EducationUSA advising center at Instituto Guatemalteco Americano - IGA Guatemala City

The EducationUSA advising center at Instituto Guatemalteco Americano - IGA in Guatemala City, Guatemala offers professional educational advising services to approximately 10,000 students. Operating at the comprehensive level, our advising center services students who are interested in engaging in academic exchange between Guatemala and the U.S. From studying English as a foreign language, 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.I also provides logistical support to accredited U.S. higher education institutions on recruitment in Guatemala 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, Instituto Guatemalteco Americano - IGA as the only BNC in Guatemala, is the leading English Institute of Guatemala, providing English as a Second Language resources for students, as well as cultural activities from the USA, such as the Jazz Festival and the Walt Whitman Library. They host their own high school and promote all the educational and cultural activities towards the US.

Services

One-on-One Advising
Audience: International Students
Advising by Appointments
Audience: International Students
Drop-In Advising
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
Credential Attestation
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
Make Accommodation Reservations for Visiting 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 DVCs for U.S. Higher Education
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Host Online Chat / Webinar Sessions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize DVCs at Local Educational Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Arrange International Alumni Activities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Information on Local Government and Foundation Scholarships
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Credential Translation/ Verification Services
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

Events

Financial Aid

Apply by:
No Deadline

Walk-in Address

Ruta 1, 4-05, Zona 4, 1st Floor, Of. 102
Guatemala City
Guatemala

Mailing Address

Cultural Affairs Officer/BNC Guatemala
3190 Guatemala Place
Washington, DC 20521-3190
United States

Center Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00-17:00
Tuesday: 8:00-17:00
Wednesday: 8:00-17:00
Thursday: 8:00-17:00
Friday: 8:00-17:00
Saturday: 8:00-12:00

Phone

+502 2422-5590

Fax

+502 2422-5593