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The U.S. Admissions Process

The first step to studying in the USA is to understand the application and admissions process in the U.S. How to apply to colleges and universities in the U.S. is probably very different than the university admissions process in your home country. One big difference is the importance of “fit,” and how fit plays a different role among the 4,000+ U.S. colleges and universities. In this module, you will begin to learn about the U.S. admissions process, including how schools evaluate international applications, U.S. college admission requirements, and how schools decide who to accept (it is not all about SAT or ACT scores like many students think). You will also begin to explore yourself so that you can look beyond the "top" colleges and universities to identify schools based on “fit,” a big step toward being accepted into U.S. colleges and universities.

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13 vidéos (Total 128 min), 7 lectures, 1 quiz
13 vidéos
The Realities of Admission: Understanding Options7 min
The Realities of Admission: Understanding Timing9 min
The Admissions Process and the Course5 min
Eight Pieces & Two Questions5 min
Being the "Best"4 min
The Second Question5 min
Different Universities Evaluate Differently9 min
Purdue University18 min
Montgomery County Community College10 min
Rhodes College15 min
Santa Clara University16 min
University of Pennsylvania16 min
7 lectures
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)10 min
Thoughts on College Rankings10 min
"What It Takes” by Ivan Maisel10 min
The Selection Process: Online Resources10 min
Connect with Our Partner Schools10 min
Suggested Readings10 min
Instructions for Self-Assessment Quiz 1: Personal Qualities10 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Assessment Quiz: Personal Qualities1h 20min
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2
4 heures pour terminer

Self-Assessment

The most important part of your college application is you. Before you apply to any U.S. universities, you have to know yourself – likes, dislikes, strengths, and weaknesses. Once you know yourself, you can look at your application the way a U.S. admissions counselor will look at your application. In this module you will learn how to use self-assessment to examine your application, identifying strengths and weaknesses in both your academic and non-academic qualifications. You will also learn about EducationUSA, a college admissions assistance resource located in your home country.

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12 vidéos (Total 90 min), 7 lectures, 1 quiz
12 vidéos
Personal Strengths6 min
Study Preferences4 min
Academic Qualifications Part 112 min
Academic Qualifications: Testing8 min
Non-Academic Qualifications5 min
Connecting You with Universities9 min
EducationUSA: A U.S. State Department Supported Network2 min
EducationUSA Interview Part 18 min
EducationUSA Interview Part 213 min
EducationUSA Interview Part 38 min
EducationUSA Interview Part 45 min
7 lectures
"5I's" by Eric Furda10 min
"4C's" by Eric Furda10 min
Notes on Practice Materials and the New SAT10 min
"5 College Admission Mistakes International Students Can Avoid" by Amy Rader Kice10 min
EducationUSA Resource10 min
Additional Resources10 min
Instructions for Self-Assessment Quiz 2: Academic Preferences10 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Assessment Quiz: Academic Preferences1h 30min
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4 heures pour terminer

Research & Planning

It is time to use what you learned about yourself to start the college search and find the schools where you will apply. With 4,000+ colleges and universities in the U.S., picking the right schools for you takes time and strategy. This module will focus on three areas: (1) conducting your research, (2) building your school list, and (3) creating your college application plan. To accomplish these goals you will learn everything from application deadlines to where you can research schools to what the information means and how to use that information to better ensure your success.

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18 vidéos (Total 164 min), 8 lectures
18 vidéos
Building Your School List8 min
Level 1 Research: What You Want11 min
Level 1 Research: What is Realistic7 min
Level 1 Research: Understanding Your Findings14 min
Level 1 Research: Additional Options10 min
Level 2 Research15 min
Level 3 Research9 min
Demonstrated Interest7 min
Identifying Reach, Target, and Safety11 min
Understanding Deadlines10 min
Creating a Plan9 min
Financial Aid, Part 1: Cost of a U.S. Education5 min
Financial Aid, Part 2: Need-Based Aid6 min
Financial Aid, Part 3: Merit-Based Aid5 min
Financial Aid, Part 4: Other Types of Funding5 min
Financial Aid, Part 5: The Realities of Available Funding7 min
Financial Aid, Part 6: Need Blind vs. Need Aware7 min
8 lectures
"Aligning Your Interests With Your College List" by Eric Furda10 min
Digging Deeper Into Acceptance Rates10 min
Additional Research Resources10 min
Articles About the School List10 min
Early Admission/Decision Statistics10 min
Suggested Reading10 min
Financial Aid Resources10 min
Exchange Programs and Scholarships10 min
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6 heures pour terminer

The Pieces of Your Application

Your college “application” is made up of eight individual pieces, including essays, letter(s) of recommendation, test/exam scores (SAT, ACT, TOEFL, & IELTS), and more. In this module you will understand how each piece is viewed individually along with how that piece fulfills admission requirements and contributes to your application as a whole. We will also discuss how to submit the pieces of your application, as well as the timing related to each piece. Understanding the pieces of your application, along with the admission requirements, will help you assemble a stronger application overall.

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12 vidéos (Total 129 min), 14 lectures, 2 quiz
12 vidéos
The First Piece: The Application Form 9 min
Academic Documents Part 19 min
Academic Documents Part 28 min
Test Scores: ACT & SAT17 min
English Language Proficiency Tests: TOEFL & IELTS9 min
Essays 14 min
Letters of Recommendation 16 min
School Forms10 min
Activity List & Résumé11 min
Other Requirements9 min
Connecting Themes5 min
14 lectures
Application Tips & Notes10 min
Understanding Document Requirements10 min
Testing Data and Information Resources10 min
"That Time I Took the TOEFL" by Meghan McHale10 min
"Writing the Essay: Sound Advice from an Expert" by Parke Muth10 min
An Essay Should... 10 min
"Writing Recommendations" by MIT Admissions10 min
"Interviews" by The College Board10 min
Essay Resources10 min
Letter of Recommendation Resources10 min
School Forms Resources10 min
Activity List Resources10 min
Suggested Reading10 min
Instructions for Self-Assessment Quiz: Application Planning10 min
2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Assessment Quiz: Application Planning50 min
Final Examination40 min
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par RRNov 10th 2015

Really helpful for International students. Heaped me right from college selection to submission of the application ( and getting selected). Thank You so much University of Pennsylvania...

par EOMay 9th 2019

Great and valuable content, perfect American English accents, academic English, well-thought quiz, high-quality material, and videos, well-prepared and charming presenter. Thanks a lot!

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À propos de Université de Pennsylvanie

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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