Why Study in America? • Worldwide recognition of U.S. degrees as the best. • Employers favor U.S Degrees. • Wide range of educational Programs • Outstanding facilities, libraries and laboratories • Opportunity to spend additional couple of years in the U.S getting valuable relevant work experience.
Selecting a University Important Factors • Academic Program • Selectivity • Size • Location • Climate • Budget
Scholarship Vs Financial Aid • A scholarship is a financial award based on merit, special talent and/or leadership qualities. • Financial aid is based on financial need that must be documented.
U.S Universities • National Universities • Public Universities • Private Universities • Community Colleges
National Universities • There are 262 national universities - 164 public, 98 private . National universities offer a full range of undergraduate majors as well as master's and doctoral degrees. They place strong emphasis on research and receive federal money to support their research endeavors.
Public Universities • Public universities are state universities founded and operated by State government entities. State Universities generally charge higher tuition to out-of - state students. Every U.S. state has at least one public university to its name
Liberal Arts • There are 266 liberal arts colleges, 28 of them public. These schools emphasize undergraduate education. These colleges award at least 50 percent of their degrees in liberal arts disciplines, such as languages and literature, biology and life sciences, philosophy, cultural studies, and psychology.
Community Colleges • In the United States, community colleges, sometimes called junior colleges, technical colleges or city colleges are primarily two-year public institutions providing higher education and lower - level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas and associate's degrees.
Tips to budget your college costs • Look for the “best buys”, i.e univ’s that offers a quality education at a reasonable costs. • Consider Public Universities. • Earn Transfer Credit. A.P exams etc. • Study in the Midwest &/or in a rural part where living costs are significantly lower.
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Our Services • Guaranteed Admissions in at least one good accredited university. • Personalized counseling. • Selection of universities. • SAT and TOEFL coaching. • Assistance in SOP preparation, financials, visa documentation. • Visa Guidance and mock Interviews.
Application Timetable • June August • Think about your educational future and career prospects at home. • Talk with your family about financial resources. • Register for tests such as TOEFL, SAT. August-November early Take entrance tests. November- March Pay careful attention to deadline dates. April – July Latters of acceptyance or rejection arrive Read these letters carefully. Chhose one university which you want to attend, Start your visa process. • August • Arrive in time to attend the orientation program