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Should I apply to Choate?

I'm not American, yet really excited about the idea of studying in the US. If you are/been a Choate student, please share your views with me. I'll appreciate it, so much.

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Are you talking about Rosemary Hall - in CT.? I was a guess student there, Phillips, Exeter, and Concord- I met many of the Kennedy's as well as actors like Michael Douglas. The student body is under 1,000 - and you've got a steep tuition - living there will cost you close to $50,000 a year - but you'll make lifelong connections like I did at Harvard - which will probably be in your future. It's also beautiful grounds - like Andover was (Phillips). You just have to decide if you want a really small student body or a bigger one - you can make great connections almost anywhere today - and you'll get to meet some of the New England snobs I had to tolerate -- and I'm a Botonian. ;-)

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Yeah, that's exactly what I'm talking about! Choate Rosemary Hall. My major concern and the main reason why I'm confused whether I should apply or not is the different educational system. In my school, we do IGCSEs and A Levels which are British exams but in the US, you have the SATs and so on. If I was to finish my A Levels and still came to America for college, I could win some semesters or something, whereas if I came to Choate and did the SATs, I wouldn't win any semesters at university. I do think that Choate is an incredible school, however. I don't know what to do!
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My best advice to to call the school and ask them for advice - most New England schools are very familiar with the correlation of entry examinations across various nations - especially Britain. I grew up and was educated in IV league colleges and private Catholic High Schools - extremely rigorous - but New Englander's are very fond of the British - you'll feel it when you arrive - do don't hesitate to call the admissions department and explain exactly what you have told me - they'll be able to clearly direct you. I hope you do decide to come - you're going to learn a lot and have a lot of fun as well.
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Thank you so much! :)
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