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Re: How and what is the best way to get a medicine scolarship in the US or any other leading country like Switzerland or Germany? (i'm in currently in the 10th grade)

  By: on March 5, 2020, 3:28 a.m.

The US Colleges require 4 years of UG education before applying to Medical programs. There are however 7-8 year integrated Med programs at schools like Northwestern, Brown, Baylor, Case Western, Univ of Washington St Louis, etc that you may wa...

Re: What kinds of Subjects are offered in the US Colleges?

  By: on Jan. 11, 2020, 7:09 a.m.

The undergraduate programs in US Colleges include Liberal Arts, Business, Social Sciences, and STEM.

  1. Liberal Arts
    Some of the typical subjects that fall under the Liberal Arts category includes but are not limited to:
    Humanities - Art, Classical...

Re: Do you have to do A - Levels in order to enter a good US university?

  By: on Jan. 8, 2020, 1:17 a.m.

The answer is Yes. You cannot get into the Ivies or similar Universities in the US with GCSEs alone. You will need A Levels or IB, etc to be admitted.
Bear in mind that the acceptance rate in these colleges/universities is in single digits, so exc...

Re: What are the requirements to apply to US Colleges?

  By: on Dec. 12, 2019, 2:12 a.m.

Hi Tasneem,
Thank you for your question. I had responded to a similar question in the Forum (
I will repeat it for your benefit again.

I must say that t...

Re: Do US Colleges have Open Admissions?

  By: on Dec. 12, 2019, 2:04 a.m.

Yes, US Colleges have Open Admissions.

Open Admission generally means that the admission process is not selective. Admission is offered if a student has a high school diploma or GED certificate.

There are public, private independent, private li...

Re: is there anybody who could help me while I am applying to colleges?

  By: on Dec. 7, 2019, 9:14 p.m.

Here are a couple of resources available to you as you apply to colleges.

  1. Experts - College Counselors who help college-bound students with all aspects of the college application - e.g., picking a list of colleges, positioning your application s...

Re: How does one send the IELTS score?

  By: on Oct. 11, 2019, 11:29 p.m.

Hi Kushaang,
According to the IELTS site, here are the instructions on how to send the score to US Colleges:

"Requests for score delivery to institutions must be submitted directly to the test center where you took the IELTS test. Scores are avai...

Re: Attendance

  By: on June 22, 2019, 5:34 a.m.

Not all classes have final exams. It depends on the class. Some dont take attendance.

Re: Living

  By: on June 22, 2019, 5:34 a.m.

Yep, I'd say so. Theres plenty of international communities if you need help.

Re: Food

  By: on June 1, 2019, 3:10 a.m.

Yes, there will be plenty of veg options for food. The food at UC Berkeley had a lot of veg and vegan options available.

Re: asks: Would really like to know how much would it cost to attend medicine college

  By: on May 30, 2019, 3:55 a.m.

Hi Thrupthi,
Thanks for your question. In the US, you would need a 4-year undergraduate degree before you can start medical school.

The median four-year cost of medical school (including expenses and books) was $278,455 for private schools, and $...

Re: how are the circullum

  By: on May 28, 2019, 7:58 p.m.

Hi Urvi,

The curriculum in US Colleges really depends on each College. There are a number of independent sources that have ranked the courses within the US and worldwide.
For example, US News and World today has annual lists that you could look a...

Re: Requirements for US Colleges

  By: on May 28, 2019, 3:53 a.m.

Hi Sanjana,
This question is best answered in the context of a specific College.

While each US College has its own set of requirements and admission criteria, broadly they are the following:
SAT Scores - typically a range for each college
GPA - a...

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