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SAT tutoring in London is accessible for all students

May 23rd, 2019

Students all over the UK dream of studying at a US university, wherever in the states that may be. Many students have done their research and know that they need to pass their A Levels, maintain good grades, take part in extracurricular activities, have letters of recommendation and receive SAT tutoring in London to prepare … Continue reading “SAT tutoring in London is accessible for all students”

How to prepare UK students for US universities

May 16th, 2019

UK students planning to apply to US universities need to prepare for the admissions process by passing all of their A Levels, maintaining excellent grades throughout their academic career, participating in extracurricular activities or part-time work, receiving letters of recommendations, writing a personal essay, and passing the ACT with a high score. What is the … Continue reading “How to prepare UK students for US universities”

The application process to US universities does not need to be overwhelming

May 9th, 2019

In general, the thought of sending your student overseas for university can be daunting. For instance, the distance, the time zones, the finance, and the application process can be a lot for young students to navigate on their own. That is why our team at A-List Education UK are eager to help relieve some of … Continue reading “The application process to US universities does not need to be overwhelming”

Overview of SAT Subject Tests

May 8th, 2019

After students sit their SAT or ACT exams, many turn their attention to SAT Subject Test preparation. Many top US universities require students to sit at least two Subject Tests in addition to their ACT or SAT exam for admission. Below you’ll find a comprehensive overview of the different Subject Tests and the preparation involved. … Continue reading “Overview of SAT Subject Tests”

How to get a great score on the ACT

April 18th, 2019

There is a lot of information available on how to get the highest score possible on the ACT, but in reality, the information can sometimes be inaccurate. There are claims that the test in March is easier than any other ACT test during the year and that the SAT is easier than the ACT. However, … Continue reading “How to get a great score on the ACT”

Are you ready to take the SAT?

April 11th, 2019

Choosing to go to university abroad is a huge step for a young adult. A great deal goes into applying for university in your home country, let alone a completely foreign system. Many UK students dream of studying in the US, but there is a lot of work that goes into the process before getting … Continue reading “Are you ready to take the SAT?”

Portfolio and Creative Supplements

April 4th, 2019

Often times, students applying for creative programmes in areas such as music, visual arts, film, dance or drama are required to submit supplementary materials that demonstrate their talents. These can be particularly daunting and time consuming! Utilising the summer months to create material for these portfolios can be really helpful and ensures that you are … Continue reading “Portfolio and Creative Supplements”

Summer CV Development

April 4th, 2019

US universities employ a holistic review process when evaluating applicants. This means that each part of your multi-layered application is important to the admissions committee, including your CV! For students of all ages, summer is an excellent opportunity to explore interests and engage in activities you are passionate about — US universities are particularly curious … Continue reading “Summer CV Development”

Personal Statement

April 4th, 2019

Crafting strong personal statements for US universities is time consuming. First you have to get used to the format — the prompts and style of writing are very different than anything a student will have written in their academic career. Then you need to ensure that admissions counsellors will learn something about you through the … Continue reading “Personal Statement”

Are you dreaming of studying at a US university?

April 4th, 2019

The idea of studying at a US university can be both exciting and daunting. Many students do not realise the difficulties associated with applying to international schools, especially schools in the US. Students applying for university in the US are required to write a personal essay, submit their grades, have outstanding extracurricular activities, as well … Continue reading “Are you dreaming of studying at a US university?”