. Be sure to request letters from community leaders and teachers 4 to 6 weeks before you actually need them.

If you’re like most international students, the U.S. college admissions process seems extremely complex and confusing. Don’t worry! […]