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20 years old
Kansas City, USA
Parents are French, but I was born in the US. fluent in french and conversational in spanish. Keep a 3.7 UW GPA and a 3.9 W. Looking at a lot of international schools in UK, France and Canada.
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Hi Quentin - what are you planning to study?
Generally we don't like to speculate on chances but hope to provide useful advice for our members. Here a few points based on our experience and your profile
UK: Edinburgh is probably a good match for you, great place (apart from the weather) and has a number of international students. LSE and UCL have become very competitive in recent years especially for international students but location is great (same for King's). A few other schools which could be alternatives for St. Andrews and well regarded in the UK and abroad are: Warwick, Bristol and Exeter - in fact, we suggest to look into these more closely.
France: Given your fluency in French you should definitely apply and have a reasonable chance at these two. There are a number of other schools we could recommend depending on your major.
Canada: McGill appears to be very focused on academics and given grade deflation it is probably the toughest to get into from your list. We had a post here on McGill - have a look
We did publish this article (
on studying abroad and your plan to find a school outside of the US makes a lot of sense!
Give us a shout if you have more questions!
I plan on studying Philosophy
A few more schools to look at
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