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THE USA: Applying to University

International applicants: The questions you should ask

What questions should international applicants be asking an admissions department when they are applying abroad? Find out from an American admissions officer what questions from students pique his interest.

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With a thousand things to organise, it can be difficult to find the right questions to ask to get your study abroad application on the road.

Watch the video below as Richard O’Rourke, an admissions officer at Northern State University explains some key questions international students should ask when applying to study abroad.

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Northern State University

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6 questions to consider when applying to study abroad

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

'How do admissions officers decide if students have the correct qualifications?

'Do admissions officers "Facebook-stalk" students?'

‘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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