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How to Prepare for the IELTS Test with New Resources from IDP

Thursday | February 22, 2018 | by IDP

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You finally did it. You booked your IELTS test. You spent countless hours learning English. Vocabulary worksheets, essay homework, oral presentations, grammar correction—the list goes on and on. And now it is time for the big test. It is the test for immigration, the test for academic acceptance, and...

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A Guide to Universities in North America for Students with Special Needs

Wednesday | February 21, 2018 | by StudyPortals

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The great thing about the modern age is that we understand that everybody deserves a chance despite physical challenges. And, with people like Ludwig van Beethoven, Franklin Roosevelt, Helen Keller, and Frida Kahlo, who broke barriers and showed the world they were more than their disabilities, it is no...

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5 Daily Habits to Keep You Focused and Healthy at College

Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | by Mehran A. Tehrani

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Are you struggling to stay focused this semester? There is always something going on for college students, including school projects, time spent with friends, and extracurricular activities. I live and study in New York City as an international student, and I exercise five daily habits to keep myself focused...

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The Differences Between Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities

Friday | February 16, 2018 | by Yuanyuan "Rebecca" Fang

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International students often wonder what the differences are between liberal arts colleges (LACs) and national universities in the U.S., and which is a better option. The answers to these questions depend on your personal preferences, interests, educational needs, and career prospects. Before applying to U.S. colleges and universities, you...

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How to Stay Organized During the College Application Process

Thursday | February 15, 2018 | by Imelda Bangun

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The process of applying to college can be overwhelming, especially when applying to more than one university. As one anonymous author noted, “The best way to get something done is to begin,” but oftentimes different programs have different application forms, different requirements, and different deadlines. If applying to one...

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