Higher education in North America

  • Universities and colleges in North America

    What is the Difference Between University and College?

    Posted 12 April 2017

    In the United States students often use these three words to describe their educational institution - university, college, school. What are the differences between them and could they be used interchangeably?

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    What You Need to Know About Teaching Styles in North America

    Posted 23 February 2017

    Depending on what your country of origin is, you may be more or less familiar with teaching styles in the US and Canadian universities. Below you will find five tips on what to expect when you come to the US or Canada to study.

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  • Long Island University in New York - top location for international students!

    LIU Post: Location, Location, Location

    Posted 23 November 2015
    LIU Post campus is one of America's most beautiful and safest college campuses. Rolling green lawns, 3 historic mansions, 308 landscaped acres and close proximity to New York City provide the ideal environment for study and extracurricular activities.

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  • US University ranking

    US University Ranking Explained

    Posted 21 September 2015

    With so many reputed publications ranking more than 4,000 universities in the USA, what really matters when selecting an American university that is an ideal fit? Read on to understand how universities in the USA are ranked, and how important that rank is in choosing your university for undergraduate or graduate study.

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  • Grading system in the USA

    How American Universities Calculate the GPA

    Posted 20 July 2015

    US universities use a grading scale to calculate a student's GPA. Students earn their grades through their overall performance during the entire academic year. Read on to see how the grading scale is used to calculate a GPA.

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