College Counseling for International Students
The college admission process for international students is explored in this course with an emphasis on the special needs and requirements for international students applying to U.S. colleges and universities.
What you can learn.
- Develop areas of expertise in counseling international students
- Understand the unique needs of international students
- Understand the testing requirements for international students
- Learn about 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.
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
Students who are enrolled in the college counseling certificate program may take the College Counseling for International Students course in place of the required Financial Aid Fundamentals course. When choosing this option, they would be requried to take another elective course. Please notify us if you wish to choose this option at firstname.lastname@example.org. Internet access required.