Friday, June 19, 2015

QUIZ: The College Application Process

How familiar are you with the U.S. college application process?

1. Which of the following is NOT required in a U.S. college application for international students?
Application forms
Proof of English-language proficiency or other test scores
SAT II subject tests
Personal essay/statement of purpose

2. Which of the following is an advantage of applying to a U.S. university early decision?
You can apply ED to as many schools as you would like.
You don’t have to commit to an acceptance offer.
You will hear back from the school early, usually by November.
Applications are due later than they are for regular decision.
None of the above

3. Which of the following is NOT true about OPT, or Optional Practical Training?
One-third of international students apply for OPT after graduating.
Your OPT can last for 24 to 49 months after graduation.
Your OPT must directly relate to your major or field of study.
45 percent of students in OPT stay in their school’s metro area.
There is no limit on how many international students can get an OPT visa.

4. Your resume on a college application should include all of the following except:
Your address, phone number and email
Honors and awards you have received in high school
A list of your extracurricular activities
A list of schools you are applying to
Work and/or volunteer experience

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