CAMEROUN – Etudes aux Etats-Unis pour 2011- 2012

U.S. University & College Fairs in Buea, Douala, and Yaounde – Talk to representatives from six universities and colleges about study opportunities in the U.S.  Universities scheduled to participate include Duke, University of Michigan, and Georgia Tech. 

Where & when:
• University of Buea, May 12, 13:30 to 15:45h.
• American Language Center Douala, May 14, 10:00 to 12:00h.
• British Language Center in Yaounde, May 16, 10:00 to 12:00h.
• American Language Center Yaounde, May 16, 13:00 to 15:00h.

Let’s Get Started! – Learn more about how to search for and apply to the right U.S. universities and colleges for you.  The EducationUSA Advisor will answer your questions and offer invaluable insight on the undergraduate and graduate education system in the U.S., and how you can find the colleges and universities that are best suited to meet your needs.  The presentation is in English.
Where:  U.S. Embassy Yaounde
When:  June 8, at 8:30h.  To register, click here.

Writing Effective Personal Statements – Many U.S. universities and colleges received a record number of applications, which resulted in record low acceptance rates.  It is getting tougher than ever to get into the schools that provide substantial financial assistance.  The EducationUSA Advisor will give advice on how to write personal statements that can help you stand out from the thousands of other applicants vying for admission to schools and scholarships.  From style, proofreading, length, and topics, there are many ways to approach the personal statements.  The presentation is in English.
Where:  U.S. Embassy Yaounde
When:  June 9, at 9:00h.  To register, click here.

Getting Ready to Go!  Applying for a Student Visa – Find out what you need to do after you have accepted admission to a U.S. university.  A consular officer will be available to demystify the student visa application process and provide important points to remember when applying for a student visa.  Come meet the person behind the window and get answers to your general questions about student visas and entering the U.S.  The presentation is in English.
Where:  U.S. Embassy Yaounde
When:  May 4, at 13:30h.  Registration is closed.
             May 18, at 13:30h.  To register, click here.

Getting Ready to Go!  Pre-Departure Orientation – Congratulations on gaining admission to a U.S. university or college, and obtaining your student visa.  Soon you will begin your studies in the U.S.  The EducationUSA Advisor and others will provide you with important information to help you prepare before you leave, guidance on what you will need during your trip to the U.S., and advice on aspects of everyday life as an international student in the U.S.  The more you prepare, the easier your transition will be, and the more you will benefit from your time in the U.S.  Come learn about a variety of academic, social, and cultural topics and meet other Cameroonians who will be studying in the U.S.  The presentation is in English.
Where:  U.S. Embassy Yaounde
When:  June 7, at 13:00h.  To register, click here.
 
EdUSA Connects – Join EdUSA Connects online to learn more about study options in the United States, admissions requirements, financing your studies, and applying for a student visa.  Experts from the field will answer your questions and offer invaluable insight on understanding the complexity of the U.S. higher education system and how you can find the colleges and universities that are best suited to meet your needs.  Participation is free.  Click here for a list of upcoming live sessions and to access transcripts and video presentations from past sessions.

Note: Photo identification is required for all sessions at the U.S. Embassy. The EAC is closed on U.S. and Cameroonian holidays.  No sessions are offered during EAC or U.S. Embassy closures.

For more information, please contact:
Fatimah A. Mateen
EducationUSA Advisor

Public Affairs Section
American Embassy
Rue Rosa Parks
P.O. Box 817, Yaoundé, Cameroon
[email protected]
Phone: (237) 2220 15 00 Ext. 4009 
Fax: (237) 2220 14 02

 

SOURCE: http://yaounde.usembassy.gov/educational_advising.html

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