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Education fair brings US university reps to PH anew

Students, parents and school administrators will have a rare opportunity to interact with admissions officers from a variety of US colleges and universities during the EducationUSA Fair on February 27 at The Podium Hall, Level 6 of The Podium in Mandaluyong City.

The University of Illinois in Chicago is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse college campuses in America. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS

A joint partnership between EducationUSA and The Podium, this annual education fair for students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities in the United States, which will feature more than 20 US colleges and universities.

The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the largest accredited university system specializing in aviation and aerospace. Its main campuses are in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona.

These include the Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Bowling Green State University, Columbia College Chicago, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Hawai’i Pacific University, Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Kent State University, Missouri Western State University, New York Film Academy, Nova Southeastern University and Ohio University.

During the event, admission officers will likewise provide free advising services to prospective international students. These are admission officers from Pima Community College, San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley, Shoreline Community College, South Puget Sound Community College, Southern New Hampshire University, Stony Brook University, The College of Saint Rose, The Savannah College of Art and Design, The University of Arizona, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, University of Hawaii – Kapi’olani Community College, University of Illinois in Chicago, University of Nevada Reno and Virginia Tech University.

Participants can also learn about the US college application processes, scholarship and financial aid options and steps to apply for a student visa. EducationUSA also offers students resources and tools to help navigate the five steps to US study: researching schools, identifying financing, completing the application, obtaining a student visa and preparing for departure.

With more than 4,700 accredited higher education institutions in the United States, an EducationUSA adviser can help students narrow their options, define their priorities and plan their college careers. EducationUSA does not offer scholarships but can assist students in identifying scholarship and financial assistance opportunities.

The EducationUSA Fair at The Podium is free and open to the public. It will also be held at the Santa Maria Ballroom of Radisson Blu Cebu on February 28.

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