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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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25July2012

The New Schools

by Originally published in HT Education

New schools popping up everywhere, what does it mean for your study 
abroad plans?   There seem to be announcements on the side of every BEST bus these days advertising a new “international school”. Whether it’s the Ascend’s school’s new elementary programs, HBV’s IBDP efficiently squeezed between the Western Railway tracks and Marine Drive or

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7June2012

Busting Some Study Abroad Myths

by Originally published in The HT Education Supplement

Who should consider studying abroad? When you think of studying abroad several stereotypes come to mind: rich kids from IB schools, total brainiacs from HSC schools or IITians who want an MBA. Well here I hope to muddle those stereotypes a bit and dispel some of the myths around the kind of students who can

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30May2012

It’s May, What Should Undergraduate Applicants Be Doing?

by Originally published in HT, Education Supplement

“Aaah, the recommendations!” was the exasperated cry of one of my clients at the end of last year. He had worked tirelessly on every part of his application, but had failed to request letters of recommendations from his teachers. By mid-December his teachers were swamped with requests and wouldn’t be able to give the letters

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