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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 […]

Guide To The SAT and the ACT: US Entrance Tests

Having a hard time choosing between the testing thrills of the ACT or the SAT? Most likely, you will choose to take one or both of these tests to support your application(s) to US universities. It is possible to take the tests multiple times, in order to improve your score, and universities will use your best results in making their admissions decision.

How To Choose A US University: The Art Of Shortlisting

There are over 4500 universities and colleges in the US. Where should you even start looking? What is the difference between a Buckeye and a Hurricane*? Should you go to a university or a college? How can you ever choose which is the best fit for you?

The Question Of Funding A US University Degree

There is no question: in some countries, a university education may have a significant price tag. On first look, this tag can make you feel a bit faint. How will you ever be able to get a good education and a job you enjoy without having a lifetime of lingering debt looming?

US Applications – Brainstorm Your Personal Essay

After you have demonstrated your academic prowess, the application essay is one of the most significant parts of your application for admission. But it is also easily one of the most challenging.