If it is the “norm” for Malaysian students who study overseas to go to the United Kingdom, based solely on numbers, then tertiary education in the United States would be fairly atypical.
So after Chen Chow’s US Apps Workshop (somewhere ages and ages hence) I just realized that I’m doubly anomalous: not only do I study in the States, I also took the most convoluted, abnormal route.
Taking a gap year? Talk to Andrew.
Applying without a pre-university qualification? Andrew.
Liberal Arts Colleges? Andrew.
The ACT? Andrew.
*Taking a gap year between your junior and senior year? Andrew.
And I don’t know how I feel.
*still in process