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Will Exchange Year in U.S. Help International Student's Admission to Elite U.S. College?

Question: I am an international student and current high school senior. I plan to apply to top U.S. colleges next year. Would it be an advantage for me to repeat my senior year as an exchange student in an American high school? How will admission officials view a student who has spent time in two high schools, one in France and one in the U.S.?

College admission officersâ€"including those at the most competitive institutionsâ€"are always interested in attracting qualified international students. However, whether or not you spend your senior year in the U.S. will not affect your admission as much as the following factors will:

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