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'What makes a university application stand out?' [VIDEO]

Find out how to make your university application stand out in a positive way


Admissions officers process hundreds of applications each semester, so it’s important to make yours stand out.

Watch the video below as Richard O’Rourke, an admissions officer at Northern State University explains how to make your university application stand out in a positive way, and why students enrolled in Intensive English courses are looked upon favourably.

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Application checklist: essential documents

Watch more clips from our Hangout with Richard O’Rourke:

‘Why should I study in America’s Mid-West?’

 ‘What questions should international applicants ask when applying?’

‘When and how are admissions interviews conducted?’                  

'What is the average day for an admissions officer like?'

'What documents should I include in my university application?'

‘How is an American admissions office structured?’


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Monica Karpinski received her BA (Media and Communications) and Diploma in Modern Languages (French) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. An art and culture aficionado, in her spare time Monica enjoys film, reading and writing about art.


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