The number of US universities travelling to Australia to recruit students (like you!) is increasing every year.
In preparation for the upcoming college fair, below are questions to consider asking university representatives. Some of the representatives will be alumni (having graduated from the university they are representing) and live locally in Sydney and other representatives will be working in the admissions office of their respective university and have travelled to Sydney to recruit students and market their university to Australians. The financial commitment a US university makes by sending an admissions officer to Australia demonstrates the institutional enthusiasm for increasing applications from Australia and many offer scholarships to qualified international candidates.
The US is home to some of the world’s most highly regarded academic institutions. Fifteen out of the top twenty ranked global universities are located in the US.
Scale, choice and flexibility
There are over 4,000 widely diverse colleges and universities in the US. Institutions range in size from less than 1,000 students to over 50,000 students and offer almost every area of study imaginable. Once offered a place at a university and commencing your studies you have the flexibility to sample an array of academic courses before making a decision on an academic major (usually) at the end of your second year.
By studying a full degree in the US you will be provided an opportunity to live on campus and take part in student life within the campus communit...