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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

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 01, 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 Financial Aid Office. It is important to be in contact with specific colleges of interest to determine whether each college has..READ MORE

Where and how can I get funding?

Posted on Jul 01, 2016 by ReachIvyHelp

1. Personal Funding – This is one of the most popular ways. it generally involves funding through family and relatives. 2. University Aid – This includes: a) Merit-based scholarships, which are granted on the basis of special skills, talents, or abilities. Merit-based scholarships are usually very competitive. b) Need-based scholarships are awarded based on financial..READ MORE

How much will it cost to study in the UK?

Posted on Jul 01, 2016 by ReachIvyHelp

The itemized average costs at a top university for one academic year (2015/16) are: Cost Item (in Pounds) Tuition: 13,000 Room & Board: 9,000 Transportation: 1,700 Other (entertainment, insurance, books): 2,300 Total Per Year: 26,000 The numbers can significantly vary based on your chosen degree, location and personal lifestyle.READ MORE

How do I prepare for the admissions interview?

Posted on Jul 01, 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

Why is the reference letter important when applying for a degree in the UK?

Posted on Jul 01, 2016 by ReachIvyHelp

Your reference letter can reveal a number of things about you to the admissions office, including your academic strengths, areas of interest, personal qualities and community service. You only need 1 letter and it should offer insights into who you are, and indicate whether you are a right fit for the course and college that..READ MORE

Why are extracurricular activities important when applying for a degree in the UK?

Posted on Jul 01, 2016 by ReachIvyHelp

Engagement outside of the classroom is an important aspect of the college application process. While UK universities’ first points of focus are grades and academic strength, extracurricular activities allow you to distinguish yourself from other applicants and reinforce your interest in your course area. The Personal Statement and Employment sections of the UCAS form provides..READ MORE

What are the TOEFL and IELTS?

Posted on Jul 01, 2016 by ReachIvyHelp

The TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language) and the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) are two popular choices of English proficiency tests, and are accepted by most universities. Most colleges require international students to have completed one, with the grade requirements and preference (if any) clearly stated on the website, as part..READ MORE

Where are predicted scores listed?

Posted on Jul 01, 2016 by ReachIvyHelp

The reference letter in your application should provide more information about what grades or scores you are expected to achieve in your final exams.READ MORE

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