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Old 04-13-2017, 12:28 PM   #101
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Re: Am I too old to start college? Could I even get accpted?

I would imagine it would be waaay easier learning a science based program in a second language (computer science, math, etc) if that's the route you want to go. The immigrant kids seem to be concentrated in those majors at my school at any rate. gl bro, keep us updated!
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Old 04-16-2017, 10:31 AM   #102
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Re: Am I too old to start college? Could I even get accpted?

Yah, I'm sure you're right, but my background and credit hours are mostly in business/finance and I'm trying to get accepted into year 3 of a similar program here in France. I'd probably have to start from year 1 in a new field and don't really want to do that.

Right now I'm in the process of sending off a couple applications and will hear back in May/June. My letters of motivation in French are probably hilaribad, but English competency seems to be highly valued here which can only help my cause.
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Old 05-06-2017, 03:06 PM   #103
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Re: Am I too old to start college? Could I even get accpted?

So one of the programs I'm applying for is a French program called Banking, Finance, and Risk Control and I have to take an admissions test comprising culture, English proficiency, and statistics/logic. I haven't studied any math at all for over a decade and it looks like there a bunch of questions that are either the type "train A leaves going 100km/h and train B leaves going 120km/h..." or "there are 14 teams in a soccer league, if they all play each other twice, how many total matches will be played".

So it doesn't look like the math is too intensive and I could slowly figure out those types of problems with enough time, but is there a decent resource on the internet to brush on basic formulas or faster ways to tackle those problems so I don't waste time?
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