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Old 09-20-2008, 12:52 AM   #11
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Old 04-18-2009, 07:07 AM   #12
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Studying in Australia is much relaxing (abt 15k a year sch fee with living expenses). You can reduce the years to study by having an advance Diploma in Sg. Besides studying, you can tour the different parts of Australia - a really beautiful country worth visiting. On the other hand, personally hv found that many people go for US education, maybe the certificates are more worth the money..
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:28 AM   #13
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Studying in Australia is much relaxing (abt 15k a year sch fee with living expenses). You can reduce the years to study by having an advance Diploma in Sg. Besides studying, you can tour the different parts of Australia - a really beautiful country worth visiting. On the other hand, personally hv found that many people go for US education, maybe the certificates are more worth the money..
which school so cheap? what major?
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Old 01-26-2010, 10:55 AM   #14
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Most of you will know that a UK qualification is highly recognised but the other thing that comes to your mind would be the cost involved.
Firstly studying in the UK isn’t really as expensive, cost of courses will depend on the university and the subject you intend to study. Cost of living isn’t as expensive either, an estimated amount for one month’s living expenses in the more expensive cities are about 800GBP a month or S$1800 covering your accommodation, meals and transport while the less expensive cities require you to set aside GBP600 or S$1400. Do your own math to really find out.

Alternatively you can visit the UK representatives at the British Council’s Education UK Exhibition 2010 to find out more.
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Old 03-28-2010, 12:54 AM   #15
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I would say that the cost of studying locally is inflated, as we do have the moe tuition grant of up to 60K, which means our effective payment is merely 20k.
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Old 04-06-2010, 03:45 PM   #16
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I think many of the top-notch private US colleges (Williams, Amherst etc) cost approximately US$50,000 to 55,000 a year (including tuition, fees, room and board and other incidental expenses). So the four year cost can go up easily to 280 to 300K SGD. Really big sum! UMich is still fairly cheap compared to these private schools.
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Old 04-29-2010, 05:13 PM   #17
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Then again, those private liberal arts colleges you mentioned also offer a generous need-blind financial aid package
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Old 04-29-2010, 05:42 PM   #18
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Then again, those private liberal arts colleges you mentioned also offer a generous need-blind financial aid package
Nope, only Amherst offers need-blind aid to internationals now. The rest recently changed their policies. They still offer financial aid to internationals, but do factor the need for financial aid in deciding whether to admit applicants.
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Old 04-29-2010, 05:55 PM   #19
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Wow that's quite a downer indeed.
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Old 04-29-2010, 11:19 PM   #20
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Well, I don't think that should stop anyone from applying to the schools and for financial aid though. They are still great schools, and they might want you enough to offer you a generous financial package. If I'm not mistaken, some of these schools have policies that guarantee that full demonstrated need will be met for admitted students if their family income is below a certain amount.
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