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THE USA: Applying to University

'What admissions test do I take for graduate study?' [VIDEO]

Learn which admissions test you should take if you’re considering completing your graduate education in America

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Next to sorting out your visa and choosing a graduate programme that’s right for you, it can be difficult to get your head around the admissions process for US graduate schools.

Watch the video below as Taro, a Japanese student who studied in America, explains the admission tests required for different US graduate programmes.

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The US Higher Education System...simplified

What admissions test to take, and how to prepare

Watch more clips from our Hangout with Taro:

‘How can study abroad improve your career prospects?’

‘Why study a graduate course in America?’

‘Where should I study, in America?’

‘What classes can I take at community college?’

‘What can you do once you graduate in America?’

‘How can I make new friends when studying abroad?’

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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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