San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This Session is for students who are interested in studying Bachelor's degree in the United States. This session will be an overview of the US Higher Education system, what goes into an application and how one researches the thousands of universities and narrows them down the choices to those that match their priorties (best fit approach).
This session is a requirement before any one-on-one appointments can be accomodated by the Adviser.
RSVPs must be received 2 days before date of the event.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Bring I.D. incase security guards ask you at entry.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Paid Parking is available at Sandton City Mall across the road (Sandton Drive or Rivonia Road entrances).
There is not parking available to the public at the consulate. Please contact us if you are disabled.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
A pencil & paper if you would like, but a general handout will be emailed to you after the event with all relavent checklists and information.
Do not bring any electronics, such as laptops, recording devices, mp3 player, etc. They will not be allowed in. There is very limited storage at security (you can leave your celluar device with them as they do have cubby holes).
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
At firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
You can call and speak to the adviser between the hours of 9am to 12pm on weekdays.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
No, for security measure at the consulate it is imperative that we have correct identity information for the individuals coming into the consulate.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, you can go into your account and change registration information after the intial sign-up should you need to change anything.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, it will help security to identify that your are a legitamite attendee of the general session.
Your name will be on a sign in list that will be checked against for that particular date. No name on list means no entry. So if an upcoming session (e.g. Jan) is full and your sign up for the following month (e.g. Feb), and try to enter the former (e.g. Jan) you will not be alllowed in.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
No, it is very important for the names to be correct to meet consulate security measures.
Is there a certain cut-off time we will not be allowed into the event?
Yes, attendees will not be allowed in after 30 mins from start time as pertinent information will not have been heard, which is a prequiste for further advising.
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When & Where
U.S. Consulate General- EducationUSA
EducationUSA is a network of hundreds of advising centers in more than 170 countries, supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. EducationUSA Advising Centers actively promote U.S. higher education around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, and current information about accredited educational institutions in the United States. To find an advising center, visit EducationUSA.state.gov.