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Higher Education in the USA: Pathway
to Career Success
By John Evans, USA
John Evans Bio
 21 years experience in the international higher education
sector
 Executive positions held in UK and US higher education
companies
 Directly responsible for the recruitment of 15,000 campus
and online students
 Graduated MBA from University of Leicester, UK (top 1%
of universities worldwide)
 US based partner linking agency with US universities and
providing support services
Why Study in the USA?
 Obtaining a highly respected US degree will enhance
your career prospects
 Excellent opportunity to learn about a different
culture and improve communication skills
 Study with a top-tier, internationally accredited and
recognized university
 Access scholarships up to $30,000 value
 Opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a US
company (CPT, OPT and Internships)
 Most popular international student destination with
over 750,000 international students (India now being
the number two market for international students
studying in the USA)
Importance of Accreditation
 “Accreditation” is a review of the quality of higher
education institutions and programs
 Ensures an institution meets and maintains certain
standards in delivering quality education
 Accreditation is “optional” in the USA (opens door
for non-accredited schools and diploma mills)
Tier
Regional Accreditation- Recognized more overseas
National Accreditation- Typically for Technical or
Online Schools
Non-Accredited
Available Study Options
Undergraduate Level:
 Business/Management
 Education
 Health Sciences
 Information Technology
 Game/Software Dev.
 Nursing
 Education
 ESL* (pre-academic)
 Medical Studies
Graduate Level:
 MBA
 MS in IT*
 Health Sciences
 Education
 Medical Studies
University Locations
 Top-tier, regionally accredited by Western
Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
 Boutique university with high international
student population
 Acceptance provided without IELTS/TOEFL
(letter of instruction required)
 GMAT /GRE not required
 Internship opportunities (MBA)
San Diego, CA.
 Eighth largest city in the USA with 3 million
residents countywide
 Idyllic setting with over 70 miles of pristine
beaches
 Popular attractions include San Diego Zoo,
SeaWorld and LEGOLAND
Programs
Program Duration Credit Transfer Tuition Scholarship
BA Management 40 months Up to 75% $83,400.00 $29,250.00
BA Health Sciences 40 months Up to 75% $83,400.00 $29,250.00
MBA 12 months Up to 20% $29,700.00 $7,300.00
MS Health Sciences 12 months Up to 20% $29,700.00 $7,300.00
MA Education 12 months Up to 20% $29,700.00 $7,300.00
Start Dates: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov
 Top-tier, regionally accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and
Schools
 Prestigious, downtown campus location
 Flexible evening and weekend study options
 Small, vibrant campus with large international student community
Washington, D.C.
 Eighth largest city in the USA with 3 million
residents countywide
 Idyllic setting with over 70 miles of pristine
beaches
 Popular attractions include San Diego Zoo,
SeaWorld and LEGOLAND
Programs
Program Duration Credit Transfer Tuition Scholarship
BS in Business 48 months Up to 75% $90,000 $29,700
BS in Accounting 48 months Up to 75% $90,000 $29,700
BS in IT 48 months Up to 75% $90,000 $29,700
BS in International
Business 48 months Up to 75% $90,000 $29,700
MBA 15 months Up to 15% $32,400 $9,950
MS in IT* 15 months TBC TBC TBC
Start Dates: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov
* MS in IT due to be launched Sept 2015 cohort
 Top-tier, regionally accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
 On campus housing set up before the student arrives
 Accelerated options for faster completion of BA and MBA
 Academic Scholarships available upon arrival
 Online Application for ease
Madison, WI. And Atlanta GA.
• 40,000 Square foot
• Small class size: 11-15 students
• Located in a newly developed
technical and business park.
• 25,000 Square foot
• Equipped with computer and
electronic labs, a library/ resource
center, and a student lounge.
Programs
Program Name: Bachelor of Science Length Tuition Location
Info Tech (No concentration) 32- 48 Months $58,050 Atlanta
Info Tech with a Concentration in Security Tech 32- 48 Months $58,050 Atlanta
Info Tech with a Concentration in Network Mngt 32- 48 Months $58,050 Atlanta, Madison
Game Development 32- 48 Months $58,050 Madison
Software Development 32- 48 Months $58,050 Madison
Start Dates: Jan, May, Sep
 Top-tier, regionally accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools Commission on Colleges.
