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What to Expect This Fall for American Colleges and Universities
July 2, 2020

Four Scenarios That Colleges are Considering While the full scope of the COVID-19 pandemic is yet to be known, one thing is for certain: The Fall 2020 semester at American colleges and universities, and possibly foreign education institutions, will look drastically different than every semester that has come before. Plans are fluid as coronavirus numbers…

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15 Things to Know if You Want to Do Your University Studies Abroad
July 1, 2020

The Pros and Cons of Attending School Overseas Have you considered doing your university studies outside the United States? Many globally-minded students are strongly considering various international options now, and the good news is that universities around the world are eager to welcome students from around the world to study overseas. For the last 5…

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Texas Colleges and Universities: Texas A&M, Rice University, Trinity College, Schreiner University and the University of Houston
July 25, 2018

  Starting the Texas Tour Prior to the IECA Conference in Austin this year, I had the opportunity to visit 6 Texas colleges and universities in east and central Texas with a group of other IECA college consultants. Starting on a Sunday night at the Hilton School of Hospitality Management at the University of Houston,…

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Western Canadian Boarding Schools Rock!
July 11, 2018

Cobalt blue skies, soaring evergreen trees, lush ferns, glacial lakes, hidden coves,  and ocean views – few places in the world are as lovely as the islands of Victoria and Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. I had the pleasure of traveling there in April at the invitation of the Canadian Association of Independent Schools to…

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11 Ways to Ace the Boarding School or College Zoom Interview
January 21, 2014

by guest blogger Kristina Grappo Okay real talk. Zoom (or other video chat feature) interviews are great. You don’t have to leave your house, you don’t have to wear pants, the possibilities are really endless. Technology– ammiright?!Don’t get too excited yet though. There are many of elements of a video appointment that you still need…

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Helping International Students Find a Good College
October 21, 2013

Almost all the parents with whom I work tell me that they just want their child to go to a “good” college. However, when asked to define the term, they have a harder time explaining what they mean by a “good” college other than they saw the name in a ranking list . I understand…

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