“Safety Schools” for International Student Needing Financial Aid?

Question: Dear Dean, I am an international student who will be applying this year to colleges in the United States. Unfortunately, my family requires full financial assistance to afford to send me to college. Would you advise that I apply to smaller Liberal Arts Colleges, or to larger Universities? My current college list is a…

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Can I Send a Résumé to Stanford?

Question: Dear Dean, I am an international student applying to top tier US colleges including Stanford. At my school there are not many clubs like there are at American high schools so my extracurricular activities take place outside of my school. I am planning to send a separate CV to colleges to provide details about…

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