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Preparing Your Child for an International Education – The Early Years

If you have a child, without a doubt you have spent at least some time worrying about his or her education—which school should you enroll them in, what extracurricular programs will help them develop themselves better, which careers and subjects should they be preparing for, etc.  As counselors, we get calls from parents of children...
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Guide to Researching Universities

One of the best ways to find reliable information about a university is directly through the university’s website. Here you should be able to find all of the facts and figures that you need to understand the university, its programs, its admissions requirements, and financial aid options. While much of the information you are looking...
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Building Your Resume

A resume is a record of your accomplishments in your professional, academic and extracurricular experiences. Think of a resume as an advertisement of yourself. Your resume should grab the attention of the reader in a way that leads them to meet and interview you. It should demonstrate how your skills and abilities fit the requirement...
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5 Reasons to Study Abroad

Hello! I am Minnu and I am the University Counselor at The IKC. Every week, I will be writing a little piece called “Minnu’s Minute” that will give you my perspective or experience about one aspect of applying to college or attending university in the U.S.! When I was 18 I decided to pursue my...
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Intern or Volunteer This Summer!

It’s April, and many of you have begun or are looking forward to your summer holidays. You’ve worked hard, and it’s time for a little bit of R&R. But we at the IKC know that you probably aren’t taking your entire vacation to rest, right?! You are busy students with exams to study for, summer...
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Waitlisted?

It’s that time of year! If you have applied to begin university in the U.S. next fall, you have probably received your admissions decision. And this decision is one of the following 3: yes, no, or maybe.
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The ACT According to Anvesh

Meet Anvesh, a Bangalore student finishing up his 12th. Anvesh recently wrote the ACT, an exam that measures students’ college readiness and is accepted alongside the SAT at most U.S. universities. Since the ACT isn’t as common in India as the SAT is, we caught up with Anvesh to hear about his experience.
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