Writing a Personal Statement

By intlst.org Team August 10, 2016 Writing your personal statement is critical for your college application. Basically, it is where you are telling the admission committee, in your words, why they should consider accepting you instead of the other applicants. The competition, among the students, is high. Therefore, you need to distinguish yourself by writing a solid personal statement to increase your chances to get admission. Unfortunately, many international students do not care about submitting a satisfying Application Essay. In fact, a bad personal statement may get you out of the competition even if you possess the required qualifications for admission. Here are ten useful guidelines to write a good personal statement: Take your time thinking and write many drafts. Be honest and never copy/paste, use templates, or hire someone to write your personal statement. It is always good to read other personal statements and examples, this way you can Read More …

International Students & Self-Confidence

By intlst.org Team August 4, 2016 My education is insufficient to prepare me to study in the U.S. universities or to compete with the American students. That idea comes to the mind of many international students during their first year. This idea comes particularly to the spirit of international students who came from countries where the educational systems are indigent and lack the minimum necessary resources to improve the students’ academic performance or to enhance the teachers and researchers’ productivity. Therefore, don’t feel panicked if you also think the same. Here is why it is typical for international students to feel that way. International students, from developing and least developed countries, will be in shock just for being in one of the American universities, campuses, and classes, where the internet is available everywhere through Wi-Fi, smart devices and boards spread all over the campus, and almost everywhere, including homework, which can Read More …