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THE UK: Before you leave

What are the differences in British and American academic cultures? [VIDEO]

Learn all about the British academic system from an American student studying abroad in the UK, as she compares it to that in her own country...

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Don’t let the shared language fool you: Britain and the US are very different countries, with very different academic cultures. But once you understand the key points of difference, there’s nothing stopping you from getting the grades you want.

Watch the video below as Emilia, an American student studying at the University of Bristol, explains some key academic differences between the UK and US.

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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.