So today is the last day to get the ducks in row and prepare for the SAT tomorrow; the last chance to take the SAT (or högskoleprovet as it’s called here in Sweden) before applying for college this fall. Originally I, of course, had planned to do a lot more studying for the test…but reality and other chores got in the way. I feel pretty content about my chances tomorrow though, it’s not a stretch to say that they’re ok.
Doing good tomorrow is not a deal breaker for the coming fall no matter what, it’s just that I’d increase the margin to get accepted to my primary school and degree programs.
15th of April is the last day to apply for college here and with 99% certainty my application will look somewhat like this:
1st pick: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration or Economics at the University of Gothenburg. Here I have four different choices for specialization. Analytical, Linguistic – English, Linguistic – Chinese or Linguistic – Japanese. I’m going to apply to all four with English being my top choice.
2nd pick: The same Degree except the specializations above at the University/College of Borås.
All of the above will most likely end me up with a Master degree as well.
For second tier back-ups (so to speak) I’m applying to one or two Bachelor’s in Social sciences with a BA or Econ specialization. I plan to throw in a BsC in Logistics there as well.
No matter how the cookie decides to crumble tomorrow I will get a spot at one of the programs above, I know that already, which is a bit comforting. The Lingustic BA programs in Gothenburg are really appealing though, I’d really love a future career in international business and trade. This town always felt a bit too cramped for me to be honest…