College Search

GCA Visit to USC - Global College Advisers

Visiting USC – The University of Southern California

The picture might be deceiving but no, I did not make a quick trip to Italy but rather just went to the USC counselor conference in Los Angeles.

With an overall student population of 49,500 and about 21,000 undergraduates, USC is one of the largest private universities in the USA. Students can choose from over 200 majors and can get special advising if they declare a pre-professional interest in pre-med, pre-law, pre-health, and pre-teaching.
Read on to learn more about USC

GCA - How to get a head start on college applications in the summer

It’s Summer! Relax. Reflect. Prepare. 

Get a Head Start on Your College Applications this Summer.
While you need to recharge during summer, it’s important for rising seniors to use parts of their summer to get a head start on some college application work.
We have put together a list of 11 things that you can do NOW to have a smooth start into your senior year in fall.

Liberal Arts Colleges - Reed College

The Benefits of Attending a Small Liberal Arts College

Why a Tight-Knit Community, Broad-Based Education, and Hands-On Learning Opportunities Might Be the Right Choice for You –

Small liberal arts colleges are often overlooked by high school students and their parents when it comes to the college search process. They assume that larger universities with extensive course offerings and research opportunities are the only way to go, but small liberal arts colleges offer a number of unique benefits that are well worth considering.

Importance of a Balanced College List

How to Create 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

Tips on How to Start Out Researching Colleges

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.

2022 GCA Holiday Gift Sale Global College Advisers

Need A Last Minute Holiday Gift? We got you covered.

Do you have a high school Sophomore or Junior in your family? Surprise them with something meaningful for the holidays!

Give the gift of a College Exploration Adventure that will take them around the globe all from the comfort of their home.

With our 3-hour Holiday Package, students will explore the vast opportunities that are out there to get a college degree not only in the USA but also worldwide!

High School Juniors

Juniors Don’t Procrastinate! Get College Ready Today.

Juniors don’t procrastinate!  Start getting ready for applying to colleges this fall. It’s a new year and it’s Your Year! Yes, you are still a Junior this January, but come September you will be right in the middle of college application season as a Senior.  Wouldn’t it be nice to enter Senior year relaxed knowing …

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