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How should I approach the college application process as an international student?

Hi everyone, I'm a high school junior from outside the United States, and I'm interested in applying to American colleges. What should I be aware of as an international student? Are there any specific challenges or opportunities I should consider? Thanks for your help!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great to see that you're considering American colleges. As an international student, there are a few things you should be aware of. First, research the colleges you're interested in and make sure they are accepting international students. Some schools have a limit on the number of international students they admit each year, so it's important to know this beforehand. Second, familiarize yourself with the application process and deadlines. The Common Application is widely used, but some colleges may have their own specific application system. Deadlines for international students may also be different from those for domestic students, so make sure you're aware of those. Third, you'll likely need to take standardized tests such as the SAT or ACT, and you may also need to take an English proficiency test like TOEFL or IELTS. Lastly, be prepared to demonstrate your financial ability to pay for college, as international students often have limited access to financial aid. Good luck with your applications!

10 months ago

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