 ESL alternative for student with less than 5.5 IELTS/ TOEFL equivalent
 Attractive destination with tropical climate and tourist attractions
 Affordable tuition rates and payment terms
 Regular on-campus employment fairs
Miami, FL.  Subtropical climate with year-round
sunshine.
 Seventh largest city in the USA with 5.5
million residents in the Miami
Metropolitan area.
 Loads of attractions like Miami
Seaquarium, Jungle Islands, Miami
Zoo.
Programs- (Selective)
Program Name Length Tuition
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 12 months $23,400
Master in Health Services Administration 12 months $23,400
BSc in Business Administration 48 months $63,000
BSc in Criminal Justice 48 months $63,000
BSc in Health Services Administration 48 months $63,000
AS in Nursing 24 months $43,050
AS in Radiologic Technology 24 months $45,150
AS in Respiratory Therapy 24 months $42,000
Start Dates: Jan, May, Sep
 Top-tier, regionally accredited by Caribbean Accreditation Authority
for Education and Medicine and Other Professions (CAAM-HP)
 Fast-track pathway to a medical career
 Significantly less expensive than US-based medical program
 Simple visa approval process
 Choice of international residency options with over 30 affiliates in the
USA and Canada
Antigua
 Attractive destination with tropical
climate and warm weather.
 White-sand beaches around the
islands
 Numerous attractions including
snorkeling, scuba diving, etc.
Programs
Program Name Length Tuition
Pre-Med Curriculum 24 Months $39,400
AS in Health Sciences 24 Months $39,600
BS in Health Sciences 48 Months $79,800
Graduate Medical 4 additional years to Pre-Med $170,000
Start Dates:
AICASA- Jan, May, Aug
AUA- Feb, Aug
Work Study Opportunities
Curricula Practical Training (CPT)
Students can apply for CPT and seek
employment from first semester.
 Job placement must be related to
major
 Students can seek either part-time or
full-time employment
 Responsibility of the student to find
employment and not guaranteed
 Can be paid or unpaid
Optional Practical Training (OPT)
 Available upon completion of
studies
 Opportunity to extend visa for up to
17 months
 Students can seek full-time, paid
employment
 Potential Pathway to H1B visa
Admissions Documentation
 Completed application form
 Copies of all certificates and transcripts
 Proof of English Level
 Copy of Passport (photo page)
 Personal Essay/Statement of Purpose
 CV/Letter of Recommendation
(graduate programs)
 Completed financial affidavit and bank
statement demonstrating sufficient
funds for first year of studies
Admissions Process
 Applicant submits application to Study Metro
 Study Metro reviews application documentation and submits to institution for
approval
 Institutions completes prescreening process (via telephone or SKYPE)
 Institution issues offer letter and scholarship award letter
 Applicant pays I-20 fee (where applicable)
 Institution issues I-20 and candidate arranges visa interview
 Local Agency and EFA assists applicant in preparing for F-1 visa interview
 Candidate approved and pays tuition deposit to secure place + scholarship
 Local Agency and EFA assists candidate with pre-arrival support
Admissions Support
 Free Enrollment Counselling and Pre-Screening
 To align school and program to students’ career
development goals
 Free Institution and Program Advice:
 In preparation for visa interview
 Free Visa Preparation Support:
 Visa preparation commences at the point of first contact
with the applicant. It intensifies once the i-20 is issued
Fall 2015 Scholarships
 Unique opportunity for select candidates who meet
admissions requirements
 Up to $30,000 for undergraduate studies and $9,500 for
graduate studies available
 Scholarships pro-rated over duration of program
 Candidates must retain in good academic standing a
minimum 3.0 GPA
Applying for Scholarships
 Candidates must been program admission requirements
 Candidates must demonstrate they have finances to support their
studies
 Applicants must be submitted through Study Metro to qualify for
scholarship
 Candidates must apply by 30 June 2015 for fall start
Pre-Arrival Services & Support
 Airport Transfers - recommended dates and ports of
arrival will be provided for which airport pick-ups will be
arranged
 Accommodation (short and long term)
 USU offers housing to students. Arrangements need to be
made prior to arrival
 Potomac offers helpful links to students to find housing
Main link: http://us.sulekha.com
 Orientations – The universities provide student
orientation prior to the commencement of studies. EFA
will also provide new student orientation
 CPT Guidance and Support
Pre-Arrival Orientation
 New student orientation will be conducted online for
students prior to departure from India. It will answer the
following questions:
 Recommended travel dates and ports of entry. Airport pick-
up on arrival
 Housing and accommodation
 How to get to the university (and transportation options)
 What to do on arrival at the university
 Personal Services (Bank Account, Social Security)
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Study abroad in the usa presentation pathway

