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07/17/2020 at 12:54AM
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I have done a technical school in my country but not a university. Can I still apply to elite schools as freshman?

In my country, I went to a technical college-and not university- for a diploma and not a degree. I read that as long as you have not done university you can apply as freshman. Can I still apply as freshman?

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@maplecreamcookies
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07/19/2020 at 12:22AM [edited]

Hi there! Do you mean a trade school? Could you describe what you studied, how you studied, and whether you got any degrees (and their level)?

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07/22/2020 at 01:17AM

If you have the equivalent of an Associate's degree, then you probably won't be able to enter college as a freshman. If not, they you may be able to "count" as a freshman.

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