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APPLYING TO AMERICAN COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES. AGENDA. OVERVIEW OF STATISTICS TYPES OF U.S. COLLEGES WHAT DO COLLEGES LOOK FOR ADMISSIONS CRITERIA THE COMMON APPLICATION APPLICATION TYPES ATHLETES PREPARATIONS BEFORE GRADE 12. Thinking of US Colleges?.

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Applying to american colleges universities

APPLYING TO AMERICAN COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES


Agenda

AGENDA

  • OVERVIEW OF STATISTICS

  • TYPES OF U.S. COLLEGES

  • WHAT DO COLLEGES LOOK FOR

  • ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

  • THE COMMON APPLICATION

  • APPLICATION TYPES

  • ATHLETES

  • PREPARATIONS BEFORE GRADE 12


Thinking of us colleges

Thinking of US Colleges?

COLLEGE SELECTION IS A FIT TO BE MADE…NOT A PRIZE TO BE WON!


Application s up

APPLICATION #’S UP

HARVARD +15%

PRINCETON +29%

BROWN +20%

CORNELL +35%


The result

THE RESULT?

ACCEPTANCE RATES DOWN


Passion commitment and expressed interest in the school

passion, commitment and expressed interest in the school


Types of schools

TYPES OF SCHOOLS

  • LIBERAL ARTS

  • PRIVATE

  • IVY LEAGUE

  • ART DESIGN SCHOOLS

  • MUSIC SCHOOLS

  • PUBLIC


Ivy league brown columbia cornell dartmouth harvard princeton u penn yale

IVY LEAGUEBrown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, U Penn., Yale.


Top private universities caltech duke georgetown johns hopkins mit northwestern stanford

TOP PRIVATE UNIVERSITIESCALTECHDUKE, GEORGETOWNJOHNS HOPKINS MITNORTHWESTERNSTANFORD


Top public universities

TOP PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES

  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY

  • UC BERKLEY

  • UCLA

  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

  • US MILITARY ACADEMY

  • US NAVAL ACADEMY


Top liberal arts colleges

TOP LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES

  • AMHERST

  • BOWDOIN

  • HAVERFORD

  • MIDDLEBURY

  • SWARTHMORE

  • WILLIAMS


Top art and design schools

TOP ART AND DESIGN SCHOOLS

  • CAL ARTS

  • COOPER UNION

  • R.I.S.D.

  • YALE UNIVERSITY


Top music schools

TOP MUSIC SCHOOLS

  • BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC

  • CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC

  • JULLIARD SCHOOL

  • NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY


What do schools look for

WHAT DO SCHOOLS LOOK FOR?


What do schools look for1

WHAT DO SCHOOLS LOOK FOR?


What do schools look for2

WHAT DO SCHOOLS LOOK FOR?


The common application

THE COMMON APPLICATION


The common app

THE COMMON APP


Check list

CHECK LIST

  • The Common Application form

  • High School transcripts

  • SAT/ACT scores

  • 2 SAT subject tests

  • Long Essay

  • Short Essay

  • Supplementals

  • List of Extra-curriculars

  • 2 teacher recommendations

  • Counsellor recommendation

  • Interview


What they consider

WHAT THEY CONSIDER


Application types

APPLICATION TYPES


Preparing yourself for the process

PREPARING YOURSELF FOR THE PROCESS


Keep in the loop

Keep in the Loop

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