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5 Steps Toward A Successful Career In Publishing

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Feb 18, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Whether you’ve got your heart set on becoming an award-winning novelist, renowned magazine editor or something else in the publishing sector, there are some really important steps you need to take in order to make a successful career for yourself in the industry.

Of course you’re not going to get these jobs right away, but follow these five steps below, and with a little patience, you can achieve your dream job quicker than you may anticipate…

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Topics: Undergraduate

How to set a budget for studying abroad in the UK & save money too!

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Sep 16, 2015 4:50:00 PM

Travelling is one of life’s true luxuries, but it does come at a price.

If you’re studying abroad in the UK, then you’re bound to run into some financial hurdles along the way. To be successful, you must create a budget and stick to it.

In our unpredictable global economic climate, you must be smart about how you spend your money. Luckily, the cost of studying abroad in the UK may not be as expensive as you may think…

Here’s how to set a budget for studying abroad in the UK:

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Topics: Undergraduate

An A-Z of undergraduate courses for overseas students in the UK

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Aug 26, 2015 7:35:00 PM

Not only can studying in the UK open your eyes to a new culture and way of life, you can also take advantage of a plethora of great courses that overseas students can study in the UK.

To give you just a small sampling of the diverse range of university subjects available, here’s an A-Z list of what you can study. But remember, this list is not exhaustive!

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Topics: Undergraduate

5 facts you need to know about studying abroad in England

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Aug 19, 2015 6:32:00 PM

As you consider studying in another country, you may not realize that there's an entire culture you'll need to understand and be familiar with.

Even in the UK, where the language is largely the same, there are certain gestures and phrases that mean very different things than they do on our side of the pond. Here are twelve facts you should know about the UK before you start packing!

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Topics: Undergraduate

10 British phrases every American study abroad student must learn

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Aug 12, 2015 7:15:00 PM

You might think studying abroad in the UK would be a bit like climbing into a TARDIS, and clamouring about while the Doctor tries to get you to class on time.

That's not exactly right, but you'd be surprised how turned around you can get just by listening to Brits talk. Making conversation can be especially difficult when you don't have an understanding of the local vernacular.

If you're thinking about studying in the UK, learn these ten phrases and listen for them on your trip. They'll help you "mind the gap" between two totally different styles of English.

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Topics: Undergraduate

Benefits of a UK degree in the US job market

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Aug 5, 2015 6:12:00 PM

Many students worry about studying abroad because they fear their degrees may not transfer back to their domestic job market.

However, a 2012 report by the British Council indicated that 80% of US companies and 70% of Canadian companies demonstrated a strongly positive impression of degrees earned in the UK.

This means a degree earned in the UK may actually work to your benefit when measured against a US-based degree. Here are just a few reasons why...

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Topics: Undergraduate

10 best TV networks for American students to watch in the UK

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Jul 29, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Oh, how we love TV and the awesome shows we watch!

They make us laugh, cry, aspire to do new things, and give us comfort when we need it most. For many American students studying abroad, knowing which TV networks to watch helps them transition more easily into their new surroundings and helps make them more pop culturally savvy with their new British friends.

So if you’re thinking of studying in the UK, here are 10 networks to switch on first…

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Topics: Undergraduate

Studying in the US: The pros and the cons

Posted by The ATP Advisors on May 20, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Have you ever thought about studying abroad but are still not sure where to start? The following considerations may help you to decide and offer some guidance as to whether you want to study at home or in the UK…

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Topics: Undergraduate

5 Great Reasons to Study Overseas in Britain

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Apr 13, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Choosing a university to attend for your degree can be a big life decision. It can be a much bigger decision if you are choosing to study in a different country.

The decision to move to another country might fill you with anxiety; however, any student who has studied overseas will tell you that your experiences abroad will benefit you enormously both personally and professionally for the rest of your life.

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Topics: Undergraduate, Graduate