One rarely talked about alternative to going directly to university after high school is taking a gap year. When you take a gap year, you take a year off before going to university to work, travel, or chill. More and more students are interested in taking them but there’s not a lot of information out there about how to take a gap year in Dubai.
If you are considering or are in the middle of a gap year in Dubai, you’ll appreciate our answer to this question:
If you've been to the College Board SAT website, you may have noticed there's lots being written about the "New SAT." Many test prep makers are changing all of their materials for the New SAT and calling what you are studying for the "Old SAT."
Are you in trouble? Did you miss something? Are you studying for the wrong test?
Hopefully by now you have taken (or at least registered to take) the SAT and you've got your eye on a few universities to apply to in the United States. We've said it time and time again, the easiest way to apply to a lot of universities at the same time is to use the Common Application. You can apply to more than 500 universities using one application (they even added 60 new universities this year!).
Although some universities have supplements that require you to write more essays, there are many good universities that don't require extra work, which means you can do the application once and then keep applying.
So ...California is awesome. Clear skies, beautiful weather, great beaches, cool things to do. If you want to spend four glorious years at university in this wonderful state, you need to get your sh*t together...AND FAST!
The best and easiest way to get into a university in Cali is to apply to all the UC schools. The UC schools are 9 undergraduate universities in different locations in California that use the same (ONE!) application for all the universities. It's like the Common App for California universities. Here are the universities you can apply to, all at the same time:
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