Admission to the campus is an extremely competitive process. Grade 12 students are recommended to consider applying sooner rather than later. It is not advised to wait until completion of high school. Students are advised to think early, plan early and act early. And Education City is delighted to help along the way.
Interested in learning more about achieving a degree from one of the top universities in the world, right here in the Gulf? Admission to the campuses at Education City is merit based and very competitive. Though students wishing to apply need not feel worried because information and resources are available to help ensure each student submits their best application.
The application requirements are different for each of the six campuses at Education City. However, there are a few important things prospective students should know. As the campuses at Education City are all genuine campuses of the home universities, the admission process is identical with the main campus. It is recommended that students start the process several months before the application deadlines as there may be forms and guidelines that could take some time to complete. Students may also have questions or need additional information, so it is always prudent to have more vs less time to meet the application deadline.
Visit the Education City website regularly for up-to-date information on important enrolment details, admission dates and for links to all individual campus websites. It is recommended that prospective students connect with their career counsellors regarding when Qatar Foundation - Education City talks are slated for the school and attend the session.
Prospective students can also get a real feel for what it's like to be a student at one of the leading universities in the world by attending the campus Open Days, and speaking to teachers and students about their experience. It is the student's responsibility to be inspired to learn and achieve their degree.
Students also need to be sure what tests are required for admission. Booking early is recommended! Admission requires Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and possibly SAT/ACT. There may be a waiting list and it is best to take the tests a number of times, so be sure to register early.
Students are also advised to think about their personal statement or essay, which gives students the opportunity to present their talents in the best light and explain in their own words their program and school of choice. Some universities give considerable weight to the personal statements made by enrolling students so it is wise to plan it in advance.
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