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U.S. Citizen or International Student: Which Carries More Admission Clout?

Question: I am certain that nationality plays a big part in college admission decisions. So if I'm an American attending a high school abroad (and holding a second passport) what should I do? Do I apply as a U.S. citizen or as an international student?

Different colleges go about “coding” students in different ways. There is no consistent system that determines how applicants who are dual-nationals (or biracial, multiracial, etc.) are viewed.

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