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I've always been fascinated with the US, and planned to study American Studies at home. But studying about the US in the UK is nothing compared to the incredible experience of actually studying in the US and being immersed in the culture....
Meet Rebekah Birch
at Rhodes College
A-List Education - Anglo-American - Carfax Consultants - CATES - College Goals - College Prospects of America - Greene's Tutorial College - International College Counselors - InTuition - Jon Tabbert Associates - Kaplan Test Prep - Karen Berlin Ishii - Mayflower Educational Consultants - Nemecek Bonas MacFarlane - Sporting Elite USA - The Studyworks - Uni in the USA - USApplicants - UES London
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A-List Education offers specialist and highly customised US exam preparation and admissions services for students and secondary schools all over the world via its offices in London, New York and Dubai. Many of A-List UK’s staff passed through the UK school system before attending elite US universities—we understand the process and know what it takes to succeed. A-List can guide private clients through the entire process or just specific parts, including: tutoring for entrance exams (SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, APs), selecting and visiting best-fit universities, and crafting outstanding applications and college essays. All of our dynamic instructors graduated from top US universities, passed through our rigorous training programme and teach using our proprietary materials. A-List works with a number of leading UK schools providing US admissions support, SAT/ACT courses and teacher training.
Head Tutor: Steve Schwartz
+44 (0)20 8699 3248
SAT Reasoning, SAT Subject Tests, ACT, Math and Verbal GMAT and GRE tuition. Instructors are Ivy League graduates each with over 20 years of experience preparing students to take American standardised exams. Private lessons are arranged at convenient times in your home. Anglo-American Tutoring helps students apply successfully to the top undergraduate programmes in the US by tutoring for required examinations, advising on school selection, and assisting with the preparation of strong written applications and personal statements. We have extensive experience working with gifted and mildly dyslexic students. In short, we offer our students a full range of support and services, as needed, throughout the application process.
Carfax Consultants provides full-service consulting for students applying to high schools and universities both in the United Kingdom and the United States. Carfax consultants have impeccable academic and professional backgrounds on which they draw to guide discerning families through the application processes. For U.S. applicants, services include academic and extracurricular guidance, standardized testing preparation, choice of prospective universities, and essay writing. Carfax is dedicated to helping students develop intellectual and extracurricular attributes that will enable them to secure offers from universities that perfectly suit their needs, backgrounds, and ambitions
CATES Tutoring & Educational Services is a New York City-based tutoring, test prep, and admissions support company with offices in London. Our experts create and power personalized preparation programs based on the individual needs of our students, helping them access top-tier U.S. universities. In the last five years, 90% of CATES' students have gained admission to their first-choice school, and 100% have earned acceptance to one of their top three. CATES also designs school and charity programs.
College Goals is a highly qualified university admission consulting practice providing comprehensive counseling to international families interested in higher education opportunities in the United States and Britain. We are a former Ivy League Associate Dean; two Associate Directors in Admission at major American universities who coordinated the review of international applicants; and an educator with expertise in test preparation and alternative learning options. Our students not only get in, they thrive! Evening and weekend internet and phone-based counseling is available to students and parents, providing accessible, rapid, responsive, personal guidance and support throughout the college search and application process.
+44 (0)1582 712 364
Since 1990, the British branch of College Prospects of America has helped over 1800 students (including UK-based Americans) who play soccer, tennis, golf, track & field, basketball and many other sports to gain scholarships at hundred of colleges and universities throughout the United States. CPOA also offers an academic placement service for American citizens. If you want to study in the US, check out our website for more details.
For over 45 years, Greene’s has helped thousands of students prepare for, and apply to, university. Our services are specifically designed to support UK-educated students applying to the US and include SAT I and SAT II tutoring, application advice, personal statement writing, and interview practice. Most of our students apply to British as well as US universities and our expertise lies in preparation for the range of aptitude tests required by the most competitive universities and selective courses. We work with students in person, online, and at schools.
Headquartered in the United States, International College Counselors is one of the world’s largest and most successful college and graduate school admissions counseling businesses. We credit our unparalleled success to a personal approach that takes individual needs and wants into consideration. Services offered include: identifying U.S. colleges, reviewing application essays, interview preparation, college visit planning, and finding the best fit for each student. Our team of expert advisors includes former university admissions officers and Certified Educational Planners. International College Counselors has helped students from over 25 countries gain admissions to over 200 colleges and universities in the U.S., including all of the Ivy League schools.
InTuition Scholarships provides access to International, Educational and Sports Scholarships at over 120 universities in the USA. InTuition assists students seeking to start or continue undergraduate degree or Masters programmes. They offer a complete service: Sourcing at least 9 appropriate academic or sports scholarship opportunities for each candidate; processing applications and assisting with admissions; advice on sports eligibility as well as help in securing visa status. They also recommend appropriate SAT/ACT testing courses. Over the last 20 years, for those seeking sports scholarships, they have staged an internationally renowned Trials Showcase. Attended by College Coaches and admissions staff from over 100 Universities who are invited to watch and meet potential sport scholarship students. Over 200 student athletes from around the world participate at this 10 day event each July in Florida
Jon Tabbert Associates is a UK-based educational advising organization offering information, guidance and assistance to British, American and international students applying to universities in the United States. Staffed by a team of experienced former American university admission officers, JTA provides hands-on support with all aspects of the application for admission process, including: identifying appropriate universities, reviewing application essays, advising on the SAT and other entrance exams, offering guidance on financial aid, reviewing the role of the student’s school in the application process and so forth. Over the past 20 years, clients have been accepted to leading universities across the United States: Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Brown, Penn, Cornell, Dartmouth, Stanford, Duke, Chicago, UC-Berkeley, Northwestern, Georgetown and many more. Initial, ongoing and essay review support services are available.
