At Insight, your counselor will leverage our extensive experience with international students applying to American as well as other International Universities. Our first step is to fully understand your secondary school and your individual situation. Once we have done this, we can make appropriate recommendations to maximize your opportunities in your local area and abroad. Our ultimate goal is to help you find colleges that are best suited for your academic and professional goals.
12th Grade: Admissions Services
- Navigate the teacher recommendation & secondary school report processes
- College selection research
- Should I apply only to American Universities?
- College Admissions Essays
- College Admissions Applications
- Alumni Interview practice & support
- Financial considerations & requirements for International applicants
- Application submission and follow-up
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Your Best Insights to Early Admission Options
September 1, 2022
Over the past few years, all of us at Team Insight are noticing more and more families want to know if early admission option can increase their chance of acceptance. While early admissions may have a higher acceptance rate, it’s important to under..
Top 10 College Essay Mistakes to Avoid
August 23, 2022
It’s application season! Whether you’ve been working on your college essay drafts all summer or just finished slaying your first draft, you want to double-check your personal statement or personal insight questions (PIQs) response. In thi..
Key Insights to the UC App Updates in 2022-2023
August 21, 2022
The University of California (UC) application portal has been open for 2022-2023 admissions since August 1. As Insight Counselor Jenny guided our seniors step-by-step through filling out their UC apps, she discovered some important updates to the UC ..
What a Co-op University Offers and Why it is Appealing
August 18, 2022
Do you know what’s a co-op university? What is unique about co-op? Can you name a few colleges that offer this? Let our College Admissions Counselor Kevin (previously an academic advisor at Northeastern) tell you all about cooperative universit..
Test Optional Colleges and Score Reporting Policies for 2022-2023
August 17, 2022
The list contains the test-optional colleges that changed their admission policies due to COVID-19. Some have extended their test-optional policies. These policies primarily focus on ACT and SAT standardized tests for first-year U.S. undergraduate ap..
College Essays: How to Slay Your First Draft?
July 28, 2022
Things I hear during application season: “I read a bunch of college essays on ____ site to help me understand what I should be writing.” “My friend/parent/older sibling told me I should do _____ – is that OK? And on it goes. Why is writin..
The 2022-2023 ACT Registration is now open! What now?
July 11, 2022
For those who check the ACT website often, you’ve probably noticed that the ACT registration is now open for September 2022-July 2023 test dates! Here is a quick guide on when the ACT tests are happening, the deadlines for signing up, and what ..
How to Write the “Why Major” or “Why College” Essays?
June 30, 2022
During the college admissions process, you may come across many supplement essays. The most challenging one is the “why” essay. Generally, these college essay prompt asks, “Why do you want to attend our school” or “why do you want to study ..
2022-2023 SAT registration is opened! Now what?
May 24, 2022
For those who check the College Board website often, you’ve probably noticed that the SAT registration is now open for August 2022-June 2023 test dates! Here is a quick guide on when the SAT tests are happening, the deadlines for signing up, an..
How to Build Your College List
May 20, 2022
There are so many college ranking systems – US News might be the most famous one in the USA, but there are also lists from the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, just to name a few. Can’t you just copy/paste a colle..
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