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Posted November 30, 2012 by

American universities and their college admissions process are unique

CollegeRecruiter.comHave you ever thought about how different the college admission process is in another country in contrast to the U.S.?  The following post demonstrates the requirements of an American student and an international student.

We have developed a unique university and college system as well as a unique admissions process in the United States. This unique enrollment and application process appears arbitrary, opaque and difficult to master. As a result independent admissions counselors have become a critical intermediary in many countries, not to mention the United States. *For full disclosure, Lisa works as an independent admissions counselor.

One of us is American born and raised (Lisa) and the other came to the United States as an international graduate student (Michael). Our perspectives make for a rich and diverse history of experiencing American higher education.

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American universities and their college admissions process are unique

Posted November 08, 2012 by

Forget the Early Worm. Grads With Best Communication Skills Get the Jobs.

What sets two equally qualified job candidates apart can be as simple as who has the better communication skills.

An annual survey of the job market for new college graduates shows that, year after year, certain skills, attributes, and qualities show up on employers’ “most wanted” list. (more…)

Posted August 15, 2006 by

TOP TEN MOST IMPORTANT CAREER SECRETS

This Special Report is printed, produced and copyright protected by IRES, Inc. © 2006 – Reprint, Reproduction of any kind expressly forbidden without written consent by IRES, Inc. its representatives or the author. Frank Risalvato.
SPECIAL REPORT
TOP TEN MOST IMPORTANT CAREER SECRETS PARENTS OF EVERY
COLLEGE-BOUND AND CAREER-ASPIRING CHILD SHOULD KNOW ABOUT!
1. College Funding Plans – Working extra hours to attempt to fully fund any investment plan for your child’s education may actually be harming your child and adversely impacting his/her critical real-world skills.
Consider This: More than 66% of college grads obtaining their degrees with 80% or more funded by mom & dad’s financing have squandered their degree and done nothing with it. Even four to five years after graduation our own findings have consistently demonstrated there was still no job obtained relevant to the degree.
Overworking yourself while you are in your forties or fifties to fully fund a 529 or other Educational IRA may be doing more to help your stockbroker fund HIS child’s college plans rather than helping you with yours. Let your far more energetic fourteen , sixteen or eighteen year old tow some of the load while gaining far more valuable practical work skills in the interim.

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