Study @ Amsterdam – Arjun Alberts

My name is Arjun Alberts and I am currently studying Sports Management and Business in Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HVA). I have just started my second year of my course over the four years in total.  I firstly chose this course due to the fact that the sports business industry is rapidly booming hence why IContinue reading “Study @ Amsterdam – Arjun Alberts”

Study @ France – Nashwa Nabihah

My name is Nashwa Nabihah binti Saiful Yazan and I am currently in my second year of Mechanical Engineering in IUT Grenoble, France. I am under the scholarship of Yayasan Telekom Malaysia for their Overseas scholarship programme in which I was offered France for their 6 years of Engineering programme.  To be choosing France forContinue reading “Study @ France – Nashwa Nabihah”

Financial Aid for US Universities

Disclaimer: This article was originally written by Annabelle Ooi in 2014 and reviewed/edited by the CollegeLAH team in September 2020 Image Source FINANCIAL AID PART ONE: JARGONS & CHOOSING UNIVERSITIES Hello prospective Class of 2019 (and later)! I am Annabelle, a sophomore at Mount Holyoke College. When I applied to American universities, I remember beingContinue reading “Financial Aid for US Universities”

Essay for University of Michigan (Natalie Chan)

Describe the unique qualities that attract you to the specific undergraduate College or School (including preferred admission and dual degree programs) to which you are applying at the University of Michigan. How would that curriculum support your interests? (100-550 words) Below the intense white lights of an operating theatre, a heart monitor exclaims its regularContinue reading “Essay for University of Michigan (Natalie Chan)”

CollegeLAH’s Guide to Using Common App

  Creating your CommonApp account Go to and select “First Year Student”. This will lead you to the next page to create an account. Fill in the required questions which should be self-explanatory. Once you are logged in, you are able to view your Dashboard and your full CommonApp Account. Your CommonApp Account YourContinue reading “CollegeLAH’s Guide to Using Common App”

Accounting and Finance Personal Statement (Anonymous 3)

This personal statement was part of the student’s successful application to LSE, University of Bath, University of Warwick, City University and Loughborough University for Accounting and Finance. Sometimes life reserves the right to give us nasty surprises – it throws inherently unpredictable, incalculable occurrences straight in our paths. “Black swan” events are what the academics call it.Continue reading “Accounting and Finance Personal Statement (Anonymous 3)”

Applying for Medicine in the UK

Medicine and UCAS: The toughest thing you’ll go through as an A-level student I remember hearing from my family members and seniors about how tough it is to be a medical applicant to UK universities. In fact, getting a place at any university seemed close to impossible. And this is the point of this article:Continue reading “Applying for Medicine in the UK”

Law Personal Statement

Ariana Ng  is currently studying LLB Law at the University of Nottingham. She completed her A-Levels at Epsom College in Malaysia and is graduating in 2021. This personal statement was part of her successful application to University of Nottingham and Queen Mary University of London for Law. A conversation with a law student sparked my interestContinue reading “Law Personal Statement”

Actuarial Science Personal Statement

Fok Sing Tian is currently studying BSc Actuarial Science at London School of Economics and Political Science, and is graduating in 2021. This personal statement was part of his successful application to LSE, Heriot-Watt University, University of Manchester, Cass Business School and University of Kent for Actuarial Science. Mathematics, to me, is a discipline that requires one to possess an analytical mind and sufficient criticalContinue reading “Actuarial Science Personal Statement”

Cambridge Economics Interview

Preparing for an interview can be pretty daunting at first, and a Cambridge interview, no less (those can get pretty intense). In this article, I will share my personal experience of the interview day with you. Arriving at the Scene I did my interview at Taylor’s College Subang Jaya and was allocated to (probably) theContinue reading “Cambridge Economics Interview”