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An overview of applying to US universities – admissions procedure and standardised tests

Unlike with the UCAS portal used for applications to universities in the UK, applying to US universities and colleges requires applying to each institution separately. This allows students the opportunity to refine their application for each institution. Rather than applying to a specific degree, you apply to the institution itself for admission as an undergraduate. […]

US Universities: Terminology – An A-Z Guide

Whilst those based in the US may be familiar with the various steps involved in American university application procedures, for those applying from abroad, it may initially appear perplexing. This blog entry is designed to help you decipher all the vocabulary and processes associated with US university applications. Here’s an A-Z guide to get you […]

Dr Jon Tabbert speaks at the Independent Schools Show 2017

Last month, Dr Jon Tabbert spoke at the Independent Schools Show 2017, delivering his popular talk on applying to universities in the United States. The Independent Schools Show is the biggest ‘Open Day’ event for independent schools in the UK and takes place in London annually. Dr Jon Tabbert gave an overview of the American […]

Jon Tabbert Associates has a new name!

Dr Jon Tabbert and his team have led US university application support at the Dukes Education Group since joining in 2015. Two years on, we have decided to change our name to reflect this: Jon Tabbert Associates is becoming Dukes US Applications! Jon will continue to lead all our US application services as usual, offering […]