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Best universities in Wisconsin 2022

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Thu, 12/15/2022 - 09:57

Wisconsin is situated in the US Midwest. It borders Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan, as well as two Great Lakes.

The state is home to a number of thriving industries, from manufacturing to entertainment, as well as a good balance of city and country and a number of respected universities. Given that living costs in Wisconsin are slightly lower than those in other US states, it’s a good choice for students.

A variety of outdoor activities are on offer in this area, including fishing, skiing, hiking and water sports.

Universities with interesting exam superstitions

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Thu, 05/05/2022 - 10:10

Universities across the world have their own exam traditions and superstitions that come with the promise of exam success. 

Whether you believe them or not, it's interesting to see what kind of traditions have been passed down across generations of students on university campuses. 

However, it's important to note that you won't ace your exams simply by following these superstitions - nothing can replace hard work, preparation and a few good study sessions. 

SAT university admission test will go digital from 2023

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 01/31/2022 - 16:19

From March 2023, international students will be able to take the SAT test digitally at a test centre or in their school.

“The digital SAT will be easier to take, easier to give and more relevant,” said Priscilla Rodriguez, vice-president of College Readiness Assessments at College Board. “We’re not simply putting the current SAT on a digital platform – we’re taking full advantage of what delivering an assessment digitally makes possible. With input from educators and students, we are adapting to ensure we continue to meet their evolving needs.”

Scholarships available in the US for international students

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 01/25/2022 - 11:00

Degrees in America are expensive, but an abundance of scholarships are available to help international students out. 

Almost all universities have scholarship programmes, most of which are open to applications from international students – although you may need to take SAT or ACT tests. According to the Fulbright Commission, more than 600 American universities offer scholarships worth $20,000 or more to international students. They are typically assessed on either academic merit, financial need, or extracurricular contribution.

Best historically black colleges and universities in the United States 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 01/17/2022 - 13:03

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are a unique feature of the higher education landscape in the US. They are found mostly in the Southern States.

HBCUs were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to provide higher education for the African American community. This was because, before 1964, African Americans were not permitted to study in the majority of schools. 

Student visas for the US: what has changed under Covid-19?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 01/07/2022 - 15:22

If travel restrictions and online lessons weren’t enough, the US government has made some temporary changes to the usual F-1 and J-1 visa regulations to accommodate Covid-19. 

A few different student visas are available to study in the US and now that the application processes have changed, it can be difficult to keep on top of the requirements. 

Below is everything you need to know about the changes to student visa processes in the US that have come in as a result of the pandemic. 

Studying at a historically black college as an international student

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Thu, 01/06/2022 - 09:00

Created before the Civil Rights Act of 1964, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are higher education institutions that were originally set up to educate African American students before they were allowed to attend college alongside white students.

Nowadays, HBCUs welcome students from a range of ethnicities and backgrounds while continuing to champion African American culture and scholarship.

The unique learning experience and sense of community that HBCUs provide is well worth considering for international students interested in studying in the US.

Scholarship opportunities available at historically black colleges and universities

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Fri, 12/17/2021 - 09:00

The US welcomes thousands of international students every year, and there are many different types of universities that international students can choose from. Colleges that are unique to the US higher education landscape are historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). 

Created before the Civil Rights Act of 1964, HBCUs are higher education institutions that were originally set up to educate African American students before they were allowed to attend college alongside white students. 

Best universities in Pennsylvania 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 12/15/2021 - 16:16

Pennsylvania is nicknamed the Keystone State for its close proximity to many other regions. The state borders Lake Erie and Canada to the north, and the Mason-Dixon Line to the south which marks the start of the country’s southern region. It also borders New York in the east and Ohio and West Virginia in the west.

The cost of living in Pennsylvania is around the average cost of living in the United States, with housing less expensive than average.