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    I was just wondering how you might display your passion for us unis for this program and if past meme era can share what they did
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    Hi,

    I was just wondering how you might display your passion for us unis for this program and if past meme era can share what they did
    Talk about why you want to study in the US and what the unis and education system can give you. Talk about education in your subject specifically and talk about how Sutton trust can help you with getting to the US.
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    Talk about why you want to study in the US and what the unis and education system can give you. Talk about education in your subject specifically and talk about how Sutton trust can help you with getting to the US.
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    Hi,



    I was just wondering how you might display your passion for us unis for this program and if past meme era can share what they did


    Existing student here.



    I don't think my application said anything that would have blown away the readers. Be very honest and true to yourself because you'll find that uni in the US has a lot to do with "fit" and this is one of the main criteria the staff will be trying to judge on. It might sound like a bit of a cop out now but they really are looking for the real you and to get a sense of whether or not you'd be suited to an education in the US.



    Other than honesty, my advice would be to do your research on uni in the US and to not be afraid to let your passion show. Recognise the differences between the higher education systems of the US and UK: Breadth vs. depth; paying upfront vs. taking out huge loans; lectures and independent study vs. classrooms and seminars; focused academic atmosphere vs. diverse campus life.



    For me, I think my passion must've shown through how I was very into the idea of a liberal arts education and had the educational achievements, extracurriculars, and a reference to prove it. I don't want to talk too much about what I said because what will shine through in an application will be unique to you. Find what it is that you love about the idea of studying in America and let it show.



    One other thing I would say is to avoid namedropping big name schools like Harvard and Stanford in your application. Talking about how much you love top-ranking world-renowned schools won't impress anyone unless you have very unique reasons for doing so; it might even lead to a few eye rolls. If you want to impress with your research, have a look into the different types of colleges in the US (liberal arts colleges, universities, technical institutes) and find some that really work for you, not just the ones that have big brands. The more specific, the better. Compared to British unis, American schools are hugely diverse in their campus cultures, educational offerings, and teaching methods. Talk about things such as what you intend to major in and why your chosen schools are the perfect fit for that major.
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    My signature contains my education history. I’ve also been looking at PSs a long time and have done some work with Sutton trust in the past
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    Existing student here.



    I don't think my application said anything that would have blown away the readers. Be very honest and true to yourself because you'll find that uni in the US has a lot to do with "fit" and this is one of the main criteria the staff will be trying to judge on. It might sound like a bit of a cop out now but they really are looking for the real you and to get a sense of whether or not you'd be suited to an education in the US.



    Other than honesty, my advice would be to do your research on uni in the US and to not be afraid to let your passion show. Recognise the differences between the higher education systems of the US and UK: Breadth vs. depth; paying upfront vs. taking out huge loans; lectures and independent study vs. classrooms and seminars; focused academic atmosphere vs. diverse campus life.



    For me, I think my passion must've shown through how I was very into the idea of a liberal arts education and had the educational achievements, extracurriculars, and a reference to prove it. I don't want to talk too much about what I said because what will shine through in an application will be unique to you. Find what it is that you love about the idea of studying in America and let it show.



    One other thing I would say is to avoid namedropping big name schools like Harvard and Stanford in your application. Talking about how much you love top-ranking world-renowned schools won't impress anyone unless you have very unique reasons for doing so; it might even lead to a few eye rolls. If you want to impress with your research, have a look into the different types of colleges in the US (liberal arts colleges, universities, technical institutes) and find some that really work for you, not just the ones that have big brands. The more specific, the better. Compared to British unis, American schools are hugely diverse in their campus cultures, educational offerings, and teaching methods. Talk about things such as what you intend to major in and why your chosen schools are the perfect fit for that major.


    Is there any way I can private message you to get more tips
    Thanks
 
 
 

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