EducationUSA Fair, 2017

EducationUSA Fair is supported by the U.S. Embassy in Baku and American Councils for International Education. Representatives of 10 U.S. universities and colleges are coming to meet with you!

Whether you plan to pursue an undergraduate, graduate, English language, or short-term program in the U.S., the university representatives will provide free advice and will guide your research on programs in the United States that meet your individual needs. Everyone will have a chance to discuss directly with university representatives about the admission process, financial aid opportunities, scholarships and exchange programs.

To register online, please, visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/baku2017

Students can attend workshops facilitated by U.S. university representatives and win prizes from EducationUSA by participating in quizzes, testing their knowledge about U.S. culture and education system.
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List of Participating Universities:
Berkeley College
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
San Diego State University Georgia
Central Penn College
Full Sail University
Saint Louis University
South Seattle College
Upper Iowa University
University of Maine


 

EducationUSA Fair Venue: Park Inn Hotel
Hall: Dan Ulduzu
Date: October 20, 2017
Workshop Time: 15:00-16:00
Fair Time: 16:00 – 19:00
Address: Azadlig Avenue, 1

Competitive College Club 2017-18

EducationUSA Azerbaijan is announcing the Call for Applications for the Competitive College Club 2017!
CCC is an intensive group advising program that assists top secondary school (10th,11th grades) and university students (1st, 2nd and 3rd year) who want to be competitive applicants to U.S. colleges and universities. Students will meet year-round and participate in lectures, book clubs, community service activities, weekly meetings, conversation clubs, cultural events and test preparation. Students also learn from one another and develop a network of like-minded, academically focused people.
This program is for students who have motivation attend competitive American colleges and universities.
Top secondary school (10th,11th grades) and university students (1st, 2nd and 3rd year)  are eligible to apply.
Requirements: The main requirement for membership is high grades and good English Langauge skills.
The other requirements are commitment, responsibility, and hard work!

No money will be charged for the CCC students as it is an EducationUSA service.
Interested students must fill and sent the application to educationusa@americancouncils.az with the email subject “CCC 2017”. Appplication link: https://goo.gl/bS83vS

Deadline for applications: September 26, 2017
You may contact us at:
T : +99412.436 75 29/30
E: educationusa@americancouncils.az
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Alumni Fair 2017

On April 29th, with the support of the U.S. Embassy Baku and American Councils for International Education, EducationUSA Azerbaijan organized the Alumni Fair, which took place at the Baku American Center. The Fair aimed to provide interested Azerbaijanis with information and insight into the U.S. education system. During the fair, 23 alumni of U.S. degree programs presented information about their U.S. alma-maters to interested students. In fact, Noah Drezner, the Associate Professor of Higher Education from Columbia University, attended the Alumni Fair to represent the Teacher College of Columbia University. It was a great chance for prospective students to talk directly to alumni and receive more detailed information on university degree programs, application procedures, scholarships, student life, and cultural adaptation in the U.S. Participants asked about deadlines, admission requirements, and scholarship opportunities.

The Fair organizers prepared a scavenger hunt game, which consisted of having student teams ask the university representatives specific questions from a list. During the fair, EducationUSA volunteers worked to create 5 teams for the scavenger hunt and managed the team members’ work. The first and second place teams were announced at the end of the Fair.

The Alumni Fair was promoted through the EducationUSA Azerbaijan, U.S Embassy Baku, and Baku American Center Facebook pages. In total, the posts were shared 52 times, reached 26.395 people, and liked by 2525.

The Alumni Fair was broadcast on Facebook live twice, specifically on the EducationUSA Azerbaijan and Baku American Center pages. In total, 1,862 people were reached and 845 people watched the Fair.

 

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Alumni Fair Announcement

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We welcome you to participate in the EducationUSA “Alumni Fair” to learn more about prestigious U.S. Universities directly from the Alumni and Embassy staff. Over 20 U.S. Universities will be represented at the Fair. Students can participate in Scavenger Hunt game, quizzes and win prizes during the Fair.

Join us, explore and have fun!

To register online, please go to:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/baku2017alumni

Fair Date: 29 April, Saturday
Fair Time: 12:00-14:00
Location: American Center, University of Languages, 2nd floor
134, Rashid Behbudov Street.