Study with Kaplan and benefit from 75 years of SAT test preparation experience, as well as the combined expertise of our elite faculty. All of our instructors have scored at or above the 90th percentile in the exam they are teaching, ensuring that you are learning from the best! Our experience in the test prep industry means that we can offer you a unique combination of realistic testing experiences, expertly-trained teachers, and quality study materials. We’ll personalise our approach and guide you step-by-step to achieve your best possible score, helping you get into a University of your choice! A variety of courses are on offer from us including classroom courses, private tuition, online course options, practice tests, US admissions consulting and free practice material.
Karen Berlin Ishii, a graduate of Brown University with over 25 years' experience as a teacher and test preparation tutor, teaches in-person in New York, in London seminars – and internationally by videochat – for the PSAT, SAT, ACT, ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, GRE, TOEFL and more. Karen customizes winning test-taking techniques and strategies to each student's level and learning style, for an engaging learning experience that is personalized, purposeful, energized and keenly focused on achievement. Accessible and flexible, Karen coordinates closely with students and their parents to fine-tune lessons and coaching, empowering all with solid skills, knowledge and confidence.
+44 (0)7521 428 478
Mayflower Education is a higher education consulting company, specialising in advising students and parents on higher education opportunities in the United States. Our knowledge, experience and dedication to our customers allows us to expertly guide students through the process of identifying goals, selecting a university or college, completing applications and preparing for success at an American institution. Mayflower’s consultants have all experienced university life in the States first-hand, and assisted students from all backgrounds. We offer a variety of packages to fit every budget. Contact us today and we will discuss your priorities and develop a programme to meet your needs.
+44 (0)203 638 0462
Nemecek Bonas MacFarlane has over twenty-five years’ experience assisting students and their families realise their goal to study in the USA. Every year we have successfully assisted hundreds of students gain admission to all the most prestigious US universities and colleges. Our Director, Anthony Nemecek, is a former Director of the US-UK Fulbright Commission (EAS), co-author of Uni in the USA (published by the Good Schools Guide), and has unrivalled expertise and contacts in international education. Anthony is supported by a team of specialists highly skilled in assisting students find the right university and submitting the best possible applications. Our services include: assessment, college selection, application support, essay and supplement review, advocacy and accompanied university visits.
+44 (0)20 8546 4855
Sporting Elite USA is a sports scholarship agency that specialises in obtaining full or partial scholarships for eligible student athletes in over 25 different sports. We have access to over 2,000 colleges in the USA that offer sports scholarships, this includes all colleges from the NCAA, NAIA & NJCAA. We currently work with some of the top independent and state schools in the UK whose students use our services to assist with applications to the top academic and sporting institutions. Some of our placements include Stanford, Princeton, Yale, Duke, University of Chicago and LSU. Our employees have over 10 years of experience in placing students and building relationships with college coaches which puts us in a great position when assessing a student’s ability to compete in the US collegiate system.
Tutor: Michèle Collias, BA (hons) JD (cum laude)
+44 (0)207 402 9877
Established in London in 1984, the Studyworks offers SAT and ACT preparation and application essay guidance to American and European educated students seeking admission to US universities. Our courses prepare students in all aspects of standardised exams including substance, timing, essay writing, and multiple choice strategies and techniques. Our students improve their SAT scores from 100 – 300 points, their ACT scores from 20 – 30 points, and have gained admission to Ivy League and other top universities. We offer classroom courses and private tuition both in central London and at: ACS Cobham, Egham & Hillingdon; Downe House; Eton; Harrow; Harrodian; FSU; and TASIS. For your SAT and ACT SUCCESS, Prepare with the BEST.
+44 (0) 20 7724 8333
UES London are specialists in US college admissions. As well as essay and personal statement advice, we provide expert tuition and courses for the SAT I, ACT, SAT II Subject Tests, GRE and GMAT. These exams are of a very different style to anything students might have seen before, but our highly experienced tutors have passed them with full marks and pride themselves on understanding exactly what it takes to get high scores and gain places at top US institutions. We are fully acquainted with the intricacies of applying to university in America, and we work with and are recommended by top British schools. We provide a first-class, bespoke service for those who want the best possible tuition in London.
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Uni in the USA is the definitive UK guide to US universities, containing reviews of over 65 different universities plus detailed guidance on how to choose a university, how to apply and how to pay for it. This new 2012 edition, which has been trebled in size, was written by British students - based on hundreds of student interviews - with Anthony Nemecek, former Fulbright Director of Advising.
Available in print from good bookshops or www.uniintheusa.com for just £17.99. Also available as an eBook for Kindle, iPad, smartphones, PCs and Macs via Amazon's Kindle store. Electronic versions contain bonus information on universities in Europe, Asia and beyond. Don’t go West without it!
USApplicants provides highly bespoke tuition and advice across the three core areas of the American university admissions process: SAT I & II/ACT tuition, college selection, and application preparation. Our experienced and friendly tutors are recent graduates from Ivy League and other top-tier colleges. We offer relevant and honest insight, instruction, and support to students who are often balancing their UK exam commitments with the unfamiliar process of applying to the US--with great results. For students in London, we can arrange private lessons in your home at times convenient for you; for those outside London, we offer residential placements and online tuition. We require no contracted hours – we are guided by your need, and will tailor our services to help all our students realize their own potential.
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