Category: Helpful Tips

Why I love Oklahoma 🦬

Hi! My name is Giannina Albines, and you might have already seen me around or in videos. I am in a lot of them! I am from Peru, a country located in South America. I moved to Oklahoma three years ago. I went back to visit Peru once, but since COVID started, I could not go back. During all this time, Oklahoma became my home. There are many reasons why I love Oklahoma, for example, the friendly people, the sky, the BBQ! etc.

Road trip to other States: Why is Oklahoma an ideal destination to start your road trips?

Hello, Apa Khabar, 你好. My name is Wei Nah Long. I’m a senior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Dance. Since I’m originally from Malaysia 🇲🇾, I can speak 4 different languages (Malay, English, Mandarin, and Cantonese), and currently learning the fifth (Korean)!

So there are many reasons why Oklahoma is a great place to stay in. One of those reasons is that Oklahoma is an ideal destination for you to start your road trips. Do you know Oklahoma is known as the land of ultimate road trips? And I am going to tell you why.

How To Start Your UCO Application? 

Hello friends! I hope you all are doing well. My name is Yana. I am an International student from Kazakhstan 🇰🇿, and I am a current graduate student at UCO studying Business Analytics. I also happen to work at the UCO Office of Global Affairs. Therefore, for today’s blog, I am going to talk about the application process. Finding a university, and choosing a major, already puts enough pressure, right? And I get that. Of course, another obstacle everybody must face is starting your application. It seems like it is an effortless process; however, there are many hidden things that people do not expect to encounter. So, I will give you some tips and advice on how to complete your application correctly. 

Yuyu’s Tips On Taking The IELTS Exam

Hi everyone, my name is Yuyu and I’m from Japan 🇯🇵! A little bit about me, I’m a senior here at UCO studying Marketing. I love fashion and exploring cute cafes around OKC. I also like playing instruments, eating, and trying new things!

So like you guys, when I applied to the university in the US, I had to submit something to prove my English skills. IELTS and TOEFL are the most popular English exams. Each university has its English requirement for incoming international students. At the University of Central Oklahoma, the condition is broadband 5.5 in IELTS, 61 in TOFLE IBT, or 500 in TOEFL PBT. So, how do you get these scores before admission? Don’t worry. I will tell all of you a secret to get these scores!

1. What is IELTS?
2. IELTS 4 sections explained
3. Tips for studying for IELTS
4. The day before the exam
5. On the day of the test