ERIC Number: ED329146
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Entering Higher Education in the United States. A Guide to Admissions and Financial Planning for Students from Other Countries.
College Board, New York, NY.
This booklet is written for foreign students who wish to learn about the nature of the U.S. education system, specifically about how to gain access to and finance higher education. It is designed to acquaint readers with information on the admissions process, financial planning, and the cost of higher education in the United States. Among the subjects that are covered in the Guide are the following: (1) understanding the U.S. system of postsecondary education; (2) the U.S. student population; (3) necessary considerations and qualifications; (4) sources of information and advising; (5) the admissions process; (6) preparing for an academic experience in the United States; (7) sources of assistance in the United States; (8) what to expect; and (9) financial planning and aid. In addition, there are appendices on agencies serving particular nationality groups; selected publications on study in the United States; costs and financial aid; and on overseas educational advising centers. (GLR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, College Admission, College Bound Students, Counseling Services, Foreign Nationals, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Paying for College, Postsecondary Education, Publications, Student Financial Aid
College Board Publications, Box 886, New York, NY 10101-0866 (1-4 copies, $7.00 each, 5+ copies, $2.50 each).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Board, New York, NY.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A