GCA Blog Posts

Importance of a Balanced College List

How to create a Balanced College list - Having a Balanced College List is important. In today’s competitive landscape, students must be strategic when putting together their college applications. As such, the concept of creating a balanced list of likely, target, and reach schools has become increasingly important in the college application process. What defines a likely, target, or reach school?

College search and List Building

As Juniors start their second semester in January many begin their college application process by researching colleges and making a list of the ones that they are really interested in and plan on applying to. Explore your college criteria before starting the college search Before you start the task of researching colleges it’s a good idea to identify some criteria that guide you in your search of finding colleges that possibly would make a good fit.

Setting Goals in the new year - Global College Advisers

The start of a new year invites us to think about our goals and our vision of what we want to accomplish throughout this year. Goal setting is an important process for high school students starting the college application journey. It allows students to focus on their aspirations and work towards achieving them, while also providing a sense of direction and motivation. Here are some tips on how you can set and work towards your goals during the college application process:

European University Pathway and Foundation Programs

Applying to college in Europe is much less stressful compared to the USA. It is, however, centered around specific academic requirements that need to be in place for the student to be granted direct entry to a research university. Here are your options if you want to study at a European or UK university but don't have all the requirements in place yet?