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    Hi. I have just done my AS exams in the recent may/june session. I am expecting good grades in the 3 AS subjects I did which were Maths, physics and chemistry. I have done 7 IGCSEs and got A*s in all of them. I need some advice on when to start applying to universities. I am hoping to go to the US and am aiming high. I want to know what more will I need to make me eligible for most of the highly ranked universities. I am planning to give my IELTs exam this summer but am not sure about the SAT requirements of the universities.

    To make yourself more eligible I`d say to look at their entry requirements and aim to achieve them. Also, try to make your personal statement as best as possible, try looking at personal statement previous students have written. TSR has a collection of them. Show you interest in the subject. eg. wider reading, work experience related to the course, any extra curricular activities and extra achievement of yours e.g. writing for a newspaper, volunteering etc.
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