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The Future of AP Testing and College Credit

Although high AP scores have traditionally translated to credits for introductory-level university courses, schools are increasingly questioning this practice. According to this New York Times article, Dartmouth College has recently decided to stop awarding credit to students with high AP … Continue reading

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Conditional Admissions and Pathway Programs

Pathway and conditional admission programs have been growing for years. With this growth, some question whether or not universities are lowering admissions standards or making an American education accessible to more. Read on for more ideas about this question! Conditionally … Continue reading

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중앙대-한국외대 ‘1+3 국제특별전형’ 폐쇄… 학생 수백명 오갈 데 없어져

Source:  DongA.com – http://news.donga.com/Society/3/03/20130116/52349409/1 수험생 강모 양(19)은 지난해 10월 중앙대가 모집하는 ‘1+3 국제특별전형’에 합격했다. 중앙대가 모집만 하고 미국 워싱턴 주의 한 대학 소속으로 현지 학위를 받는 전형이었다. 중앙대에서 교환학생 신분으로 1년간 30학점과 영어교육 960시간을 이수하고 미국에서 나머지 세 학년을 마치는 … Continue reading

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법원, 중앙대 1+3 전형 폐쇄명령 집행정지 결정

Source:  Chosun.com – http://news.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2013/01/15/2013011501879.html?news_Head1 한국외대와 중앙대의 ‘1+3’ 국제전형에 대한 교육과학기술부의 폐쇄명령 처분 집행이 모두 정지됐다. 서울행정법원 행정4부(이인형 부장판사)는 15일 중앙대 합격자와 학부모 101명이 교육과학기술부 장관을 상대로 낸 1+3 전형 폐쇄명령 처분 집행정지 신청을 받아들였다. 이로써 교과부의 폐쇄명령 처분 효력이 정지됐다. … Continue reading

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Yale Young Global Scholars Program

Yale is now accepting applications for the Yale Yale Young Global Scholars Program for Outstanding High School Students.  See the article below for more details! Yale seeks young global leaders for high school summer program New Haven, Conn.— Yale University … Continue reading

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5 Colleges that Award International Students the Most Financial Aid

Source:  U.S. News:  http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/2012/09/19/infographic-5-colleges-that-award-international-students-the-most-financial-aid Infographic: 5 Colleges That Award International Students the Most Financial Aid Some schools offered students from abroad more than $50,000 in financial aid in 2011. By Ryan Lytle U.S. News & World Report released its 2013 … Continue reading

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Graduate Students Hone Their English Language Skills

Source:  New York Times  http://tinyurl.com/9rl8sbt This New York Times articles highlights efforts some universities are making to improve the English language skills (particularly speaking proficiency) of graduates students. Smoothing the Path from Foreign Lips to American Ears By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA … Continue reading

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The College Board’s List of 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers

Follow this link for a list of books recommended by the College Board for students preparing to attend a U.S. college or university. http://tinyurl.com/7c3uewg

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Comparing High School and College

High school and college life are different in any country; the differences between college life in the U.S. and high school life in Korea can be even greater.  The University of Minnesota Duluth has an interesting group of pages comparing … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Can Change Your Life—And Your Country

Study Abroad Can Change Your Life—And Your Country Source: http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/site/entry/promoting_educational_exchange Posted by Fabiola Rodriguez-Ciampoli / March 28, 2012 Fabiola Rodriguez-Ciampoli serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs. I am living proof of how study abroad can … Continue reading

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