Graduate In The USA

Graduate In The USA

The U.S. has some of the best universities in the world, with over 4000 diverse colleges and universities offering two-year, four-year and post graduate study opportunities to qualified Australian students. College experiences in the U.S. are immersive, diverse and life changing, and applying to U.S. colleges can be easy when you know the steps. This series aims to help students, parents and school staff with exclusive insights on topics including the admissions process, college sports and the Australian student perspective. Each episode is a conversation with an expert, from admission personnel to a college sport coach, from athletes to a U.S. Ambassador. Get the inside word on how to give it your best shot, and what life will be like in the U.S. when you get there. EducationUSA is a U.S. Government office delivering free services all over the world supporting international students to turn a dream into a reality. In Australia we have offices at U.S. Consulates in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. Like what you heard, want to learn more, have questions you want answered or want to engage with EducationUSA Australia, visit: https://au.usembassy.gov/education-culture/educationusa-australia/contact-educationusa-australian-offices/ Or search in your browser for "EducationUSA Australia."

Episodes

May 31, 2022 39 min

Australia has a strong sporting culture, and playing college sport at U.S institutions can be a great fit for Aussies.

  • How do you communicate with U.S. college coaches?
  • Can you be recruited by U.S. colleges from Australia?
  • What are the three sporting associations?
  • In this episode, hear from Aussie Heather Marini, a Division 1 quarterback coach for Brown University’s NCAA football team and former sports coach in Melbourne.

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    How do you get into a U.S. university? 

    Is there a magic formula?

    And who decides? 

    Elisabeth O'Connell is the Director of International Admissions at The University of Pennsylvania, one of eight Ivy League universities in the U.S.  

    Elisabeth has read thousands of applications from students across the world, including many from Australia, and while there is no magic formula determining who is admitted, there are things every ...

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    In 2012 Liam Dean-Johnson was going to school in Sydney, studying for his HSC and thinking about which Australian university he would attend.

    Eight months later he was stepping off a plane in the U.S. and through the gates of Brown University - an Ivy League liberal arts college in Providence, Rhode Island.  

    Studying at Brown changed Liam’s life - so how did he get there? 

    Liam talks about how, as an Australian, he navigated the U...

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    EducationUSA is the official source on U.S. higher education.

    This episode is an informative conversation between EducationUSA Branch Chief Anna Martz and former U.S. Ambassador to Australia Ambassador Bleich.

    The session looks at the commitment from EducationUSA to promote the diversity of U.S. higher education, help Australian students find their best fit, and highlight the support available via EducationUSA offices.

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    Before Dr Geoffrey Garret became a U.S. college leading political scientist and academic administrator, he was an Aussie from Canberra.

    He completed his undergraduate studies at Australia National University before heading to the U.S. and Duke University where he completed both his master’s and PhD degrees.  
     
    Dr Garett is the dean at University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and before that role was dean of the...

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    Can a U.S. college experience change a life?

    Mason Cox says yes!

    Melbourne’s U.S. Consul General talks to American/Australian Mason Cox who graduated with an Engineering degree from Oklahoma State University and had a career planned with Exxon Mobil before everything changed…

    Mason shares how a hobby of playing basketball at college opened up a world of adventure that led to his current job of Australian Rules ruckman for the Coll...

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    April 20, 2022 2 min

    The U.S. has some of the best universities in the world, with over 4000 diverse colleges and universities offering two-year, four-year and post graduate study opportunities to qualified Australian students.

    College experiences in the U.S. are immersive, diverse and life changing, and applying to U.S. colleges can be easy when you know the steps. This series aims to help students, parents and school staff with exclusive insights on ...

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