The U.S. Embassy, through its EducationUSA Bangladesh platform, will host the EducationUSA Fall Virtual Visit to South Asia on September 3-10.
The tour aims to provide prospective college students, faculty, and counselors with a unique opportunity to learn about the U.S. higher education application process from admissions officers representing more than 60 accredited U.S. colleges and universities. .
The free regional fair will be open to attendees from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan, the U.S. Embassy announced Friday.
The virtual tour includes two academic fairs – a Graduate Admissions Fair (Master’s and Doctoral programs) on September 3 and an Undergraduate Admissions Fair (Associate’s and Bachelor’s programs) on September 10.
Both shows will take place from 6.30pm to 9.30pm (BST).
The virtual tour will include interactive chats and one-on-one fireside chat opportunities for students to engage with U.S. college admissions recruiters, EducationUSA counselors, and U.S. Embassy consular officials.
The fairs will also provide students with the opportunity to speak directly with representatives from different standardized testing organizations, such as the College Board and ETS.
Participants will learn about US college/university admission requirements, financial aid, standardized testing, and the student visa application process.
Bangladeshi students, parents, and teachers are encouraged to visit the EducationUSA Bangladesh booth during both fairs to ask questions and seek advice on how best to approach admissions representatives.
EducationUSA is the U.S. Department of State’s global network of counseling centers with more than 550 counselors in 175 countries and territories around the world.
The network provides free counseling services that involve offering accurate, comprehensive, and up-to-date information about opportunities to study at more than 4,000 accredited US colleges and universities.
In Bangladesh, there are four EducationUSA counseling centers serving students in Dhaka, Chittagong, and Khulna.