  • 1. Higher Education in the USA: Pathway to Career Success By John Evans, USA
  • 2. John Evans Bio  21 years experience in the international higher education sector  Executive positions held in UK and US higher education companies  Directly responsible for the recruitment of 15,000 campus and online students  Graduated MBA from University of Leicester, UK (top 1% of universities worldwide)  US based partner linking agency with US universities and providing support services
  • 3. Why Study in the USA?  Obtaining a highly respected US degree will enhance your career prospects  Excellent opportunity to learn about a different culture and improve communication skills  Study with a top-tier, internationally accredited and recognized university  Access scholarships up to $30,000 value  Opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a US company (CPT, OPT and Internships)  Most popular international student destination with over 750,000 international students (India now being the number two market for international students studying in the USA)
  • 4. Importance of Accreditation  “Accreditation” is a review of the quality of higher education institutions and programs  Ensures an institution meets and maintains certain standards in delivering quality education  Accreditation is “optional” in the USA (opens door for non-accredited schools and diploma mills) Tier Regional Accreditation- Recognized more overseas National Accreditation- Typically for Technical or Online Schools Non-Accredited
  • 5. Available Study Options Undergraduate Level:  Business/Management  Education  Health Sciences  Information Technology  Game/Software Dev.  Nursing  Education  ESL* (pre-academic)  Medical Studies Graduate Level:  MBA  MS in IT*  Health Sciences  Education  Medical Studies
  • 7.  Top-tier, regionally accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)  Boutique university with high international student population  Acceptance provided without IELTS/TOEFL (letter of instruction required)  GMAT /GRE not required  Internship opportunities (MBA) San Diego, CA.  Eighth largest city in the USA with 3 million residents countywide  Idyllic setting with over 70 miles of pristine beaches  Popular attractions include San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and LEGOLAND
  • 8. Programs Program Duration Credit Transfer Tuition Scholarship BA Management 40 months Up to 75% $83,400.00 $29,250.00 BA Health Sciences 40 months Up to 75% $83,400.00 $29,250.00 MBA 12 months Up to 20% $29,700.00 $7,300.00 MS Health Sciences 12 months Up to 20% $29,700.00 $7,300.00 MA Education 12 months Up to 20% $29,700.00 $7,300.00 Start Dates: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov
  • 9.  Top-tier, regionally accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools  Prestigious, downtown campus location  Flexible evening and weekend study options  Small, vibrant campus with large international student community Washington, D.C.  Eighth largest city in the USA with 3 million residents countywide  Idyllic setting with over 70 miles of pristine beaches  Popular attractions include San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and LEGOLAND
  • 10. Programs Program Duration Credit Transfer Tuition Scholarship BS in Business 48 months Up to 75% $90,000 $29,700 BS in Accounting 48 months Up to 75% $90,000 $29,700 BS in IT 48 months Up to 75% $90,000 $29,700 BS in International Business 48 months Up to 75% $90,000 $29,700 MBA 15 months Up to 15% $32,400 $9,950 MS in IT* 15 months TBC TBC TBC Start Dates: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov * MS in IT due to be launched Sept 2015 cohort
  • 11.  Top-tier, regionally accredited by Higher Learning Commission.  On campus housing set up before the student arrives  Accelerated options for faster completion of BA and MBA  Academic Scholarships available upon arrival  Online Application for ease Madison, WI. And Atlanta GA. • 40,000 Square foot • Small class size: 11-15 students • Located in a newly developed technical and business park. • 25,000 Square foot • Equipped with computer and electronic labs, a library/ resource center, and a student lounge.
  • 12. Programs Program Name: Bachelor of Science Length Tuition Location Info Tech (No concentration) 32- 48 Months $58,050 Atlanta Info Tech with a Concentration in Security Tech 32- 48 Months $58,050 Atlanta Info Tech with a Concentration in Network Mngt 32- 48 Months $58,050 Atlanta, Madison Game Development 32- 48 Months $58,050 Madison Software Development 32- 48 Months $58,050 Madison Start Dates: Jan, May, Sep
  • 13.  Top-tier, regionally accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.  ESL alternative for student with less than 5.5 IELTS/ TOEFL equivalent  Attractive destination with tropical climate and tourist attractions  Affordable tuition rates and payment terms  Regular on-campus employment fairs Miami, FL.  Subtropical climate with year-round sunshine.  Seventh largest city in the USA with 5.5 million residents in the Miami Metropolitan area.  Loads of attractions like Miami Seaquarium, Jungle Islands, Miami Zoo.
