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What Makes Macleans College an Excellent International School
If you want to give your child an international high school experience, consider New Zealand, a safe destination renowned for its emphasis on academic excellence. Ranked as one of the world’s leading English-speaking countries focussed on preparing students for the future, New Zealand is home to several top international schools.  Macleans College in Auckland is …

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17/08/2023
Boarding School
7 Compelling Reasons to Send Your Child to Boarding School
Recently, there has been a distinct trend of Indian families opting to enrol their children in domestic and international boarding schools. This shift is particularly evident in British boarding institutions, where Indian students account for roughly 16 percent of the total population. Similarly, in Swiss boarding schools, Indian students constitute approximately two to five percent …

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17/08/2023
Undergraduate
Singapore Undergraduate Studies: Everything You Need to Know
Singapore provides an exceptional environment for undergraduate students seeking unparalleled opportunities to acquire knowledge and cultivate critical thinking skills. It is home to around 55,000 international students, of which 43 percent are pursuing undergraduate courses. Some of its most sought-after degrees include cybersecurity, media and animation, hospitality and tourism, business analytics and digital economy, logistics …

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10/08/2023
Postgraduate
Master’s Programme Inquiry Email Made Easy: Sample Included
The online application process for master’s degree courses often leaves applicants with numerous unanswered questions. Sending a master’s programme inquiry email to a graduate school gets you the correct information and helps you build connections that positively affect your application. In this article, we explain a master’s programme inquiry email, its importance and how you …

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10/08/2023
Undergraduate
Demonstrated Interest: Why it’s Important for Undergraduate Admissions
Many US colleges for international students have become highly selective. Harvard University’s acceptance rate fell from 10.5 percent to 3.19 percent within a decade. Besides the best and brightest, universities are looking for sincerity. Students must demonstrate interest to express their desire to join the college.  What is demonstrated interest?  Unlike your grades, test scores, …

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03/08/2023
Undergraduate
Extracurricular Activities: Everything you need to know for US College Application
Along with grades and test scores, extracurricular activities are critical to your university application. They enable colleges to see if you can go beyond the classroom and contribute to their campus life. According to Jorge Delgado, Associate Director of International Admissions at Brandeis University, “there are only so many hours in the day. So seeing …

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03/08/2023
Postgraduate
5 Mistakes You Need to Avoid in Postgraduate Applications
Mastering the art of a successful postgraduate application is a meticulous process that demands four to five months of diligent planning. Even the most organised individuals often commit a few common mistakes that can hinder their chances of success. In this post, we will explore five prevalent mistakes made during postgraduate applications and provide valuable …

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27/07/2023
Undergraduate
Study Medicine in the UK: A Complete Guide for Undergraduates
The UK has a long tradition of educating medical students. UK-trained doctors practise medicine globally and are recognised for their clinical skills. In 2022, the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, University College London, Imperial College London and King’s College London ranked among the top 20 medical colleges in the world. Here’s everything you need …

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27/07/2023
Postgraduate
7 Strong Reasons Why Europe is Excellent for Postgraduate Studies
Cultural differences, the lack of programmes taught in English, and the perceived expenses associated with education have discouraged students from considering Europe as a study destination. However, universities in Europe have acknowledged these challenges and taken proactive steps to address them. Over the past three years, the Postgraduate Team at The Red Pen has collaborated …

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12/07/2023
Postgraduate
How to Leverage University Networks in Your Master’s Application
Competitive international universities often emphasise their extensive networks. According to an article from the Harvard Business Review, neglecting to engage in networking can hinder one’s ability to gain leadership and guidance. Columbia University, on the other hand, highlights the importance of networking in getting a lead on a job, gathering information, or connecting with people …

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12/07/2023
Undergraduate
US Undergraduate Standardised Testing: All You Need to Know
Although several US colleges have introduced test-optional and test-blind admissions policies, standardised testing is still significant for undergraduate applications to US universities. It may be in your best interest to take these tests. Even though the test may not be compulsory, a good score may tip the scales in your favour and increase your chances …

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04/07/2023
Undergraduate
UC Application Made Easy: A Guide for International Students
Considered one of the best public university systems in the US, the University of California (UC) has nine undergraduate campuses – UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, UC Irvine, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, UC Riverside, and UC Merced. You must apply through the UC application form to pursue your undergraduate degree …

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30/06/2023