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THE USA: Applying to University

‘What documents should I include with my university application?’ [VIDEO]

Find out what kinds of students you should include as part of your application to study abroad courtesy of an American admissions officer.

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Applying to study abroad is a complex and time consuming process. It’s important that you include the correct documents in your application; otherwise you’re unlikely to be accepted.

Watch the video below as Richard O’Rourke, an admissions officer at Northern State University explains which documents students should expect to include within their application.

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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?

‘How is an American admissions office structured?’

‘What common mistakes do students make in their university applications?’

'What tips can you give for writing a university application?'


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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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