For additional information, please contact American Councils/ EducationUSA

at: (+99412) 436-7530

EducationUSA Academy

EducationUSA Academy

The EducationUSA Academy is an academic summer program that provides three-to-four weeks of English language courses, college preparatory content, tours of diverse colleges and universities, and cross-cultural activities to self-funded 15- to 17-year-old students from around the world. Students will receive an overview of secondary and higher education systems in the United States and the U.S. college/university admissions process. Topics of study will include high school and college grading systems, college credits, U.S. academic culture, types of U.S. higher education institutions, the common application, essay writing, classroom participation, standardized testing, and much more.

Additionally, students will have the opportunity to develop basic skills in critical thinking, working in teams, and leadership. By living in residence halls or with host families, eating meals in campus dining facilities, and socializing with American students, students will fully experience life on a U.S. college campus. Academy students will also have the opportunity to tour diverse U.S. colleges and universities in addition to the campus that is hosting them. Academy students will attend sports and arts events on campus and in their communities and visit regional tourist sites, such as state parks and museums.

Prospective students will apply directly to the Academy host institution of their choice and will pay their own program and travel costs. The program cost per student will be between $4,000 and $6,000, which will include tuition, books and materials, room and board, health insurance, and cultural activities (including campus tours). Airfare and visa fees will not be included.

For more information, please visit http://www.edusaacademy.org/

Alumni Volunteers 2017 Announcement

EducationUSA Alumni Fair April 29th, 2017

 

Dear Alumni,

EducationUSA is pleased to invite you to represent your US alma-mater during the EducationUSA Alumni Fair. The fair will take place on April 29th, 2017 at the American Center with support of US Embassy in Baku and American Councils. You will be informed about the details of venue, date and time of the fair after you have registered.

Interested alumni volunteers are kindly asked to sign up via the online registration survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Baku_alumna

Deadline for registrations is February 7th.

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EducationUSA Fair 2016

The EducationUSA Fair in Baku was organized in Park Inn Hotel with the participation of 16 U.S. Universities/Colleges.
The goal of the fair was to bring together all of those interested in studying abroad and inform them about opportunities at U.S. universities. This Fair gave an opportunity to students, school children and their parents to meet representatives of U.S. universities and ask them questions about studying abroad.
Pre-Fair presentations were conducted by Matthew Lunn, the U.S. Embassy Visa Consul and Mila Lystopad, the Adelphi University representative with the topics of “Visa Application Process” and the “Scholarship Opportunities” respectively.
In addition, a visit to Baku International School (BIS) was organized by EducationUSA in the morning of the same day. 13 U.S. University/College representatives visited the BIS to meet with high school students and promoted their Universities/Colleges.
The number of students registered online was 237 and the number of on-site registrations was 122.
The total number of students who visited the fair was up to 200 this year.

The Ambassador, Mr. Cekuta attended the Fair and the DCM, William Gill attended the reception held after the Fair and welcomed all the guests. The Fair was broadcasted through 11 different mass media channels.

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CCC program announcement – deadline is August 31!

We are excited and happy to inform you that we announce the CCC program recruitment for 2016-17 academic year!

You may download the application form linked below which should be filled and send to leyla@americancouncils.az  by August 31.
https://goo.gl/FIUxGT

Only short listed applicants will be invited to the interview which will be in the first/second week of September.

Please feel free to share this information among your networks!

If you have further questions, please contact at:

US-Azerbaijan Education Center
Caspian Business Center, 40 J. Jabbarli Street, 2nd Floor
Baku, Azerbaijan   AZ1065
+99412.436 75 29
+99412.436 75 31
Leyla Hamidova
Adviser, EducationUSA

EducationUSA offers a MOOC on Applying to US Universities

A MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is an online course designed for wide participation and open access via the internet. MOOCs are good resources for distance education. Many US universities provide MOOCs to attract students to their university and makes education possible for everyone around the world. Some MOOCs provide official certificates, some can be used for college credit, some are for a fee, and there are many MOOCs that are free of charge.

Due to many requests from students interested in distance education, EducationUSA Azerbaijan facilitated a MOOC provided by the University of Pennsylvania – “Applying to US Universities” at US-Azerbaijan Education Center. This MOOC gave an opportunity to Azerbaijani students to experience the American education system. This 5 week long MOOC included various videos where Erick Hyde, the University Connections Counseling Specialist, talked about the admission and evaluation process, academic qualifications, how to research US universities, understanding deadlines, application forms and other required documents. Each session was followed by a discussion and the EducationUSA Adviser shared practical experience about the application process. Additionally, information on scholarships that are available for Azerbaijani students was also provided. This MOOC has helped students interested in studying in the US, decide which university is right for them.