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Fechas límite flexibles

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Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Español (Spanish), Árabe (Arabic)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
5 horas para completar

The U.S. Admissions Process

13 videos (Total 128 minutos), 7 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
13 videos
The Realities of Admission: Understanding Options7m
The Realities of Admission: Understanding Timing9m
The Admissions Process and the Course5m
Eight Pieces & Two Questions5m
Being the "Best"4m
The Second Question5m
Different Universities Evaluate Differently9m
Purdue University18m
Montgomery County Community College10m
Rhodes College15m
Santa Clara University16m
University of Pennsylvania16m
7 lecturas
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)10m
Thoughts on College Rankings10m
"What It Takes” by Ivan Maisel10m
The Selection Process: Online Resources10m
Connect with Our Partner Schools10m
Suggested Readings10m
Instructions for Self-Assessment Quiz 1: Personal Qualities10m
1 ejercicios de práctica
Assessment Quiz: Personal Qualities1h 20m
Semana
2
4 horas para completar

Self-Assessment

12 videos (Total 90 minutos), 7 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
12 videos
Personal Strengths6m
Study Preferences4m
Academic Qualifications Part 112m
Academic Qualifications: Testing8m
Non-Academic Qualifications5m
Connecting You with Universities9m
EducationUSA: A U.S. State Department Supported Network2m
EducationUSA Interview Part 18m
EducationUSA Interview Part 213m
EducationUSA Interview Part 38m
EducationUSA Interview Part 45m
7 lecturas
"5I's" by Eric Furda10m
"4C's" by Eric Furda10m
Notes on Practice Materials and the New SAT10m
"5 College Admission Mistakes International Students Can Avoid" by Amy Rader Kice10m
EducationUSA Resource10m
Additional Resources10m
Instructions for Self-Assessment Quiz 2: Academic Preferences10m
1 ejercicios de práctica
Assessment Quiz: Academic Preferences1h 30m
Semana
3
4 horas para completar

Research & Planning

18 videos (Total 164 minutos), 8 lecturas
18 videos
Building Your School List8m
Level 1 Research: What You Want11m
Level 1 Research: What is Realistic7m
Level 1 Research: Understanding Your Findings14m
Level 1 Research: Additional Options10m
Level 2 Research15m
Level 3 Research9m
Demonstrated Interest7m
Identifying Reach, Target, and Safety11m
Understanding Deadlines10m
Creating a Plan9m
Financial Aid, Part 1: Cost of a U.S. Education5m
Financial Aid, Part 2: Need-Based Aid6m
Financial Aid, Part 3: Merit-Based Aid5m
Financial Aid, Part 4: Other Types of Funding5m
Financial Aid, Part 5: The Realities of Available Funding7m
Financial Aid, Part 6: Need Blind vs. Need Aware7m
8 lecturas
"Aligning Your Interests With Your College List" by Eric Furda10m
Digging Deeper Into Acceptance Rates10m
Additional Research Resources10m
Articles About the School List10m
Early Admission/Decision Statistics10m
Suggested Reading10m
Financial Aid Resources10m
Exchange Programs and Scholarships10m
Semana
4
6 horas para completar

The Pieces of Your Application

12 videos (Total 129 minutos), 14 lecturas, 2 cuestionarios
12 videos
The First Piece: The Application Form 9m
Academic Documents Part 19m
Academic Documents Part 28m
Test Scores: ACT & SAT17m
English Language Proficiency Tests: TOEFL & IELTS9m
Essays 14m
Letters of Recommendation 16m
School Forms10m
Activity List & Résumé11m
Other Requirements9m
Connecting Themes5m
14 lecturas
Application Tips & Notes10m
Understanding Document Requirements10m
Testing Data and Information Resources10m
"That Time I Took the TOEFL" by Meghan McHale10m
"Writing the Essay: Sound Advice from an Expert" by Parke Muth10m
An Essay Should... 10m
"Writing Recommendations" by MIT Admissions10m
"Interviews" by The College Board10m
Essay Resources10m
Letter of Recommendation Resources10m
School Forms Resources10m
Activity List Resources10m
Suggested Reading10m
Instructions for Self-Assessment Quiz: Application Planning10m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Assessment Quiz: Application Planning50m
Final Examination40m
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por RRNov 10th 2015

Really helpful for International students. Heaped me right from college selection to submission of the application ( and getting selected). Thank You so much University of Pennsylvania...

por SSSep 9th 2015

Excellent free resource for anybody applying to US universities or trying to understand the admission process there. Thank you UPenn and Cousera.

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Erick Hyde

University Connection Counseling Specialist
English Language Programs

Acerca de Universidad de Pensilvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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