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  • Genre:EDUCATION
  • SubGenre:Higher
  • Language:English
  • Pages:200
  • eBook ISBN:9781543921182

Preparing to Study in the USA

15 Things Every International Student Should Know

by Stacie Nevadomski Berdan and Allan E. Goodman

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Overview

The higher education system in the United States is unlike any other in the world. Are you prepared? Preparing to Study in the USA addresses the most critical topics identified by U.S. international student advisers, including:

• Finding and applying to the right school for you

• Understanding the importance of critical thinking and the value of liberal education

• Taking full advantage of the broad range of available resources

• Immersing yourself in a wide variety of campus activities beyond academics


Every student who is considering studying in the United States should read this book.

Description

The higher education system in the United States is unlike any other in the world. Are you prepared?

With billions of dollars of funding, cutting-edge research and innovation, and unmatched flexibility on more than 5,000 campuses, the United States offers unequalled educational opportunities. It welcomes more international students than any other country, students who are seeking a combination of intellectual and cross-cultural experiences that will prepare them to succeed in the global marketplace. But with this depth and breadth also comes complexity and confusion. Succeeding at a U.S. college or university can be difficult if you don’t understand the system.

Preparing to Study in the USA addresses the most critical topics identified by U.S. international student advisers, including:

• Finding and applying to the right school for you

• Understanding the importance of critical thinking and the value of liberal education

• Taking full advantage of the broad range of available resources

• Immersing yourself in a wide variety of campus activities beyond academics Every student who is considering studying in the United States should read this book.

About the author

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan is a seasoned global executive, an expert on international careers, and an award-winning author on how to succeed in the global marketplace. She spent the majority of her career at Burson-Marsteller and Unilever, where she served as strategist, coach and counselor to CEOs, politicians and senior executives around the world. Her extensive global leadership experience in corporate communications and marketing, public affairs, organizational communication, and cross-cultural consulting extends across four continents with a specific focus on Asia. Stacie uses her international business experience to promote the need for global awareness and cross-cultural competency for all in her books, media appearances, bylined contributions, and speaking engagements across the country. She has authored six books on the intersection of globalization and careers, many of them award winners. Her most recent book, A Parent Guide to Study Abroad, coauthored with Dr. Allan E. Goodman and published by IIE (English edition: May 2015, Spanish edition: Sept. 2015), is a bestseller and offers concise, strategic advice to parents to help their child make the most of the international experience, including when—and when not—to get involved. 

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