In the last post we went over the eastern side of studying in the USA, in this post we’ll take a look at what the western half has to offer. Let’s start with the Pacific Northwest. In this region there are two states: Oregon and Washington. The major cities are Portland and Seattle, respectively. Both […]
Because the USA is a relatively large country, it will be helpful to describe the regions, their respective geographies and climates, and how this may affect your choice of schools. Let’s start with the Northeast. This area includes Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and the surrounding New England states. In this region, we have four seasons: […]
Transferring from one US college to another is quite common in the US. One popular scenario involves students who study at a community college for two years and then decide to transfer to a four-year college or university to enroll in a bachelor’s degree program.
When you study at a US higher education institution, each course you take is assigned a value called a “credit” that usually corresponds with the number of hours the class will meet over a one-week period. For instance, a three-credit course will typically meet for one hour of lecture three days a week (usually Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) while a four-credit course might meet for two hours each day on Tuesdays and Thursdays or three hours a week for lecture along with a one-hour lab.
The US higher educational system offers international students a broad range of options in choosing the right school for your career-training needs. Learn which degree may be right for you.