Study in the USA Newletters
School Visits Programme January – April 2024; Sutton Trust US Programme 2024; Teachers and university advisers – what information do you need to provide to US colleges in support of your students?
USA College Day, 23/24 September; Harvard College application requirements 2023/24; Harvard Admissions Office ‘whole person review’; Athletic applications at Ivy League colleges; What’s the difference between ‘Early Action’ and ‘Regular Action’ when applying to US colleges?; What should I be doing now if I am applying to US colleges next year?
USA College Day, 23/24 September 2023; Frequently asked questions at the Harvard stand; First year students arrive on campus; Welcoming ceremony for Class of 2027
Applying to US colleges for entry in 2024 (class of 2028) – an outline of the two main application platforms; Differences between the US and UK university application systems; Introduction to the Personal Essay and a full list of 2023/24 essay titles for the Common App and the Coalition for College – plus guidelines on how to answer them; USA College Day, 23-24 September 2023.
Online application forms for US colleges go live on 1st August; Two ways of applying: Common App and Coalition for College; Tips and resources for students, teachers and recommenders; Making the most of summer 2023; Newsletter now available on our website
School Visits Programme – book now for the autumn term; Harvard Commencement Ceremony, 25 May 2023; Important information if you are applying to US colleges next year
Reception for the Harvard Class of 2027; Achievements outside the classroom; Admissions update for next admission cycles
Harvard College makes regular admission offers to 1,220; Undergraduate financial aid increased for the 2nd year in succession; ‘Visitas’ welcome event for new admits and deferrals; Information for students who have received offers of admission to US colleges; Information for students who will be applying to US colleges next year
Admissions decisions to be released on 30th March; What should I do if I’m offered a place?; What should I do if I’m put on the waitlist?; What should I do if I’m not offered a place?; Essential tasks if you wish to apply to American colleges in the future; Where to go for further information
Best thing about Harvard: the diverse community; Financial aid at Harvard; Financial aid: four students share their personal experiences; How financial aid works at Harvard; Step by step process for international students applying for financial aid; Worked examples using Harvard’s Net Price Calculator; Other US colleges that are ‘need-blind’ for international students
Best thing about Harvard: making new friends!; World university rankings 2023; Which universities are ranked the highest for particular subjects?; Standardized tests – should I still take them?; Researching US colleges; Parental support for students applying to university
Early Action admits to the Harvard Class of 2027; Expanded Harvard Financial Aid Initiative; Standardized testing to remain optional at Harvard for another three years; What you need to be doing right now if you want to apply to US colleges