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Stories from International Students

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2018 EducationUSA South American Fair Circuit
For: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Topics covered: International Student Recruitment
EducationUSA | U.S. College & University Admissions (Nov. 2017)
Want to go to a U.S. college or university, but don’t know where to start? In this Facebook Live webchat -- “College and University Admission Explained” -- experts on U.S. higher education, international students, and U.S. Department of State discussed how the admission process works and answers your questions. Learn how you can stay on track and improve your chances of getting into a school that’s a great fit for you! Learn About: Admission Timelines Financial Aid and Scholarship packages How your application is evaluated How decisions are communicated to applicants Moderator: Alfred Boll, EducationUSA, U.S. Department of State. Speakers: Min Hwang (South Korea), University of Wisconsin-Madison; Nicky McCallum (Hong Kong), Pepperdine University; Tamara Lapman, Associate Director of Admission, University of Richmond.
For: International Students
Topics covered: General, International Student Recruitment, Step 1: Research Your Options
EducationUSA Interactive: U.S. Campus Culture (Full episode)
Curious about studying in the U.S.? Already accepted and starting to pack? Either way, this EducationUSA Interactive is for you! Join U.S. higher education experts, currently enrolled international students, and a U.S. Department of State official for an introduction to U.S. academic culture and campus life. Find out what daily student life is like for international students studying in the U.S. today. Ask questions and learn how U.S. campuses welcome international students. Learn about: · Campus safety · Classroom Expectations: academic integrity and plagiarism; critical thinking; academic writing · Extracurricular activities and volunteering · Dorm life and social life Moderator: Fred Boll, EducationUSA, Department of State Guests: Alina Pak, Student from Russia; Shaun Ee, Student from Singapore; Michael Wilhelm, Associate Vice Chancellor, International Programs, University of North Carolina Wilmington; Emily Markham, Assistant Director of Global Engagement, LaRoche College
For: International Students
Topics covered: Step 5: Prepare for Your Departure
EducationUSA | Student Athlete Recruitment (March 2018)
Are you a student athlete interested in studying in the U.S? Many international students play for college sports teams in the US while completing their studies. This EducationUSA Interactive -- originally broadcast as a Facebook Live -- will teach you about athlete recruitment and life as a student athlete. A U.S. Department of State official and a NCAA representatives will answer your questions and share their insight on how athletics and academics can go hand-in-hand. Learn About: ●Athletic scholarships ●The recruitment process ●Life as a student athlete Moderator: Alfred Boll, EducationUSA, U.S. Department of State. Speakers: Liam Haycock (United Kingdom), University of the District of Columbia; Sarah Turner and Mike DeCesare, National Collegiate Athletic Association.
For: International Students
Topics covered: General, Step 1: Research Your Options
EducationUSA | Finance Your Studies (September 2017)
Are you interested in studying in the U.S. but unsure if you can afford it? Costs may seem prohibitive, but there are many avenues to financing an education at any U.S. college or university. This EducationUSA Interactive webinar has answers! Moderator: Alfred Boll, EducationUSA, U.S. Department of State. Speakers: Luiz Fernando (Brazil), Ph.D Student, Catholic University of America; Elaine Pawlik, International Student Services Coordinator & Counselor, University of the District of Columbia; Gwen Thomas, author, educator, advocate.
For: International Students
Topics covered: Step 2: Finance Your Studies
Study in The USA
For: International Students
Topics covered: General, International Student Recruitment
Estudiar en Estados Unidos: Una perspectiva de América Latina (full episode)
¿Eres estudiante o padre de un estudiante de América Latina que se pregunta cómo es realmente estudiar en una universidad en Estados Unidos? En ese caso, ¡Este charla virtual interactiva de EducationUSA de EducationUSA es para ti! Únete a expertos en educación superior que representan a colegios universitarios y universidades estadounidenses con programas de dos y cuatro años, estudiantes latinoamericanos matriculados en la actualidad, y un funcionario del Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos para participar en un seminario interactivo de EducationUSA sobre la vida académica y universitaria diarias tal y como las experimentan estudiantes universitarios de América Latina en Estados Unidos. Haz preguntas y conoce lo que están haciendo los recintos universitarios de Estados Unidos para dar la bienvenida a estudiantes latinoamericanos e internacionales. Alfred Boll, EducationUSA, U.S. Department of State Gerardo Alan Mendoza Sosa (“Alan”), Student at Brown University (Class of 2020) Dr. Gabriela Polit, Profesora Asociada, Departamento de Español y Portugués, Universidad de Texas en Austin Yosimi Mitsuta, Student, University of Texas at Austin William Velez, Assistant Director of International Admissions and Recruitment and Chair of Study Oregon Consortia, Chemeketa Community College Juan Diego Quintero, Student, Chemeketa Community College
For: International Students
Topics covered: General, International Student Story, Step 5: Prepare for Your Departure
EducationUSA Interactive: Admissions Essays and Interviews
How can I make a good impression through my admissions essays or interview when I apply to university? In this EducationUSA Interactive episode, experts on American higher education offer information and advice on how to “put your best foot forward” with your admissions essays and interviews. This moderated conversation answered questions submitted live from an online audience and covered issues such as selecting essay topics; drafting, editing and reviewing essays; learning how colleges evaluate and weigh essays; and how to prepare for an interview. Moderator: Alfred Boll, EducationUSA, U.S. Department of State Speakers: Susan Strow, Columbia Chicago; Karen Binger Marshall, Appalachian State; and Murphy Miller, George Washington University.
For: International Students
Topics covered: General, Step 3: Complete Your Application
EducationUSA Interactive: Your Student Visa Questions Answered
Are you ready to study in the United States, but have questions about getting a student visa? On April 27, 2017, visa expert Laura Stein and international student coordinators Twyla Jones and Jennifer Donaghue provided an overview of the multi-step student visa process and answered student questions from around the world. Watch this recording to get answers to questions such as: What forms do I need to fill out? How do I prepare for my visa interview? How long does it take to get a visa? Moderator: Alfred Boll, EducationUSA, U.S. Department of State Speakers: Laura Stein, Visa Policy Analyst, Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Dr. Twyla Jones, Assistant Coordinator for International Students, Northern Virginia Community College; Jennifer Donaghue, Director of the International Services Office, George Washington University
For: International Students
Topics covered: General, Step 4: Apply for Your Visa

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