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Applying to U.S. Colleges as a Singaporean Student

Applying to U.S. Colleges as a Singaporean Student

Are you a Singaporean student looking to attend a top college or university in the United States? If so, we have you covered! This blog post will serve as an in-depth look into everything you’ll need to know about the U.S. college application process. Note: In the U.S. the terms “college” and “university” are often used interchangeably, as the only difference between the two is the presence of graduate school programs.

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How to Research Colleges

How to Research Colleges

Whether you’re a second semester junior or a sophomore who wants to get a head start on the college application process, it’s a great time to start thinking about where you’ll spend the four years of life that follow high school. With over 5,000 colleges in the U.S. alone, you might not know how to start the process of researching schools!

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Sourcing Volunteer Opportunities

Sourcing Volunteer Opportunities

If you’re a high school student with the drive to make a difference in the world, volunteering is a tremendous way to apply your passions and serve others. Beyond that, it’s an essential component of any resume or college application (the Common Application allows for 10 possible entries related to volunteering!). What’s great about volunteering is that it most often requires minimal experience, which means high schoolers have the only real requirement needed to be a great volunteer: enthusiasm!

Why Command Education

Why Command Education

One of the most difficult aspects of hiring a college consultant can be knowing which one to choose. Given the plethora of options, determining which company will best support your child’s needs and be the right “fit” can be a particularly difficult task.

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China International Resource Hub

China International Resource Hub

Are you a student living in China looking to apply to colleges and universities in the U.S.? Over 350,000 students come to the U.S. every year from China to study at American universities, so you might have heard of this compelling option! However, there’s a lot you need to know about studying in the U.S.! If you don’t know where to start, check out our handy guide here!

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How to Manage Test Anxiety

How to Manage Test Anxiety

All students have worried about doing well on a test at some point in their academic careers. In fact, it’s perfectly normal — and sometimes even helpful — to feel nervous about an upcoming exam. Studies have shown that moderate levels of stress and anxiety can actually improve your performance on a test.

UK International Resource Hub

UK International Resource Hub

Whether it’s Harvard, Stanford, or UCLA, U.S.-based colleges and universities offer qualified British applicants vibrant opportunities to expand their worldviews within some of the most robust learning infrastructures in the world. From expansive research facilities, to internationally-acclaimed professors, to nuanced liberal arts curricula, the resources of American schools often parallel some of Britain’s finest in rigor and quality.

Saudi Arabia Resource Hub

Saudi Arabia Resource Hub

Saudi students who are looking to apply to colleges and universities in the United States may quickly realize that the education system at home may look different from the one American students are used to in the United States. If you or your student is looking to attend college in the U.S., it’s important to learn about major elements of U.S. college applications, such as grades and testing equivalents, to ensure that you are set up for success once it comes time to apply.

Applying to U.S. Colleges as a Singaporean Student

Are you a Singaporean student looking to attend a top college or university in the United States? If so, we have you covered! This blog post will serve as an in-depth look into everything you’ll need to know about the U.S. college application process. Note: In the U.S. the terms “college” and “university” are often used interchangeably, as the only difference between the two is the presence of graduate school programs.

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Singapore, College, Students, International, University, Command Education, Study, Travel, U.S., United States

How to Research Colleges

Whether you’re a second semester junior or a sophomore who wants to get a head start on the college application process, it’s a great time to start thinking about where you’ll spend the four years of life that follow high school. With over 5,000 colleges in the U.S. alone, you might not know how to start the process of researching schools!

Read More

Researching colleges, college, university, student, college list, research

Sourcing Volunteer Opportunities

If you’re a high school student with the drive to make a difference in the world, volunteering is a tremendous way to apply your passions and serve others. Beyond that, it’s an essential component of any resume or college application (the Common Application allows for 10 possible entries related to volunteering!). What’s great about volunteering is that it most often requires minimal experience, which means high schoolers have the only real requirement needed to be a great volunteer: enthusiasm!

Read More

volunteer, helpful, volunteer opportunities, college applications, college, university

Why Command Education

One of the most difficult aspects of hiring a college consultant can be knowing which one to choose. Given the plethora of options, determining which company will best support your child’s needs and be the right “fit” can be a particularly difficult task.

Read More

China International Resource Hub

Are you a student living in China looking to apply to colleges and universities in the U.S.? Over 350,000 students come to the U.S. every year from China to study at American universities, so you might have heard of this compelling option! However, there’s a lot you need to know about studying in the U.S.! If you don’t know where to start, check out our handy guide here!

Read More

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How To Prepare your Teen for the College Application Process

Myths and misconceptions surround the college admissions process. How “well-rounded” do I need to be? Do I have a chance at top schools if I don’t have a 4.0 GPA and perfect standardized test scores? What’s the secret formula to getting into these elite institutions?

