What Documents Do You Need?
Universities have their own requirement lists for what goes into an application package. There are some documents, though, that tend to be a universal component of any application! Take a look at our comprehensive breakdowns and tips for the most common university application documents.
Your admission essay or college essay could be your key to sealing the deal for your dream university. Compared to all your transcripts and certificates, a written piece like this lets your personality and individuality shine. Are you a critical and analytical thinker? Are you a great leader or communicator? Does your storytelling bring something unique and creative to the table? Find out how you can get all this across and more with our complete admission essay guides!
Letter of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation is like an endorsement from someone who knows you well, academically or even professionally. This person may pinpoint qualities and abilities in you that even you’re not aware of, making a case for why you’d be a brilliant addition to any university. Find out our best tips for choosing the right referee, how to make sure you get a glowing recommendation, what to do when you’re following up, and more!
Admissions officers see dozens of resumes and CVs on the daily. So how can you make sure yours will stand out? Check out our best practice tips, templates, and guides to help you put together a resume or CV that gets the most important things about you across the most effectively.
Statement of Purpose
Universities want to know why you chose them and why they should choose you. A statement of purpose - or letter of intent, letter of interest, etc. - is your opportunity to spotlight why you are the perfect candidate for your chosen university. A stellar SOP could be what gets you the winning ticket to your dream university! Take a look at all the do’s and don’ts, the best practices, and common mistakes to avoid when putting together a fantastic statement of purpose.