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Business and Technology Council/BTEC Qualifications

The Business and Technology Council, or BTEC, is an examining body based in the United Kingdom that offers work-related qualifications, from those that are entry-level to those comparable to a master’s degree. BTEC examinations are offered worldwide, including at several … Continue reading

Back to School: Consider Joining a Club or Student Organization

Start off the new school year on the right foot! Now that the new academic years has begun, you will likely notice the myriad tabling events showcasing student clubs and organizations. Student clubs and organizations provide an opportunity to make … Continue reading


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