Read More

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How to Manage Test Anxiety

All students have worried about doing well on a test at some point in their academic careers. In fact, it’s perfectly normal — and sometimes even helpful — to feel nervous about an upcoming exam. Studies have shown that moderate levels of stress and anxiety can actually improve your performance on a test.

Read More

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UK International Resource Hub

Whether it’s Harvard, Stanford, or UCLA, U.S.-based colleges and universities offer qualified British applicants vibrant opportunities to expand their worldviews within some of the most robust learning infrastructures in the world. From expansive research facilities, to internationally-acclaimed professors, to nuanced liberal arts curricula, the resources of American schools often parallel some of Britain’s finest in rigor and quality.

Read More

Saudi Arabia Resource Hub

Saudi students who are looking to apply to colleges and universities in the United States may quickly realize that the education system at home may look different from the one American students are used to in the United States. If you or your student is looking to attend college in the U.S., it’s important to learn about major elements of U.S. college applications, such as grades and testing equivalents, to ensure that you are set up for success once it comes time to apply.

Read More

How Do I Pick Between Colleges?

We know that choosing between the schools to which you’ve been accepted can feel a bit overwhelming, especially if you do not have one clear favorite among your acceptances. Choosing where to go to college is, after all, a very important decision, so giving yourself some time to think about where you will spend your next four years is crucial. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with the ten most important factors to consider in your college conundrum!

Read More

Student looking to decide between accepted colleges

Applying to U.S. Colleges as a Singaporean Student

Are you a Singaporean student looking to attend a top college or university in the United States? If so, we have you covered! This blog post will serve as an in-depth look into everything you’ll need to know about the U.S. college application process. Note: In the U.S. the terms “college” and “university” are often used interchangeably, as the only difference between the two is the presence of graduate school programs.

Read More

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How to Research Colleges

Whether you’re a second semester junior or a sophomore who wants to get a head start on the college application process, it’s a great time to start thinking about where you’ll spend the four years of life that follow high school. With over 5,000 colleges in the U.S. alone, you might not know how to start the process of researching schools!

Read More

Researching colleges, college, university, student, college list, research

Sourcing Volunteer Opportunities

If you’re a high school student with the drive to make a difference in the world, volunteering is a tremendous way to apply your passions and serve others. Beyond that, it’s an essential component of any resume or college application (the Common Application allows for 10 possible entries related to volunteering!). What’s great about volunteering is that it most often requires minimal experience, which means high schoolers have the only real requirement needed to be a great volunteer: enthusiasm!

Read More

volunteer, helpful, volunteer opportunities, college applications, college, university

Why Command Education

One of the most difficult aspects of hiring a college consultant can be knowing which one to choose. Given the plethora of options, determining which company will best support your child’s needs and be the right “fit” can be a particularly difficult task.

Read More

China International Resource Hub

Are you a student living in China looking to apply to colleges and universities in the U.S.? Over 350,000 students come to the U.S. every year from China to study at American universities, so you might have heard of this compelling option! However, there’s a lot you need to know about studying in the U.S.! If you don’t know where to start, check out our handy guide here!

Read More

China Resource Hub, Chinese, Students, College, University, United States

How To Prepare your Teen for the College Application Process

Myths and misconceptions surround the college admissions process. How “well-rounded” do I need to be? Do I have a chance at top schools if I don’t have a 4.0 GPA and perfect standardized test scores? What’s the secret formula to getting into these elite institutions?

Read More

college applications, Students, college prep, student, parents, high school, teenager, college prep

How to Manage Test Anxiety

All students have worried about doing well on a test at some point in their academic careers. In fact, it’s perfectly normal — and sometimes even helpful — to feel nervous about an upcoming exam. Studies have shown that moderate levels of stress and anxiety can actually improve your performance on a test.

Read More

stressed out student, test anxiety, anxiety, stress, student, high school, college, university

UK International Resource Hub

Whether it’s Harvard, Stanford, or UCLA, U.S.-based colleges and universities offer qualified British applicants vibrant opportunities to expand their worldviews within some of the most robust learning infrastructures in the world. From expansive research facilities, to internationally-acclaimed professors, to nuanced liberal arts curricula, the resources of American schools often parallel some of Britain’s finest in rigor and quality.

Read More

Saudi Arabia Resource Hub

Saudi students who are looking to apply to colleges and universities in the United States may quickly realize that the education system at home may look different from the one American students are used to in the United States. If you or your student is looking to attend college in the U.S., it’s important to learn about major elements of U.S. college applications, such as grades and testing equivalents, to ensure that you are set up for success once it comes time to apply.

Read More

How Do I Pick Between Colleges?

We know that choosing between the schools to which you’ve been accepted can feel a bit overwhelming, especially if you do not have one clear favorite among your acceptances. Choosing where to go to college is, after all, a very important decision, so giving yourself some time to think about where you will spend your next four years is crucial. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with the ten most important factors to consider in your college conundrum!

Read More

Student looking to decide between accepted colleges