If you are considering applying to a university in the United States, now is a good time to begin investigating the process thoroughly. You will have new exams, application processes and timelines to consider. It is also crucial to learn the ways in which university academic culture is different in America.
Dukes US Applications provides tailored, one-to-one support to every applicant who works with us. In order to gain a full academic history and build a personal relationship with our clients, we recommend applicants and their families begin any work with us with an Initial Consultation with our lead consultant, Dr Jon Tabbert.
The 2017 results are now coming in! Click to see where our long-term freshman clients have been offered places to study in the United States. Despite ever-increasing competition for places, our clients have experienced great success with offers from Stanford, Harvard, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia and Princeton to name but a few.
"For over ten years, our students and their parents, as well as my colleagues, have been helped greatly by the wise guidance and strong support of Dr Jon Tabbert of Dukes US Applications"
Paul Gamble, Director of University Entrance, Radley College
With so many universities in the US to choose from, Dr Jon Tabbert highlights the importance of a personal approach to applying to American universities. Making a good match between the student and the university is at the heart of a successful application.
Dr Jon Tabbert founded our consultancy in 1995 after gaining personal experience of every tier of the US higher education system, both as a student and faculty member. As senior consultant, his unique professional background enables him to offer students a rich and varied profile of expertise.
Dukes US Applications has been touring the country providing talks in schools and in association with the Fulbright Commission on what those in Year 11, Lower and Upper Sixth should read up on now, in order to put themselves in the best position for an application.
Read Dr Jon Tabbert’s article, published for the Fulbright Commission, which explains ways in which applicants should approach each part of the admissions process. He highlights the significance of matching each candidate’s academic and personal profile to the specific university.
Launched in 1995 as the first of its kind, Dukes US Applications (formerly Jon Tabbert Associates) provides complete support and guidance for students applying to US universities – undergraduate and graduate, UK and international.