Study in the USA Newletters

Harvard Outreach Newsletter Issue 129 May 2024

Reception for the Harvard Class of 2028; Portrait of this year’s admits: achievements outside the classroom; Standardized testing to become compulsory at Harvard from the next admissions cycle; Standardized tests – start practising now!

Harvard Outreach Newsletter Issue 128, April 2024

Video: welcome to new Harvard admits!; College accepts 1,937 to Class of 2028; Undergraduates benefit from expansion of financial aid program; ‘Visitas’ welcome event for new admits; Information for students who have received offers of admission to US colleges; Information for students who will be applying to US colleges next year

Harvard Outreach Newsletter Issue 127, March 2024

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

Harvard Outreach Newsletter Issue 126, February 2024

Introduction to financial aid at Harvard; Financial aid explained in 30 seconds; 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

Harvard Outreach Newsletter Issue 125, January 2024

Parental support for students applying to university; World university rankings 2024; Which universities are ranked the highest for particular subjects?; Standardized tests – should I still take them; Researching US colleges

Harvard Outreach Newsletter Issue 122, October 2023

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?

Harvard Outreach Newsletter Issue 120, August 2023

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.

Harvard Outreach Newsletter Issue 119, July 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