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What is the difference between a resume and CV?

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 by ReachIvyOutreach

For academic purposes the two words are interchangeable and used based on which part of the world you are in. They both should provide a complete snapshot of your academic, professional and other relevant activities unless the school provides you with specific instructions/requirements.READ MORE

Can I apply to the US with a strong academic profile but minimal extra-curricular activities?

Posted on Feb 14, 2017 by ReachIvyOutreach

Yes you can apply but most US colleges value a holistic profile.  Strong academics are an important element, but schools also look at activities outside of the classroom. Ideally you should build your profile in a holistic manner.READ MORE

What is the procedure for predicted grades?

Posted on Feb 10, 2017 by ReachIvyOutreach

Include your predicted grades in the reference letter. If you are applying before you finish your school final examinations the referee should provide information about what grades or scores they expect you to achieve in your final exams.READ MORE

What is the procedure for predicted grades?

Posted on Feb 10, 2017 by ReachIvyOutreach

Your School Counselor can upload the grades in the common App, in the Optional Report Section. However also check application instructions for each school that you are applying to as some schools also have additional instructions with regards to predicted grades.READ MORE

Can I apply to UK colleges if I am enrolled in a State Board?

Posted on Feb 10, 2017 by ReachIvyOutreach

Each college and course has different requirements and it’s imperative you check the websites of your targeted colleges before applying.  For example: King’s College London is unable to consider the HSC board for entry onto their undergraduate degree programs. They currently are only able to consider CBSE or CISCE/ISC boards. Cambridge states: “Applicants from India..READ MORE

What financial aid options does my university offer?

Posted on Jul 07, 2016 by ReachIvyHelp

As each university has its own policies for international students, we strongly recommend that you: • Speak to the right contact at the University – it might be the International Student Services Department or the Financial Aid Office. It is important to be in contact with specific colleges of interest to determine whether each college..READ MORE

Where and how can I get funding?

Posted on Jul 07, 2016 by ReachIvyHelp

1. Personal Funding – This is one of the most popular ways. It generally involves funding through family, relatives or your own savings. 2. Company Sponsorship – Some organizations may fully or partly sponsor individuals for their postgraduate education. 3. University Aid – This includes: a) Merit-based scholarships, which are granted on the basis of..READ MORE

How much will an MBA cost?

Posted on Jul 07, 2016 by ReachIvyHelp

The average cost at a top university for the 2015 academic year is: US$75,500 /year. A number of factors influence this number, including: • Tuition fees, which vary depending on the program duration (1 year, 2 year) location (campus/city) and type of institution (public/private). • Living costs including rent, transportation, insurance, etc. • Personal lifestyle...READ MORE

How do I prepare for the admissions interview?

Posted on Jul 07, 2016 by ReachIvyHelp

The interview is a critical final step in the application process. This is when you really have the chance to “wow” your interviewer. The interview will be conducted by either the admissions board or an alumnus of the school depending on the interview process of each school. The interviews can take place on campus, in..READ MORE

Whom should I ask for a letter of recommendation?

Posted on Jul 07, 2016 by ReachIvyHelp

In general, your letters of recommendation should come from your primary supervisor at your current and previous place of work. However, review the application instructions thoroughly to determine the specific requirements.READ MORE

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