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  • Article Image Why Study in the USA

    Why Study in the USA

    What would it mean to have an American university listed on your resume? Why would potential employers pause and take notice of your education credentials from the United States?

    It would mean that you have more opportunities.

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  • Article Image Choosing a College or a University in the USA

    Choosing a College or a University in the USA

    The United States has attracted millions of international students to its post-secondary universities and colleges because the U.S.A. offers so many choices and some of the best facilities in the world. But because the choices are so varied, a decision of what program to attend is not an easy one. This article can give you a better idea of how to determine what type of university

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  • Article Image What is a High School Completion Program?

    What is a High School Completion Program?

    When it comes to exploring your options for attending university in America, you have perhaps assumed that you will need to finish college or secondary school first, as well as pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (or TOEFL).

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  • Article Image Small Town ESL Program + American Family = Happy Students

    Small Town ESL Program + American Family = Happy Students

    Many students who are planning to study in the U.S. are naturally attracted to such exciting cities as San Francisco, Boston, New York, or Los Angeles. However, in these big cities, students tend to hang out with friends from their own countries, eat food from their own countries at ethnic restaurants, watch movies in their language, and essentially continue to live as they did at home, only this time they have to pay a lot of money for the experience.

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  • Article Image Applying for Your Student Visa – The Basics

    Applying for Your Student Visa – The Basics

    Similar to applying to university, applying for your student visa is not necessarily difficult, but be ready to be organized, follow lots of steps and to wait.

    First, let’s go over what kind of visa you need. The most common student visa is an F-1 visa. The majority of international students studying in the United States are here on F-1 visas. J-1 visas are primarily for exchange students who receive a majority of their funding (51 percent) from an institution or government sponsor. M-1 visas are for students entering vocational programs.

     

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  • Article Image Paying for Your U.S. Education: Invest in Yourself

    Paying for Your U.S. Education: Invest in Yourself

    Is studying in the USA your goal? Does paying for study abroad seem like an impossible task? It’s not!

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  • Article Image Understanding the American Education System

    Understanding the American Education System

    The American education system offers a rich field of choices for international students. There is such an array of schools, programs and locations that the choices may overwhelm students, even those from the U.S. As you begin your school search, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the American education system. Understanding the system will help you narrow your choices and develop your education plan.

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  • Article Image Learning English in the USA

    Learning English in the USA

    What better place to come than the USA - Land of Opportunity - to learn English where it is spoken everyday? Look at our English (ESL) Programs

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  • Article Image Applying for Admission to a U.S. Program

    Applying for Admission to a U.S. Program

    Each U.S. university and college sets its own admission standards and decides which applicants meet those standards. Therefore, you must apply separately to each university or college.

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  • Article Image Making the Most of Your Campus-Based English Language Program

    Making the Most of Your Campus-Based English Language Program

    Making the most of your language program isn’t just about going to class. Of course, there is a lot of learning that happens in a classroom. 

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  • Article Image Improving Your English for Success at a U.S. University

    Improving Your English for Success at a U.S. University

    Brimming with textbooks, yesterday’s lecture notes and homework, over 740,000 foreign students sling their backpacks over their shoulders and join the crowds of students on American university and college campuses.

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  • Article Image When is a Degree Not a Degree? When your school has no accreditation.

    When is a Degree Not a Degree? When your school has no accreditation.

    You’ve always been careful when planning out your next move, and of course that includes making sure the school you attend is legitimate. But allow me to spin you a tale.

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  • Article Image How to Get Your U.S. Student Visa

    How to Get Your U.S. Student Visa

    Here are some guidelines to help make your student visa application process smooth and successful.

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  • Article Image Understanding the F-1, J-1 and M-1 Visas

    Understanding the F-1, J-1 and M-1 Visas

    If you’re looking to study abroad in the USA, you may find the visa application daunting. You should not be overwhelmed, but instead take the process step by step.

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  • Article Image 5 Questions to Ask at Schools That Aren’t Top-Ranked

    5 Questions to Ask at Schools That Aren’t Top-Ranked

    Many times, future university students focus exclusively on top-ranked schools when compiling a list of potential institutions. Without knowing it, they’ve dismissed a number of fine institutions to consider.

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  • Article Image What Good Language Learners Do

    What Good Language Learners Do

    There’s no such thing as being born good at languages. However, there are people who learn languages well. But that has nothing to do with them being naturally good at it. It has to do with their attitude and the way they approach their learning.

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  • Article Image Meet Americans to Learn English Quickly

    Meet Americans to Learn English Quickly

    Twenty-one year-old Matsumi hurried to the Conversation Table where her new friend, John, a college student, was waving to her. “I am shy at home in Japan, so speaking English so difficult,” she said,  “but now I practice with Conversation Partners and my home stay family.             

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  • Article Image Begin Your Bachelor’s Degree at a Community College: 2 + 2 Agreements

    Begin Your Bachelor’s Degree at a Community College: 2 + 2 Agreements

    Many American students—and 90,000 international students—attend a community college for the first two years of university studies in the USA. With nearly 1,200 community colleges in the country, there are many benefits of this model in comparison to studying all four years at a university.

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  • Article Image Applying to US Graduate Schools

    Applying to US Graduate Schools

    What specific graduate program are you interested in? What type of university are you looking for? Where in the U.S. are you hoping to live? These are just a few of the many important questions that you need to answer during the search for the “right” graduate program.

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  • Article Image Applying for an OPT

    Applying for an OPT

    Year after year, international students from all around the world flock to the United States in pursuit of one of the best educations offered in the world. For many of these students, they plan to utilize their degrees back home, while for many others, the goal in mind is to work in the United States after graduation—whether it be for the rest of their lives, or for a certain period of time.

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