Many African students dream of traveling to the UK to attend university. They’re excited about the multicultural glamour and fine art of London, or the wild, barren reaches of Scotland or Wales. If this is your dream, you’re probably wondering how to achieve it. Continue reading Interested in a University in the UK?
If you dream of attending an Australian university, here’s how to make that fantasy come true. Continue reading Australian Admissions Checklist
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. Continue reading America’s Top Colleges – Part I
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. Continue reading African Leadership Academy: Raising the Bar for Secondary Education
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 Continue reading United Kingdom Top Colleges – Part I
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. Continue reading 5 Tips for Choosing a College
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. Continue reading “Australian Government Scholarships – Tips for Success”
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. Continue reading Is A U.S. Community College Right For You?
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.
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If you’re like most international students, the U.S. college admissions process seems extremely complex and confusing. Don’t worry! There are actually just a few parts to the college admission application. Understanding them, and the process, is the first step toward getting into the U.S. college of your dreams! The college admission process is simple. Basically, you fill out an application and get it in before … Continue reading Admissions 101