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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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14March2018

Should you study at the Indian campus of a global university?

by Originally published in The HT Education Supplement

As global universities set up campuses across the world or affiliate with local universities in various countries, you may ask yourself “Why should I go all the way to America or Canada or the UK to study? Why not join one of these campuses closer to home?” While the countries of origin may have a

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29July2017

What are ‘MBA Goals’ and Why Do They Matter?

by The Red Pen

Strange as it might sound, one of the things that really stumps MBA candidates, when they work on their business school applications, are questions focused on their career and personal goals. More than one applicant has been surprised, and a little overwhelmed, when they realize that a core part of their MBA application is the

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5January2017

Getting Camera Ready!

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

The wonders of technology have made it simpler than ever for foreign colleges to communicate directly with international students. But navigating these virtual interactions to project composure and competence takes skill. The most dazzling resume and polished oral communication skills can be undone by a patchy internet connection, flickering video feed or unintended imagery on your screen. Read below for 10 tips on how to master the video interview:

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10December2016

Applying to US colleges? Read & review before you submit!

by The Red Pen

It is almost the middle of December and many of you in grade 12 are now down to the last stretch before submitting your US college applications as the January 1 deadline looms near. The last couple of months have been tough: juggling school, research and exams with seemingly endless application work – choosing colleges,

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1December2016

Treat Oxbridge interviews like discussions

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

Oxbridge Interviews and Pooling System   There are numerous myths around the interview system at Oxbridge. Do not fret, you will not be asked to peel an orange thrown at you or anything of that sort. These interviews are only to help the university staff decipher if you will be able to thrive in the

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