Tag: undergrad admissions

SAT Exam Syllabus (2018-19)

SAT is a paper-based standardized test that is used as one of the entrance criteria for admission to universities and colleges in the US. School students from around the world take the SAT to showcase their college-preparedness and skills that they have developed at school. Read more

AP Exams: What they can do for you!

AP stands for Advanced Placement Program. This program allows high school students to take college-level courses and earn credits while still at school. Taking APs demonstrates high academic motivation and learning potential—skills that translate into success at the college level and beyond. AP classes are managed by the College Board which conducts the SAT as well. Each AP course ends with a college-level exam and is scored on a scale of 1-5, with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest. Read more

How to Create a Great Profile for Undergraduate Admissions

This post deals with the requirements of a successful undergraduate application and what colleges expect while evaluating prospective applications.

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Standardized Tests

Firstly, colleges look at your scores on standardized tests such as the SAT, IELTS and TOEFL. This helps them find common ground for the students’ basic skillset in quant and verbal because different schools around the world have different standards for awarding board marks and percentages. Do ensure that you have a high score in whichever standardized test(s) you’re appearing for, and do remember that they are necessary criteria (though by no means sufficient) for admission.  For SAT preparation you can get in touch us for a free Counselling Session to answer all your queries on the SAT exam. Read more

How much does your choice of undergraduate major abroad impact your career success?

Getting an admit into a big name college abroad for undergraduate studies is a great feeling – right post school, it is almost like a student is given entry to a sweet shop, and has access to the best courses, the best faculty, the best fellow students, the best fun times and the best long term options. In such a situation, there is an unlimited upside for a student who is able to find a course of study that is well suited both to his / her skills and interests. Read more