Many international students strive to attend university in the United States, but end up confused by the U.S. admissions process, which tends to be less straightforward than admissions processes elsewhere.  One question we often get is how an international transcript will translate in the U.S. system. Former MIT and Caltech admissions officer, Zaragoza Guerra, answers this question in the latest installment of the College Coach video series, Ask the College Admissions Expert. International students with U.S. college aspirations should check out Zaragoza’s insight in “How Will My Grades Translate into the U.S. University System?

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Written by Zaragoza Guerra
Zaragoza Guerra is a member of College Coach’s team of college admissions experts. Zaragoza previously worked as a senior admissions officer at MIT, Caltech, and The Boston Conservatory. To learn more about Zaragoza, be sure to read his bio on