Worldwide events in the last few years, primarily brought on by Covid-19, have had an effect on almost every aspect of life, and applying to college is no exception. While this process has become increasingly competitive as the number of applications has increased by over 150% in the last two decades, despite a relatively stable […]
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As everyone pays more attention to international education, many parents have started planning their children’s education routes early. “When should my children go to America?” has become a concerning question for parents to consider. Today Ivy Talent Education will dive deeper into the topic, giving parents general guidance on when parents should allow their children
At the time of writing, students from Vietnam are the sixth largest group of students studying abroad in America, as more students attend American universities and high schools. The increase in Vietnamese students studying abroad indicates a strong interest in the American educational system. This is rooted in the significant differences between American and Vietnamese education systems. Ivy Talent will
Application Season 2020 – 2021 – Avoiding Common Mistakes in your Personal Statement and Supplements
Personal statements and supplemental essays can make or break an application. For students looking to join the class of 2025, it is especially crucial to have a strong personal statement as standardized tests have been made optional.
The international outbreak of COVID-19 upended many college-bound students’ plans. Typically, juniors and seniors fill their summers with internships, trips abroad, and/or college preparatory courses.
The college admissions process is already harrowing. With high schools switching over to pass/fail grading and standardized test dates being postponed or even cancelled, the pressure felt by rising juniors and seniors is quickly turning to panic as they face the unknown.
Educational differences between China and the US stem from cultural norms, population, and resources. During recent years, more and more students have attended American summer school programs. After experiencing American education first-hand, many of these students become more interested in attending a secondary school in the US.
As China’s economic development continues and people’s understanding of overseas countries has grown, more and more families have found value in the diversity of educational options in Western countries, in particular when it comes to shaping well-rounded students.
Deciding to send your children to school in America is a big decision. For most international students and their families, attending an American school is not only about academics, but also about the diverse student body, extracurricular activities, and the sense of community unique to boarding school environments.