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Should I consider applying to colleges outside the US?

Hi everyone! I'm a high school junior, and I've been thinking about possibly applying to colleges outside the United States. What are some pros and cons of studying abroad? And how do the application processes differ? Any insights would be greatly appreciated!

9 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're considering applying to colleges outside the US. My own child is currently studying in Europe, and it's been an enriching experience for them. Some pros of studying abroad include exposure to diverse cultures, potentially lower tuition costs, and opportunities to learn new languages. On the flip side, some cons might be homesickness, adapting to a new education system, and possibly limited access to resources or extracurricular activities compared to US colleges.

As for the application process, it can vary significantly depending on the country and the specific institution. Some colleges require you to apply directly through their websites, while others might use a centralized application system for their country. The requirements may also differ - for example, some places might not require standardized test scores like the SAT or ACT. It's essential to research each college's requirements to ensure you're prepared. I'd recommend starting by looking into the countries and colleges you're interested in and visiting their admissions websites for more information. Good luck on your journey!

9 months ago

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