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I realized that the education we are getting at university goes way beyond what we learn in lectures. Everything you do outside of school – from extracurricular activities, attending talks and presentations, having conversations with friends and meeting new people – is incredibly valuable in teaching us about ourselves and the world around us.

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What the heck is 'rolling admissions'?

With 40,000 applications coming in from tons of different school systems around the world, we receive grades and supporting documents at different times. We can’t evaluate everyone’s application at the same time, so we send out admissions decisions based on when we receive your information.

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