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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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14August2014

Campus Safety Abroad

by Originally published in Hindustan Times Education Supplement.

Recent news about the tragic mass killing at The University of California at Santa Barbara unsettled those with an eye on higher education abroad. As an alumna of this notoriously scenic university, with its freewheeling, peace-loving ethos I have been especially rattled. We are all asking, how a young student, who is at one moment

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4June2014

Common Essay Mistakes

by Originally Published in Hindustan Times Education Supplement

A lot of applicants plan to spend their summer working on essays. These are an important component of every student’s complete application package and the more thought and time that goes into writing them, the better. Students who start early are able to try out different stories, refine the telling of those stories so that

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28May2014

Planning For Your MBA

by Originally published in Hindustan Times Education Supplement

    It’s the height of summer applicant aspiring to do their MBA abroad are getting serious about applications for the end of the year. But applications are due sooner than usual with Harvard Business School as the first out of the gate with a September 9th deadline. Other applications are due starting in early

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7May2014

Post-Bachelors Degree Plans

by Originally Published in Hindustan Times Education Supplement

Finished Final year Bachelors, what to do now? It is that time of year, when I hear from many students who are finishing their final year bachelors and planning for further studies abroad. Concerns of recent graduates range from ‘I am totally confused’ to ‘I know exactly where I want to study, but I do

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5May2014

Latest news on The New SAT

by Originally Published in Hindustan Times Education Supplement

News has been buzzing over the past week with reports and analysis of imminent changes to the SAT. Last week, David Coleman, President of College Board, which owns and administers the test, revealed the details of the proposed changes. In the new version of the test, the writing section will be optional, scoring will return

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