Applying to highly competitive universities webinar - March 2021

This webinar provides an overview of how to apply to highly-selective American universities.

We cover:

  • Introduction to undergraduate study in the US
  • Finding your "fit"
  • How to stand out in a highly competitive process

There will be a short Q&A at the end.

If you are interested in learning more information about US study including advice on choosing a university, application components and funding opportunities, consider attending one of our seminars.

We welcome Mary de Villiers from the University of Notre Dame and Corianne Deatly from Colgate University to present this webinar.

  • Mary de Villiers serves as the Director of International Admissions for the University of Notre Dame, where she works collaboratively with colleagues to welcome students from around the world to Notre Dame. She has worked in international admissions for over eleven years, having also served in similar roles for Loyola University Chicago and The University of California-Irvine. Mary completed her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism at The University of Missouri and her Master’s degree in Higher Education at Loyola University Chicago.
  • Corianne Deatly is an Associate Dean of Admission and the International Coordinator at Colgate University, a liberal arts college of approximately 3,000 students with a 10% international student population. While overseeing international recruitment at Colgate, she also serves as the regional representative for students from Africa, Asia (excluding the Indian subcontinent), and Europe. Corianne also is a proud alumna of Colgate, graduating in 2012 with a major in English literature. 


  • Date: Thursday, 18th March 2021
  • Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm
  • Registration: Required


Please register for the webinar here. 

We advise that you enter the webinar portal a few minutes before the webinar is due to begin.


You must register in advance of the event. Capacity is limited, and registration does not guarantee entry. 

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