  • 14. Programs- (Selective) Program Name Length Tuition Master of Business Administration (MBA) 12 months $23,400 Master in Health Services Administration 12 months $23,400 BSc in Business Administration 48 months $63,000 BSc in Criminal Justice 48 months $63,000 BSc in Health Services Administration 48 months $63,000 AS in Nursing 24 months $43,050 AS in Radiologic Technology 24 months $45,150 AS in Respiratory Therapy 24 months $42,000 Start Dates: Jan, May, Sep
  • 15.  Top-tier, regionally accredited by Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education and Medicine and Other Professions (CAAM-HP)  Fast-track pathway to a medical career  Significantly less expensive than US-based medical program  Simple visa approval process  Choice of international residency options with over 30 affiliates in the USA and Canada Antigua  Attractive destination with tropical climate and warm weather.  White-sand beaches around the islands  Numerous attractions including snorkeling, scuba diving, etc.
  • 16. Programs Program Name Length Tuition Pre-Med Curriculum 24 Months $39,400 AS in Health Sciences 24 Months $39,600 BS in Health Sciences 48 Months $79,800 Graduate Medical 4 additional years to Pre-Med $170,000 Start Dates: AICASA- Jan, May, Aug AUA- Feb, Aug
  • 17. Work Study Opportunities Curricula Practical Training (CPT) Students can apply for CPT and seek employment from first semester.  Job placement must be related to major  Students can seek either part-time or full-time employment  Responsibility of the student to find employment and not guaranteed  Can be paid or unpaid Optional Practical Training (OPT)  Available upon completion of studies  Opportunity to extend visa for up to 17 months  Students can seek full-time, paid employment  Potential Pathway to H1B visa
  • 18. Admissions Documentation  Completed application form  Copies of all certificates and transcripts  Proof of English Level  Copy of Passport (photo page)  Personal Essay/Statement of Purpose  CV/Letter of Recommendation (graduate programs)  Completed financial affidavit and bank statement demonstrating sufficient funds for first year of studies
  • 19. Admissions Process  Applicant submits application to Study Metro  Study Metro reviews application documentation and submits to institution for approval  Institutions completes prescreening process (via telephone or SKYPE)  Institution issues offer letter and scholarship award letter  Applicant pays I-20 fee (where applicable)  Institution issues I-20 and candidate arranges visa interview  Local Agency and EFA assists applicant in preparing for F-1 visa interview  Candidate approved and pays tuition deposit to secure place + scholarship  Local Agency and EFA assists candidate with pre-arrival support
  • 20. Admissions Support  Free Enrollment Counselling and Pre-Screening  To align school and program to students’ career development goals  Free Institution and Program Advice:  In preparation for visa interview  Free Visa Preparation Support:  Visa preparation commences at the point of first contact with the applicant. It intensifies once the i-20 is issued
  • 21. Fall 2015 Scholarships  Unique opportunity for select candidates who meet admissions requirements  Up to $30,000 for undergraduate studies and $9,500 for graduate studies available  Scholarships pro-rated over duration of program  Candidates must retain in good academic standing a minimum 3.0 GPA Applying for Scholarships  Candidates must been program admission requirements  Candidates must demonstrate they have finances to support their studies  Applicants must be submitted through Study Metro to qualify for scholarship  Candidates must apply by 30 June 2015 for fall start
  • 22. Pre-Arrival Services & Support  Airport Transfers - recommended dates and ports of arrival will be provided for which airport pick-ups will be arranged  Accommodation (short and long term)  USU offers housing to students. Arrangements need to be made prior to arrival  Potomac offers helpful links to students to find housing Main link: http://us.sulekha.com  Orientations – The universities provide student orientation prior to the commencement of studies. EFA will also provide new student orientation  CPT Guidance and Support
  • 23. Pre-Arrival Orientation  New student orientation will be conducted online for students prior to departure from India. It will answer the following questions:  Recommended travel dates and ports of entry. Airport pick- up on arrival  Housing and accommodation  How to get to the university (and transportation options)  What to do on arrival at the university  Personal Services (Bank Account, Social Security)