Why Study  in the USA?       Quality      DiversityWelcoming Environment
U.S. Welcomes International         Students              2006/07: 582,984               students              2011/12: ...
Where Are International Students?Most popularuniversities1. U of So. California2. U of Illinois – UrbanaChampaign3. New Yo...
Some world leaders           who studied in U.S. Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General GEORGIA President Saakashvili, Columbi...
Returning Students Support MoldovaMany Moldovanleaders haveparticipated in anexchange program,studied, or interned inthe U...
QS World University Rankings 2006 1 Harvard University United States (USA) 2 University of Cambridge United Kingdom (UK)...
U.S. Schools are Innovative                       Webometrics ranks                       effective use of web,           ...
Types of Colleges in USA Private Public Community Colleges Technical Colleges American Indian /  Historically Black C...
You Control Your Experience Most Universities have 100s of classes and  many majors. Often you can create your own  major...
How Are Schools Different in U.S.?               At all levels:                Independence is valued                Per...
Examples of Programs Offered           at Utah State UniversityArt History              Management Info SystemsAgribusines...
Classes are Just the Beginning        of the ExperienceCampus Life includes: Living with others Libraries, lectures  and...
Different Schools, Different                Strengths              www.campusgrotto.com Princeton: private, good financia...
The Choices Are Nearly Endlesshttp://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator EducationUSA Educational Advising Center 16 Puskin Str, ...
U.S. Government              Exchange Progams   FLEX – Future Leaders Exchange   UGRAD   Muskie   Benjamin Franklin  ...
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Why study in the USA

  1. 1. Why Study in the USA? Quality DiversityWelcoming Environment
  2. 2. U.S. Welcomes International Students  2006/07: 582,984 students  2011/12: 764,495  Students from more than 200 countries  416 Moldovans enrolled in American universities last year
  3. 3. Where Are International Students?Most popularuniversities1. U of So. California2. U of Illinois – UrbanaChampaign3. New York U4. Purdue U5. Columbia U
  4. 4. Some world leaders who studied in U.S. Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General GEORGIA President Saakashvili, Columbia U LATVIA Prime Minister Kalvitis, U of Wisconsin LITHUANIA President Adamkus, U of Illinois POLAND Prime Minister Belka, Columbia, U of Chicago ROMANIA Sec of State Popescu, Jackson State U RUSSIA Deputy Prime Minister Zhukov, Harvard U MOLDOVA Defense Minister Vitalie Marinuta
  5. 5. Returning Students Support MoldovaMany Moldovanleaders haveparticipated in anexchange program,studied, or interned inthe U.S.Mayor Chirtoaca, President andMrs. Timofti, Minister Marinuta,Minister Sandu, RectorCiocanu, to name a few…
  6. 6. QS World University Rankings 2006 1 Harvard University United States (USA) 2 University of Cambridge United Kingdom (UK) 3 University of Oxford UK 4= Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA 4= Yale University USA 6 Stanford University USA 7 California Institute of Technology USA 8 University of California, Berkeley USA 9 Imperial College London UK 10 Princeton University USA
  7. 7. U.S. Schools are Innovative Webometrics ranks effective use of web, technology for teaching, networking, publishing. Their top 10 universities are all in the USAU.S. universities work with businesses, do toplevel research, provide practical experiences forstudents
  8. 8. Types of Colleges in USA Private Public Community Colleges Technical Colleges American Indian / Historically Black Colleges & Universities Mens Colleges Womens Colleges
  9. 9. You Control Your Experience Most Universities have 100s of classes and many majors. Often you can create your own major. You can schedule your classes, choose your professors, evaluate your professors. Professors are at your service. Your rights are detailed and respected.
  10. 10. How Are Schools Different in U.S.? At all levels:  Independence is valued  Personal views matter  Students often change schools  Extra-curricular activities are important  Special and advanced programs are common
  11. 11. Examples of Programs Offered at Utah State UniversityArt History Management Info SystemsAgribusiness MarketingAgricultural Economics MathematicsAccounting Mathematics EducationsAnthropology MechanicalArt EngineeringAmerican Studies Medical Asst.Asian Studies ManagementAviation Tech. Info. SystemsAnimal Science Marriage TherapyAerospace Engin. Music
  12. 12. Classes are Just the Beginning of the ExperienceCampus Life includes: Living with others Libraries, lectures and discussions Sports Clubs — social, fun, political, serious Activities Community service
  13. 13. Different Schools, Different Strengths www.campusgrotto.com Princeton: private, good financial aid, beautiful Stanford: large campus, great for law and business Harvard: oldest US University, exceptional library, U of California Berkeley: 1 faculty to 15.5 students, UCLA: 50,000 applicants/year, great research USC: private, diverse students, top research school Notre Dame: 82% Catholic, academics and football U of Michigan: top athletics and academics U of Washington: west coast, top medical and business schools U of Indiana : small town, parties, top newspaper
  14. 14. The Choices Are Nearly Endlesshttp://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator EducationUSA Educational Advising Center 16 Puskin Str, Chisinau, www.eac.md
  15. 15. U.S. Government Exchange Progams FLEX – Future Leaders Exchange UGRAD Muskie Benjamin Franklin International Visitors Leadership Program Fulbright Humphrey Open World Legislative/Professional Fellowswww.moldova.usembassy.govwww.exchanges.state.gov

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