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My Summer School Experience in Bournemouth

Did you ever have to write an essay in school about how you spent your summer vacation? Here’s one I’m happy to write ! This summer I got the chance to attend a summer course at the Arts University, Bournemouth! Considering my love for art, I saw this as the perfect opportunity to explore the […]

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Student Life at University of Chicago

Basics: The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago. The College of the university grants BA and BS degrees in 50 majors and 28 minors. Along with this, the university is home to seven professional schools, four academic research divisions and several graduate programs. The university’s motto is “Let knowledge grow from […]

Studying Techniques and Strategies for Students

Getting an 800 on the Math section of the SAT is no herculean task as long as you familiarize yourself with the material well ahead of time and get a good number of hours of practice in. Still, many struggle to achieve this, and often the reason are careless mistakes made in a mad rush to finish […]

Possible pitfalls in Student life

Do you fall in the category of students who have worked conscientiously to improve their scores but instead of an uphill slope, your mock scores sequence has flat lined nonetheless? If you do, then it’s time to change your approach a little to avoid the possible pitfalls in Student life.   The first thing to […]

Student Life at McGill University, Canada

Basics: McGill University is an English-language public research university. The University bears the name of James McGill from Scotland whose bequest in 1813 formed the precursory McGill college. The university’s motto is “By work, all things increase and grow”. Academics: The university’s academic units are organised into 11 main Faculties and Schools, and it offers […]

Student Life at Tufts University, USA

Basics: Tufts University is a private research university and is organised into ten schools, of which only two undergraduate programs and the rest are graduate divisions. Their motto is “Peace and Light”, and the university emphasises active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines. It is also known for its excellent study abroad […]

Video Application Essay

Set Yourself Apart with a Video Application Essay Video application essays are the burning subject nowadays in the college admissions discourse. There is an increasing trend among numerous colleges, especially Liberal Arts schools, to accept video application essays either a supplement or a replacement for the statement of purpose or application essay required by most […]

Student Life at UC, Davis

Basics: UC Davis, is a public research university that’s part of the University of California system. The university has a comprehensive medical program, and very high research activity. The university’s motto is “Let there be light”. The university’s library system is home to over 3.5 million volumes. Academics: UC Davis was ranked tied for the […]

Student Life at Oxford University, England

Basics: Oxford University is a collegiate research university in Oxford, England. The motto of the university, translated from Latin, is “The Lord is my light”. There is evidence of teaching at this institution from 920 years ago. Oxford is a federation of over forty self-governing colleges, along with a central administration headed by the Vice-Chancellor. […]

Student Life at Johns Hopkins University, USA

Basics: JHU is a private research university in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a founding member of the American Association of Universities and has been considered one of the world’s top universities throughout history. Johns Hopkins university is considered the first research university in the United States. The average cost of attendance per year for JHU […]

Student Life at Michigan State University, USA

Basics: Michigan State University is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan. It frequently ranks among the top 30 public universities in the United States. The university is part pf the Association of American Universities, an organization of 62 leading research universities in North America.   Academics: MSU pioneered the studies of packaging, hospitality […]

Student Life at University of Texas, Austin

Basics: UT Austin is a public research university and the flagship campus of The University of Texas System. It’s motto, translated from Latin, is “Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy.” It was ranked tied for 52nd place among all universities in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankings.   Academics: It offers […]

School Spotlight #5: Stanford University

Basics: Stanford University is one of the world’s most prestigious universities and thus, its excellence in collegiate education needs no introduction. It wields the top position in various rankings within the United States. Stanford alumni have gone on to be founders of companies like Google, Hewlett-Packard, Nike, Instagram, Yahoo! and many more. Currently, Stanford is […]

School Spotlight #6: University of Wisconsin, Madison

Basics: University of Wisconsin-Madison is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin and is the flagship campus of the UW system. It is the oldest and largest university in the state of Wisconsin and is organized into 20 schools and colleges. More importantly, it is one of America’s Public Ivy universities, providing a collegiate experience […]

School Spotlight #4: Yale University

Basics: Yale University, is a private Ivy League research university located in New haven, Connecticut. It is one of the world’s most coveted universities of the day. It was founded in 1701 with the motto “Light and Truth” and is the 3rd oldest institution of higher education in the US. Admission to Yale College is […]

School Spotlight #3: New York University

Basics: New York University is the largest private, nonprofit American research university. A melting pot of the world’s cultures, it is located at Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan. The university has also established NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai and maintains 11 other Global Academic Centres. NYU is #27 in Academic Ranking of World Universities.   […]

School Spotlight #2: UC, Berkeley

Basics: The University of California, Berkeley is the flagship university of the University of California system. Their motto in English is, “Let there be light.” The U.S. News has ranked UCB 3rd on its 2015 Best Global Universities rankings. It is also ranked fourth in the world overall and first among public universities, by The […]

School Spotlight #1: Purdue University

Basics: Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University system. Purdue is especially known for its competitive courses offered in engineering, technology and agriculture. A place known as The Cradle of Astronauts, Purdue is the home of highly advanced curricula in aviation and spaceflight, and of world-renowned astronauts […]

University Connection in Dehradun

We at University Connection and SATVarsity are proud to announce the active participation of Charushilla Narula, Founder and Key Mentor, in the Welham Boys’ School Career Fair that took place on the 10th of April. The host school saw an incredible turnout including all major schools from the Dehradun valley. Mrs. Bindra, the Principal of […]