Admission to college has become highly competitive in the United States and for
international students, the application process can be arduous. Universities have
quotas of international students to fulfill and most colleges tend to recruit up
to 5-10%. As a result, it is imperative that you find a way to stand out from all
of the other applicants. There are different tactics and methods of preparing your
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motivation for your success!
Pep Talk: It’s your freshman year, and everything is new for you; it’s a
new environment, time to make some new friends and take challenging classes. You
might think it’ll be all right for you to slack off since you still have still have
four years ahead of you... Wrong!
Advice: This is the year for you to develop a foundation, learn rudimentary
studying habits, and most importantly: learn to acclimate yourself to this environment
and balance your social and academic life. Depending on the cultural norms that
are respected and followed in your life at home, it may be hard to motivate yourself
to study. It is important to develop a healthy routine to ensure a successful education;
while also making friends and staying socially active.
Try to get to know your guidance counselor
Depending on how much time you have spent in the US; it’s always an advantage
if you take one or more honors courses during your freshman year. Challenge yourself:
you have a fresh start to show your potential!
Get involved! This is a way to form important social networks for your future,
and to build your high school resume. Most colleges –especially Ivy Leagues are
interested in recruiting students who are not just strong academically, but students
to can demonstrate outstanding teamwork and leadership.
It’s always good to get a work-out after school, and if you are passionate about
a sport, it’s better to start while you are young- that way you can work your way
up to become the captain of the soccer or tennis team in your junior/senior year.
Most international students spend a couple of years to master the TOEFL. As a
start, begin reading books in English- this will help you to better prepare for
the TOEFL Reading section, which is one of the toughest sections for most student.
You will also have a lot of reading in college, so get started now! This is the
time for you to begin preparing yourself to take the TOEFL if you haven’t started
If you have already mastered the TOEFL, you better start working on the SAT. The
Critical Reading Section of the SAT test is a lot tougher; in fact, most international
students tend to have a tougher time reaching high critical reading score and writing
scores on the official SAT exam.