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Bite Size Tips

21 Sep 2022

Student Life in UK vs US

Millie’s broken down everything you need to know about student life in the UK versus the US!

Bite Size Tips

15 Aug 2022

Should I take the SAT or ACT?

End your concerns today. Navigate through our guiding questions and decide which standardized test to take.

Millie's Guide

20 Apr 2022

Millie's Guide to Culinary Arts

Would you like to know more about studying culinary arts? Check out Millie's guide for Yevgeniya's (@eugeniafood_) journey as a Grand Diplôme chef!

Millie's Guide

07 Apr 2022

Millie’s Guide to UI/UX Design

Studying user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design may seem daunting, but what if there was a handbook for it?

University Highlights

16 Mar 2022

Millie’s UK University Spotlight: Scottish Universities!

Rolling hills, towering castles and dramatic scenery - just some of the things that come to mind when you think of Scotland. Studying in this magical country promises a rich university experience of culture, history and excitement.

University Highlights

10 Mar 2022

We Found The Most Fun UK Student Cities!

University life is full of meeting new people, experiencing new things, gaining independence and of course, a lot of learning. Most people look at the university itself when choosing places to apply to, but what about the actual cities that they’re in? Read on to find out!

Bite Size Tips

03 Mar 2022

What To Do on A-Levels Results Day?

Results day is filled with many emotions for everyone, with the wait for results being one of the most nail-biting periods that any student will have to face!

Bite Size Tips

24 Feb 2022

How to Write a Good College Supplemental Essay

The Common Application - one of the most key parts of applying to college. Students are always focused on perfecting their Common Application, but just as important is making sure one has a good supplemental essay.

Bite Size Tips

07 Feb 2022

Take Note on Your Mental Health in High School!

Studying for the AP, A-Levels or IB, it can be stressful for high school students, especially juniors and seniors. We get you. Students can be under immense pressure; they have to excel in their academics, athletics, work experience and community service all while trying to maintain a healthy social life, pursuing the same end goal!

Why Millie

10 Jan 2022

Congrats to Millie Class of 2021!

Congratulations to Millie’s Class of 2021 graduates! Here at Millie, we would like to celebrate all their achievements, hard work and perseverance. If you’re looking for some inspiration in your own journey to university or simply just curious about what other graduates are up to, keep on reading!

Bite Size Tips

08 Dec 2021

Insider Tips: Transitioning from the Hong Kong DSE to IB!

Having been studying in a local school for the past 14 years, it has taken a while for me to adjust from the local Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) Examination curriculum to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). I sat down with an IB full-scorer from a top local school, who shared the same experience with me! Here are some insider tips to thrive in IB!

Millie's Guide

27 Nov 2021

Millie’s IB Survival Guide #5: The Truth About TOK and How to Ace It!

Whenever the word TOK is brought up amongst IB students, a collective sigh usually goes around the room. But while TOK has a bit of a poor rep in the IB, we’re here to tell you the truth about TOK, and how it’s actually a pretty great subject! So if you want to know how to ace TOK and max on the points you can get from it, read on!

Why Millie

24 Aug 2021

Meet Ritvik: Milile Class of 2021

We meet with a former Millie student and Tech Intern Ritvik Khunara, a member of the Class of 2021 who has persevered through the COVID-19 pandemic to be accepted to the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Computer Science program!

Bite Size Tips

30 Jun 2021

Why Should I Do a Virtual Internship?

Virtual internships allow you to work with companies around the world from the comfort of your home. Read Millie's best tips to scoring your dream virtual internship!

Bite Size Tips

22 Mar 2021

What's Happening With AP Testing in 2021?

Planning on giving the AP exams but not sure about the testing format this year? Check out Millie's overview of what's happening with AP testing in 2021!

Millie's Guide

04 Sep 2020

Millie's Guide to Personal Statements UK vs. US

"In the UK, students need to convey why they want to study a chosen subject for the next three years; In the US, colleges want to know about potential students as a person," explains Ariel Lau, co-founder and Global Head Counselor of Millie.

Millie's Guide

30 Jul 2020

Millie's Guide to Engineering School

Interested in studying Engineering? Discover if it's the right path for you, and how to start shaping your future studies and career prospects in this exciting field in our E-Book or Webinar.

Millie's Guide

30 Jul 2020

Millie's Guide to Business School

Interested in studying Business? Discover if it's the right path for you, and how to start shaping your future studies and career prospects in this exciting field in our E-Book or Webinar.

Millie's Guide

22 Jul 2020

Millie's Guide to Architecture School

Interested in studying Architecture? Discover if it's the right path for you, and how to start shaping your future studies and career prospects in this exciting field in our E-Book or Webinar.

Millie's Guide

22 Jul 2020

Millie's Guide to Hotel School

Interested in studying Hotel Management? Discover if it's the right path for you, and how to start shaping your future studies and career prospects in this exciting field in our E-Book or Webinar.

Millie's Guide

21 Jul 2020

Millie's Guide to Top 5 Tips to Acing Your SATs

With exams being cancelled due to COVID-19 at the moment, you might be wondering why exactly you should even be thinking about the SATs right now. In this article, we explain why you shouldn't get complacent even though there are multiple SAT dates across the course of the year.

Millie's Guide

25 May 2020

Millie's Guide to International Relations

Interested in studying International Relations? Discover if it's the right path for you, and how to start shaping your future studies and career prospects in this exciting field in our E-Book or Webinar.