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A collection of articles from The Red Pen team
on wide ranging topics related to studying abroad

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A collection of articles from The Red Pen team on wide ranging topics related to studying abroad.

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24December2015

Why recommendation letters are a vital link

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

As application deadlines approach pressure is on not just the applicants but also the recommenders. If you work in an educational institute or a large corporate setting, there is a chance you may be asked to write a recommendation letter on behalf of a student or employee. For Universities abroad, letters of Recommendation (LORs) form an important part of

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22December2015

‘Set aside time to explore other pursuit’

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

Applicants I worked with last year have completed their first semester of studies abroad. Most of them come back to talk about how eye-opening and enriching the experience has been. In a nutshell, the resources, exposure and peer interaction they have encountered over the past four to five months has far exceeded their expectations. What

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15December2015

Indians studying in the US are a profitable investment in talent

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Education Supplement

Recent Open Doors Report data from the Institute of International Education revealed that the number of Indian students enrolling in higher education in the US grew by 30% last year. This data was all over the news. But what does it tell us about education in India? It reconfirms what we have known for a while: India

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