International Guide for Students
Expert guidance for international families and students applying for admission to US
Written by an experienced international educator and counselor, The International Family
Guide to US University Admissions is an indispensable resource for the vast and increasing
number of students applying for places at US Universities each year. Beginning with an
introduction that explains to both students and parents how the book works and why, it offers
milestones that must be completed during said application time period, a tried–and–true
handbook that corresponds with each chapter, pop–outs that provide expert insight and
resources that you should utilize throughout the process.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of international students and their families must go through
the painstaking, complicated, confusing and culturally baffling process that is US university
admissions. Until now, there has been no single resource for readers to turn to for holistic,
accurate and up–to–date advice on the subject. Following the timeline of the US university
admissions cycle, the book guides the parents and the student through the entire process in
order to ensure that they are pacing themselves appropriately from preparation to submission
and through to applying for student visas. It serves as an advisor throughout the process,
providing insightful advice by parents and students that are relevant to specific milestones.
With the help of this book, you′ll discover how to make sense of the US admissions system from
start to finish.
Understand the application and evaluation process in depth in order to be an informed
and successful applicant
Make your schooling selection from over 3,000 US universities by understanding what
would make a good fit for the student
Learn what is expected of you in writing essays, why it is important, and how to create
beautiful, genuine writing pieces reflective of your outlook in life
Enjoy case studies and words of advice from the author′s former students and their
Understand the difference between the SAT and ACT exams
Whether you′re an international student living outside of the US or an ex–pat living abroad,
you′ll find answers to all of your questions all in one place.