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THE USA: Applying to University

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

An admissions officer from Northern State University shares some tips for writing an application to study in America.


Writing a strong university application can be challenging, particularly for foreign students. But a well-written application will significantly increase your chances of getting accepted.

Watch the video below as Richard O’Rourke, an admissions officer at Northern State University, shares some tips on how to write a successful university application.

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‘What questions should international applicants ask when applying?’

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

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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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