I did UOP only because none of the universities in Taiwan are recognized anywhere outside of Taiwan (except NTU maybe, and that’s hard to get in) but most universities in America are recognized elsewhere.[/quote]
This is not true.[/quote]
Please, Rahimmi, clarify this point as to not perpetuate this myth. You can say that Taiwan universities are not famous, and that their names are not as easily “recognizable” -to perceive to be something or someone previously known- as, say, Harvard, but the other use or meaning of the word “recognized” -: to admit as being of a particular status- might make other people think that a degree here is useless outside of the island, which is not true.
However, I do understand that as a Taiwanese citizen, you are forced to take the entrance tests, and as someone broght up in the States, that is an almost impossible task. I’d like to know if you tried the Overseas Chinese preparatory -the one that helps overseas young people prepare for college examinations- or more details about your experience.