02 Dec '17, 5am

S’poreans preferred over other Asians at U.S. universities due to their unique traits https://t.co/byzFvxIrgN

Singaporean students have always been known to be one of the top performers in the world when it comes to global standardised tests such as the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) . And when it comes to applications for universities in the United States, you might be pleased to know that Singaporean candidates actually have an edge over others in Asia. Advertisement At least, that’s according to Arun Ponnusamy, a college counsellor and self-proclaimed ‘admissions expert’ in an interview with Business Insider published on Dec. 1. According to the article, Ponnusamy, who happens to be in Singapore at the moment for a symposium , has some pretty legit credentials to back up his claim. He is currently the chief academic officer of Collegewise, the largest college counselling company in the U.S.. On top of that, he has also worked at the University of Chicago,...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/12/singapore-students-us-colle...

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