Posts Tagged ‘u.s. universities’

U.S. News and World Report College Rankings

February 27, 2012 0 Comments

When using any ranking system as an assessment tool, it is important to understand how it is formulated, as well as its strengths and limitations. In this post, I’ll give a brief overview of the structure and methodology used in the U.S. News and World Report’s ranking system. I’ll also discuss common criticisms of this system, as well as its usefulness as an assessment tool in the college choice process.

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A-levels and U.S. University Credit

February 14, 2012 0 Comments

When I work with students from countries that follow the British educational system, I’m frequently asked if U.S. universities give university-level credit for qualifying GCE Advanced Levels (A-level) results. The simple answer is yes. Most U.S. colleges and universities will offer

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