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How should I go about researching universities abroad?

Hey everyone! I'm considering applying to some universities outside the US, specifically in the UK and Canada. But I'm not sure what's the best way to research these universities to determine if they would be a good fit for me. Are there any websites or resources that could help me navigate the details specific to these countries' higher education systems? Any tips from students who have applied or are currently studying abroad would be greatly appreciated!

9 months ago

Hey! It's great that you're considering universities abroad. I'd be happy to offer some insights on how to go about your research.

For UK universities, start with the UCAS website (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) which will give you information on course offerings, entry requirements, and how to apply. Attending webinars and virtual open days hosted by the universities themselves can also be helpful.

For Canadian universities, take a look at university websites, and explore their course catalogs and admission requirements. Depending on where you live in the country and which Canadian universities you are considering, visiting in person may also be a more viable option than for UK schools, which are obviously much further away.

In both cases, I recommend reaching out to current students at the universities you're interested in. You can usually find them through social media, LinkedIn, or university clubs/organizations. They can give you an insider's perspective on the school and its culture.

Good luck with your research, and I hope you find the perfect university for you!

9 months ago

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