U.S. College Prep Day (Virtual Event) – October 24, 2020

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About the Event

About EducationUSA

The U.S. Embassy and EducationUSA invite you to attend U.S. College Prep Day, a unique opportunity to learn more about accessing higher education in the United States. The event features
a series of webinars on important topics to help students prepare for the process of studying in the United States. U.S. Embassy and EducationUSA staff, U.S. college representatives, and other experts in the field of U.S. higher education will lead informational webinars. Students, parents, guidance officers, teachers etc. are all invited to participate. All you have to do is view the list of webinars below and register for each session you’d like to join.
EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State network of over 430 international student advising centers in more than 175 countries and territories. The network promotes U.S. higher education to students around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States. Find an Advising Center near you.


List of Webinars


EducationUSA and Your Five Steps to U.S. Study              9:00 a.m.
Learn all about EducationUSA. Whether you plan to pursue a short-term or full degree program in the United States, EducationUSA has the resources you need in “Your Five Steps to U.S. Study.”

 The U.S. Undergraduate Admissions Process                   10:00 a.m.
This webinar will guide international students on the admission requirements to attend undergraduate academic institutions and provide insightful information on what U.S. universities and colleges look for during the admissions process.

Funding U.S. Study and Financial Aid                               11:00 a.m.
Learn tips for international students on how to fund your study, what different types of financial aid are available, and how you can access these resources.

The Benefits of Community College                                   1:00 p.m.
This session will help students become familiar with U.S. Community Colleges and how they present international students with a unique opportunity to more easily access a high quality, U.S. higher education.

 The SAT (A panel discussion)                                             2:00 p.m.
Experts with several years of experience teaching the SAT to international students, break down the exam providing crucial information. The discussion will also cover the impact of COVID-19 on the exam and the admissions process in 2021.

Student Visas to the United States                                      3:00 p.m. 
A student visa is required for all international students wishing to study in the United States. A U.S. consular officer will demystify the process of obtaining a student visa and share information about the requirements to qualify.

Preparing a Grad School Application                                4:00 p.m. 
This webinar will guide international students on the admission requirements to attend college at the graduate level and provide insightful information on what U.S. higher education institutions look for during the admissions process.

The Fulbright Program                                                       5:00 p.m.
Learn all about the U.S. Fulbright academic exchange program and the scholarship offerings available for international students to pursue graduate study in the United States.

 For more information about this event or on studying in the United States, please contact us at IRCPOS@state.gov.