Are you looking for opportunities to study in the USA? Letar du efter möjligheter att studera i USA? The EducationUSA Advising Center in Malmö is here to help students with all there is to studying in the USA. It's your guide to U.S. education. Why should I study in the U.S.?
● Thousands of different courses to choose from, with great flexibility (examples: dual degrees, cross-disciplinary programs, etc.).
● All kinds of colleges and universities to pick from (around 4.500!).
● High quality of education which strongly improves your employment opportunities.
● Professional as well as personal development and loads of new experiences and contacts.
Can I afford studying in the U.S.?
Yes you can! There are at least five ways of doing so:
● merit based scholarships — based on your academics
● need based scholarships — based on your economic situation
● miscellaneous grants — grants from other institutions or groups
● loans from CSN — a great place to start
● personal funds — you will need to pay some of the money yourself
Look at the colleges’ websites for more information!
Where should I start searching for universities?
Here is a step-by-step guide to help your search for universities.
1. Go to www.collegeboard.org and under College Search do the College MatchMaker.
2. Look at location, size, offered courses and SAT scores on the colleges you’ve found through the MatchMaker, and see if they fit you.
3. Find more information on the colleges’ websites.
What if I practise any sports?
International athletes like you have a tremendous opportunity to get into U.S. universities. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you get started.
1. Assess your level of play: are you good enough? There are different levels for different sports, check www.berecruited.com.
2. Create your portfolio with movies of you doing your sport.
3. Register for the NCAA Elegibility Center (www.ncaa.org) and check for eligibility (you need amateurism and good academics).
What about the SAT, ACT or TOEFL tests? Do I need to take these?
● SAT: most often you must take this test. Check out www.collegeboard.org.
● ACT: equivalent to SAT. Check out www.act.org.
● TOEFL: most often you need to take this test too. Go to www.ets.org/toefl.
All of the above tests are administered at e.g. Malmö Borgarskola.
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