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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

CommonApp and UC Application open

The 2023-24 College Application Season is officially open 

The application season for fall 2024 has officially begun, as both the Common App and the UC application have opened their portals for prospective students. Now is the perfect time to kickstart your college application journey and set yourself on the path to your dream university.

So what are you waiting for? Head over to the Common App website or the UC application website, and start by creating your account today.

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.

Global College Advisers Writing Advice

How Freewriting Supports Your Personal Statement & Helps Overcome Writer’s Block

Are you feeling stuck writing your personal statement?   I get it. There is a lot of pressure out there to have your personal statement done on time given that many colleges and universities in the USA have their EA or ED deadline coming up terrifyingly soon. While I hope you have started your brainstorming for …

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