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Re: Which US Universities have the Co-op program?

  By: on March 5, 2020, 2:58 a.m.

Here is a list of US Colleges with co-op programs:

Northeastern University
Drexel University
Arcadia University
Bates College
Berkelee College of Music
California Institute of Technology
Carnegie Mellon University
Centre College
Champlain College...

Re: I want to practice speaking English and I’m disabled

  By: on March 5, 2020, 2:53 a.m.

I did some digging and found some resources to get you started. I am not sure how effective these are since I haven't used these myself.

There are a number of sites that help practice speaking in English -

  1. italki - has speaking partners fr...

Re: What is the average grade needed to get to Harvard?

  By: on Feb. 26, 2020, 1:30 a.m.

The average high school GPA for the Harvard class of 2022 was 3.90 out of unweighted scale of 4.0.
The average SAT score was 1512 of a possible 1600 and the average ACT score was 34.
FYI, the admitted students took the SAT/ACT tests twice on an av...

Re: Which Top US Colleges are the cheapest for International Students?

  By: on Jan. 11, 2020, 6:44 a.m.

I am going provide two responses to this.

The first is based on scholarships/aid that the Top Colleges provide International Students. The Universities are:
1. Columbia University (NY)
2. Skidmore University (NY)
3. Duke University (NC)
4. Amher...

Re: What's the difference between Engineering Science and Applied Science?

  By: on Jan. 11, 2020, 6:17 a.m.

I looked it up and Penn State Engineering Department defines "Engineering Science" as a broad discipline that encompasses many different scientific principles and associated mathematics that underlie engineering. It integrates engineering, biologi...

Re: Which are the best cities to go to College in the USA?

  By: on Jan. 11, 2020, 6:07 a.m.

While this may be a matter of opinion, for International Students, especially those from India, the following cities (with Colleges in the area listed) would be among the best to pick from:

San Francisco/Bay Area

  • Stanford University
  • University ...

Re: Which is the lowest ( GPA) average that US Colleges accept?

  By: on Dec. 20, 2019, 12:47 a.m.

As you probably know, each US College has its own criteria and requirements for admission. These include a number of categories. So, the GPA is one of those categories - while very important has to be evaluated in the context of all the other ...

Re: What should an average GPA be for acceptance to a good university?

  By: on Dec. 15, 2019, 4:32 a.m.

In general you need a high GPA to be accepted by the top US Colleges. To give you examples, here are the average GPAs that got recent admissions to the following Colleges:

Stanford - GPA 4.18
Berkeley - unweighted GPA 3.85, weighted 4.39
CMU - G...

Re: What is the range of prices to apply in the US colleges

  By: on Dec. 12, 2019, 2:27 a.m.

The average Application fee for UG applications to US Colleges is $43 according to US News.
You will probably find that $50 fee is quite common. The Ivies cost about $75 per application.
If you are applying to Stanford University, it is going ...

Re: Which universities provide scholarship for bachelor degrees?

  By: on Dec. 12, 2019, 1:41 a.m.

Thank you for your question.

Here are a few resources from our community that you should find useful to get a list of Universities and the financial aid/scholarships that are available: (You will have to copy and paste the URLs in the browser)


Re: best universities for

  By: on Sept. 8, 2019, 1:36 a.m.

Hi Vansh,

The Wall Street Journal 2020 College Rankings just came out. The top Engineering undergraduate universities are as follows:

  1. Harvard University
  2. MIT
  3. Yale University
  4. University of Pennsylvania
  5. California Institute of Technology
  6. Princeton...

Re: asks: (For Admissions) Which takes precedence GPA or ACT/SAT/SAT 2 scores

  By: on May 31, 2019, 11:58 p.m.

This is a good question. In general, for most competitive colleges a good GPA is a necessary condition - given that most applicants will have have GPAs. In addition, GPAs vary from school to school based on courses, teachers and class makeup to na...

Re: asks: Grades Required?

  By: on May 31, 2019, 1:01 a.m.

Also see this post in this forum

Re: asks: Grades Required?

  By: on May 31, 2019, 1 a.m.

Hi, Each college has its own admission criteria which you can find on the College websites. Here are some examples avg High School GPAs for admission for some US Colleges:

  • Stanford GPA 4.18
  • Yale GPA 4.12
  • UC Berkeley GPA 3.85
  • MIT GPA 4.16

Bear ...

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