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  • 1. COLLEGE IN USA
  • 2. INDEX1. Introduction: Steps you must follow to enter in an American University.2. Description of the education system.3. The cost of studying at an American university.4. Financial aid.5. The Ivy League or ‘’The Ancient Eight’’.6. Conclusions.
  • 3. Things to consider for entering-High school mark + SAT mark.-Interview or Essay.-Money.
  • 4. American Education Systema) Community Colleges -Shorter studies (two years or so).b) Universities -Undergraduate: Liberal studies: (Bachelor) the students must study several subjects in different areas before the specialization (Major). The final grades: The final exam + tests + several essays and scientific works. The courses are divided into one or two semesters. -Graduate student: Master Studies.
  • 5. The cost of study at an American universityAn academic year in aprestigious university cancost around of 50,000$But you can study in a publicuniversity that has great qualityand pay for it between20,000$ and 30,000$
  • 6. The price can change betweenPrivate University Public University Harvard …...42,850$  University of Arizona…25,352$ Yale………..46,780$  University of Princeton…..37,960$ Florida…22,250$ Dartmouth…37,770$  University of Kansas…18,894$  University of California…20,066$
  • 7. Financial aidAmerican Universities offer scholarships for academic and sport merits in addition of subventions or student loans.These scholarships change depending on the universities
  • 8.  Scholarship: varies depending on academic merits or special talents in sport. Subventions: funds that are usually offered to the families with economic difficulties. Student loans: supports offered by Universities but after the graduation students have to give back. Work-study aid: some Universities offer to students work on campus.
  • 9. The Ivy League The Ivy League is an athletic conference (a collection of sports teams) that brings together eight of the most important private U.S. colleges. Ivy League had been alwaysrelated to academic excellence,selectivity in admissions,and social elitism.
  • 10. Brown-Providence (Rhode Island)-1764 Columbia -Manhattan (New York City) -1754
  • 11. Cornell -Ithaca (New York) -1865Dartmouth-Hanover (New Hampshire)-1769
  • 12. Harvard-Cambridge (Massachusetts)-1636 Princeton -Princeton (New Jersey) -1746
  • 13. University of Pennsylvania -Philadelphia (PA) -1740Yale-New Haven (Connecticut)-1701
  • 14. Conclusions-Money as an important fact.- Broke degreed students as a result.
  • 15. Pop Quiz1- How can you access to a university in USA? A) Final test in High School. B) High School Mark + SAT + Interview/Essay. C)With money D) None of the above.
  • 16. Pop Quiz1- How can you access to a university in USA? A) Final test in High School. B) High School Mark + SAT + Interview/Essay. C)With money D) None of the above.
  • 17. 2- Which of the following universities belong tothe Ivy League? A) NYU (New York University) B) University of Alicante C) Dartmouth College D) UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • 18. 2- Which of the following universities belong tothe Ivy League? A) NYU (New York University) B) University of Alicante C) Dartmouth College D) UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • 19. 3- How much the tuition usually costs? A) 20.000$ / 50.000$ B) 1.500$ / 5.000$ C) It’s free. D) 100.000$ / 500.000$
  • 20. 3- How much the tuition usually costs? A) 20.000$ / 50.000$ B) 1.500$ / 5.000$ C) It’s free. D) 100.000$ / 500.000$
  • 21. Congratulations!
  • 22. Word Bank1. Roster: a list of the names of people who areavailable to do a job, play in a team, etc.I.E.: This year admission roster contains 23% morestudents than other years.2. Enhanced: to increase or further improve the goodquality, value or status.I.E.: Public universities annually enhance theirreputation.
  • 23. 3. Student loans: providing money to pay the degree.I.E.: Next year will change the requirement to ask thestudent loans.4. Lured: to persuade or trick to go somewhere or todo by promising them a reward.I.E.: Students feel more lured by universities thatoffer higher scholarships.5. Sliding: to move easily over a smooth or wetsurface.I.E.: She slid quietly out of the classroom.