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Apr
14

Admissions Requirements for International Students

Required Application Materials Penn State requires a number of different materials from international students to complete an application. Please review the following requirements to ensure you can provide all of the proper documentation to complete your application. Academic Records Secondary School Records Post-Secondary School Records English Language Proficiency Standardized Tests Special Program Requirements Academic Records […]

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Apr
01

Standardized Tests Overview

Most U.S. colleges and universities will require that both undergraduate and graduate students applying for admission take one or more standardized admission tests. They are intended to provide a common measure for comparing the abilities of students who come from a variety of educational backgrounds and institutions. Scores from these tests will be sent with […]

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Mar
25

USA – OPT Extension

The US Department of Homeland Security has been undertaking a review of the current Optional Practical Training (OPT) time frame which enables students to obtain an additional 17-month extension (the standard OPT duration is 12 months) upon completion of their studies. Recently, a ruling was made which has not only allowed the extension to remain […]

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