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ERIC Number: ED084992
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
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The Admission and Academic Placement of Students From Selected Countries of Latin America. A Workshop Report. Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Peru.
Slocum, Joel B., Ed.
This is the report of the workshop on the admission and academic placement of students from selected Latin American countries. The participants and resource persons examined selected foreign educational systems in some detail, with particular regard to the entrance of students, who are products of those systems, into higher education in the United States. The aim of the workshop was to produce admissions and placement recommendations for circulation to the United States academic community. In this report, the background sections for each country are presented, along with recommendations for each country's students. After the preface, the report contains general admission and academic placement recommendations; then specific information about the following countries: Argentina; Chile, Ecuador, and Peru. The information includes characteristics of the education systems of each country, the grading system, sample credentials, and chart of the educational systems. Appendices includes workshop staff, participants and observers, and an overview of the Puerto Rican higher education situation. (Author/PG)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Admission (School), Foreign Students, Higher Education, International Education, International Educational Exchange, Placement, Student Exchange Programs, Workshops
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, 1860 19th Street, N.W., Washingtn, D.C. 20009 ($2.50)
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Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.; National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Argentina; Chile; Ecuador; Peru