EducationUSA advising center at Biblioteca Benjamin Franklin de Monterrey / Relaciones Culturales

The EducationUSA advising center at Benjamin Franklin Library, in Monterrey, Mexico, offers professional educational advising services to approximately 3,300 students during 2014. Operating at the comprehensive level, our advising center services students who are interested in engaging in academic exchange between Mexico and the U.S. From participating in short term exchanges, enrolling into full academic degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels at accredited U.S. higher education institutions, our EducationUSA advising center promotes a wide variety of academic opportunities and supports students, parents, teachers, local governments and higher education institutions in their efforts to achieve their academic mobility goals.

The center provides a variety of educational services, including free introductory public information sessions on various topics of U.S. education, webinars, individual consultations on U.S. study, and application support services. It also provides logistical support to accredited U.S. higher education institutions on recruitment in Monterrey as well as supports open public events such as presentations and fairs to promote exchange opportunities working closely with the local educational community.

Our host The Benjamin Franklin Library is the only bilingual public library in the metropolitan area of Monterrey. Its facilities are open for free to all members of the community and has more than 20 thousand holdings both in English and Spanish in all different areas. It is a dynamic centre for learning, entertainment and cultural exchange for the community. 

Services

One-on-One Advising
Audience: International Students
Advising by Appointments
Audience: International Students
Group Presentations/ Sessions
Audience: International Students
Computer/ Internet Access/ Use
Audience: International Students
DVDs/ Videos
Audience: International Students
Library Hours
Audience: International Students
Translation Services
Fee: 25
Currency: Dollar US$ (United States)
Audience: International Students
Maintain a College Catalogue Library
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Maintain a Media Library (DVD/ CD/ VHS)
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize U.S. Higher Ed Orientation Sessions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Suggest Lodging Options for U.S. University Representatives
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Recommend Visits/ Meetings for U.S. Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting Local High School Counselors
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting the Country's Ministry of Education
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist U.S. Representatives in Contacting Local Colleges/ Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Participate in College Fairs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Host Online Chat / Webinar Sessions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist with Virtual Student Interviews
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Information on Local Government and Foundation Scholarships
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Provide Local Transportation
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Verify the Recognition / Certification/ Accreditation of Local Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Connect U.S. institutions with Possible Partner Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Offer Local/ National School Counselor Training
Audience: High School Counsellors

Events

Financial Aid

Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management
Apply by:
March 11, 2019
Apply by:
No Deadline
Apply by:
Opens in October and closes the next February
Apply by:
Last day of February

Walk-in Address

Av. Hidalgo 768 Pte
Colonia Centro
Monterrey NLE 64000
Mexico

Mailing Address

Alexandra Gaxiola, Av. Hidalgo 768 Pte.
Col. Centro
Monterrey NLE 64000
Mexico

Center Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10:00-13:00, 15:00-19:00
Tuesday: 10:00-13:00, 15:00-19:00
Wednesday: 10:00-13:00, 15:00-19:00
Thursday: 10:00-13:00, 15:00-19:00
Friday: 10:00-13:00, 15:00-19:00
Saturday: Closed

Phone

+52 (81) 8343-3907 or (81) 8004-9090 ext. 116

Fax

+52 (81) 8343-3907

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