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What is a credential evaluation?

You are applying to a university in the USA and they require a credential evaluation. What is it? And how do you go about getting one? We explain everything you need to know about credential evaluations, including processing time, cost and how to choose the right one for you.

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University Application Timeline: When should you apply to university?

Congratulations, you've decided to get a degree from a U.S. university. What is the first step, and when should you get started? We've created a timeline for you to know what to do each month, from selecting universities to receiving your admissions decision. Applying to university can be daunting, but you can get through it by being prepared, and we are always here to help.

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What Are Credits?

If you plan to attend an American college or university, you probably have heard the term “credits” to describe college courses. But what are credits and why are they so important to have to graduate?

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5 Tips for Writing a Killer College Essay

You’ve spent months selecting schools, collecting transcripts, and asking for recommendation letters. Are you ready to tackle your college essay? First thing to remember: relax! We have five tips that will help you write a great college essay. These tips work for any university, and will help you stand out to college admissions counselors. Read on to get started!

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How to apply for conditional admission to a U.S. university?

Conditional admission offers a great opportunity to gain admission into an American university before meeting all the official admission requirements, including the required English proficiency level. Read on to get the full explanation of conditional admission and learn how you can get the process started.

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Planning to Study Abroad in the U.S.? What Do University Rankings Mean?

Choosing a university to study abroad in the United States requires plenty of research and planning. You and your family are probably comparing school locations, degree programs, tuition costs, and campus life at a variety of schools. In your research, you may have also run across college or university “rankings” and wondered just how important this factor should be in your decision process. Read on for everything you need to know about U.S. university rankings!

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Your guide to Manhattanville College campus

As a Bridge student at Manhattanville College in New York, you have access to more than just your classes. Our students enjoy full access to campus facilities such as the gymnasium, swimming pool, campus shuttle, study areas and dining halls. Manhattanville's 100-acre campus is designed to maximize your learning and allow you to have a balanced life as a student. Here is a quick guide to the campus facilities you can use to explore as a Bridge student.

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On-campus Resources for International Students

Studying in the USA is an exciting adventure full of new experiences. It can also pose challenges unique to being an international student on a university campus. We have created a list of the most common challenges you may face and listed the resources that are available to you. Every university will offer you help to make the most of your time in the USA and make sure you are safe, healthy and happy!

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How to Find an Apartment and Live Off-Campus as an International Student

Whether you are looking for a more independent living arrangement, more privacy, or a different cultural experience, living off-campus can be an attractive option. However, there are several things to know and consider before you start shopping around for an apartment in the United States. This guide will help you get started!

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Be Prepared: How to Enter the USA for the First Time

Getting ready to enter the United States for the first time? What should you expect when you pass through passport control and customs? Here are some pointers to ensure that your first entry into the USA is a breeze.

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