Develop an expertise in counseling international students
Comprehend the unique needs of international students
Understand the testing requirements for international students
Learn the international student documentation requirements
Create strategies for advising international students
Guide international students in the transition to college
About this course:
The college admission process for international students is explored, with an emphasis on the special needs and requirements for international students applying to U.S. colleges and universities. This course explores the challenges of helping international students understand and navigate the unfamiliar landscape of the U.S. university system, while helping students and families understand the importance of fit vs. rankings. In addition, issues unique to international students such as testing, financial and visa requirements; the ethics of working with agents; writing effective personal statements; and demonstrating interest from afar are also explored.