Where should I go to college? Comparing undergraduate education in the US and the...

This past autumn, I had the opportunity through Vanderbilt University to spend my fifth semester of undergraduate study as an exchange student at the...

Meraih Mimpi ke Langit

Hampir tiga tahun terakhir saya berkesempatan untuk dapat berkeliling Indonesia dan menemui banyak pelajar dan mahasiswa Indonesia di berbagai negara. Misi yang saya bawa...

Introduction to the US Higher Education System

This article is adapted from an article in a blog by SMAK 1 Penabur alumni aimed to help SMAK 1 students apply to schools in...

Greek Life: Brotherhood/Sisterhood of a Lifetime

What do Bill Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Warren Buffet, Erin Andrews, Ashton Kutcher, and Lucy Liu have in common? Yes, they are all famous and...

Cornell University: A truly life-changing experience

When I applied to Cornell University five years ago to pursue my undergraduate studies, I really did not know what to expect. All I knew was that...

Relationships: the overlooked ingredient of a top university

A professor once said to me that the entire university education boils down to several key ingredients: admissions, class study, professor relationship, peer relationship,...

The Road to Harvard: Finally the Essay Writing

This is the third part of “The Road to Harvard” series. Read the first part here, and the second part here.  Terjemahan ke dalam Bahasa Indonesia...

Becoming an Outstanding Candidate

How do you beat the odds when the average acceptance rate to top 10 business schools in the US is ~15% and top 5...

Reaching Beyond – The Real Value of a Top College Degree

My journey began with a letter of acceptance from Brown University. It was exciting.  2 years before that day, two of my teachers judged me...

Law School in the U.S. for Free?

I was running out of my breath after jogging along the Mississippi river, looking at people rowing boats, the smell of the grass and...