Studying in the US

Apartment Search in Boston

First, I would like to provide a few essential impressions and information about the American housing market and renting an apartment in Boston, which I gathered during my search.

In America, lease contracts usually only last one year and must be extended afterward.
A floor plan with the exact dimensions of the apartment/house is relatively uncommon. Especially in older homes, there are usually none. If you are lucky, you will at least be given the approximate dimensions.

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My name is Charlotte, I am 24 years old and I started studying in the master’s program in International Business Quantitative Methods at Tufts University in September 2023.

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All you need to know about the GRE / GMAT Test

All you need to know about the GRE / GMAT Test

At the beginning of my hunt for the perfect Master's program, I faced a massive pile of different requirements for each degree program.
Soon, it became apparent that I would have to provide a certificate of English skills (TOEFL test). Many universities also require a GMAT or GRE test score.

The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) and the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) tests have a standardized format. In each case, an adaptive test procedure is used, which means that the difficulty level for the questions changes as the test progresses.

About the TOEFL Test

About the TOEFL Test

At the beginning of my hunt for the perfect Master's program, I faced a massive pile of different requirements for each degree program.
Soon, it became apparent that I would have to provide a certificate of English skills (TOEFL test). Many universities also require a GMAT or GRE test score.

Many Master's programs require corresponding proof when applying. As most of the universities I was considering accepted the TOEFL test as proof of proficiency in English, I decided to take this test.

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