There are 1.4 million students pursuing postsecondary education outside of their
home countries. Of those 1.4 million more than one-third of them chose to study in the United States.
U.S. schools provide a vast variety of academic, cultural, and athletic
activities. But is the U.S. right for you? What does the U.S. have to
The United States has one of the world's finest university systems. The U.S. has
outstanding programs in all fields and at all levels both undergraduate and
Variety & Flexibility
There is a program for everyone in the U.S. There are some U.S. schools that
stress the importance of learning skills that directly apply to your future
career while others feel that all students should gain knowledge in a wide
variety of educational areas in addition to their major. There are arts schools,
business schools, engineering schools, a program for every interest. So if you
for a school where you can study a particular field you can usually find several
to choose from in the U.S.
Although many programs are highly structured, you will have a variety of
options. U.S. degree programs are usually very flexible. And during the junior
or senior year of your study you will be able to choose your course work to fit your specific
needs and interests.
The U.S. has one of the most wired university systems in the world. Plus, in the
U.S. you'll be in the front seat of technological innovation. U.S. schools pride themselves on being at
top of the technological wave and are constantly striving to make the latest and
greatest technology available to their students. No matter what your field is
you will benefit from this love of technology as you are able to easily obtain and process information.
Support for International Students
Most U.S. schools have an international student office
help you with the transition into U.S. culture and society. Their services and
support will help you as you begin your learning experience in this whole new
environment.So is U.S. Study for You?
Study in the United States should be a seriously
considered choice. Don't come to the U.S. if you aren't sure its what you want
to do. U.S. study can be an expensive process and you need to make sure it is the best option for
you. After reviewing the advantages to U.S. study listed above ask yourself the
- What are your career goals?
- How will U.S. study aid you fulfilling these goals?
- Do you have the academic background necessary to pursue those goals?
- Are you prepared to live in another country with a completely different culture
to pursue these goals?
- Do you have adequate English?
- Do you have enough money?
Once you have asked yourself these questions it should be apparent if U.S.
study is a viable option for you.