Monthly Archives: June 2015

  • Why the U.S. – Sara-Ann (Mount Holyoke ’18)

    Posted on June 23, 2015 by admin in Uncategorized.

    Going to university so far from home can be daunting for some. After spending a year abroad, Sara-Ann Yong (Mount Holyoke ’18) shares a few reasons she wanted to further her studies in the US back when she was applying to university, and a few reasons that she sticks by her decision today. My biggest […]

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  • Myth: U.S education is no different from education elsewhere – Yeng Kerng (Cal Poly ’18)

    Posted on June 20, 2015 by admin in Mythbusters.

    Is going to school in the US different from going to school in any other country? In our Mythbusters series, Yeng Kerng (Cal Poly ‘18) shares about his experiences furthering his studies in the land of the free. The United States of America – land of the free and home to an increasing populace of […]

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  • Dear Past Self – Amanda (Wesleyan ’19)

    Posted on June 17, 2015 by admin in Dear Past Self.

    As she gets prepped to leave for her first year in the land of the free, Amanda Yeoh (Wesleyan ‘19) reflects on some things she would have liked to have known while she was applying to university. Here’s the second edition of our “Dear Past Self” series. Dear Amanda, I generally don’t spend too much […]

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  • Dear Past Self – May May (UPenn ’17)

    Posted on June 11, 2015 by admin in Dear Past Self.

    If our facilitators could give any advice to their former applicant selves, what would they say? In the first of our “Dear Past Self” series, May May Pau (University of Pennsylvania, ’17) reflects on all nighters, cherry blossom adventures and her journey so far in the U.S..  As I look at my half-packed suitcase at […]

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