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hen considering applicants for admission, university officers judge a candidate’s grades, extracurricular activities and recommendations, as well as what they can glean about a candidate’s character and personality (typically via college admission essays). To improve their CV and university admissions … Continue reading

Lebanon: an Educational System Overview

Education is free and compulsory from ages 6 to 14. The language of instruction at the primary and secondary level is Arabic, with French and English introduced early in primary school. Education law requires that mathematics and science be taught … Continue reading

Egypt: an Educational System Overview

In Egypt, education is free and compulsory from ages 6 to 14 (grades 1 to 9) and is offered at both public and private schools. Basic education (التعليم الأساسى) consists of pre-primary, primary, and preparatory (lower secondary) school. Primary school … Continue reading

Education in the Province of Québec, Canada

The Province of Québec differs from the other provinces and territories of Canada in many ways, most notably that French is the first language for more than 80% of its residents and it has an educational system that is significantly … Continue reading

Tips for International Students Starting the New School Year

The summer is quickly flying by, and as the month of August comes to a close, universities open their gates to incoming freshmen students. As an international student, you may have already arrived on campus weeks ago and participated in … Continue reading