Education fair highlights U.S. colleges, universities

More than 30 US colleges and universities are joining this year’s annual education fair organized by the US Embassy in the Philippines and the Philippine-American Educational Foundation.

The fair opens on Saturday, 8 October, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Grand Atrium of Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City. The event is free and open to the public. Interested attendees are encouraged to register at

The 6th EducationUSA Philippines Fair will provide an opportunity for students, parents, and school administrators to interact with admissions officers from participating US colleges and universities to learn about academic programs, admission procedures, scholarship and financial aid options, and student visa applications. EducationUSA Advisors will also conduct small group sessions on Fulbright scholarships.

Participating schools are Arizona State University; Bowling Green State University; California Baptist University; California College of the Arts; California State University — Chico; California State University — Northridge; Calvin University; Carnegie Mellon University; Cascadia Community College; Citrus College; Clark College; Clark University; Drexel University; Elgin Community College;
Foothill+De Anza Colleges; Full Sail University; George Mason University; Hawaii Pacific University; Lewis University; New York Institute of Technology; Northeastern State University; Nova Southeastern University; Pearson (PTE Academic); St. Francis College; SUNY at Albany; University of Arizona; University of Colorado at Boulder; University of Nebraska — Lincoln; University of Oregon; University of Rochester; University of San Francisco; and Youngstown State University.

“The US higher education landscape is one of America’s best assets. Its scope, diversity, and creativity are unmatched by any other higher education system worldwide,” US Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer Nina Lewis said.

EducationUSA provides free advising services to prospective international students in more than 170 countries. It also offers students resources and tools to help navigate the five steps to US study: Researching schools, identifying financing, completing applications, obtaining student visas, and preparing for departure.

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