The differences between studying in Brazil and the U.S.

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Many Brazilian young people, if they have the means, opt to pursue their studies abroad. In fact, Brazil is among the top ten countries that sends students to the U.S. for tuition. In turn, Brazil is the 24th most popular destination for American students. Nonetheless, there are some crucial differences between both countries’ undergraduate education systems. Here, we outline some key points that any student wishing to study in Brazil should know. 


In the U.S., university entry is decided by the famous standardized tests. Students have the option of taking either the SAT or the ACT, the main difference...

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