31 March, 2017

How To Get Admission In The Usa

Every year almost 500,000 students apply for educational institutions in the USA. Unfortunately, about 250,000 get rejections. The main reasons for this are:

  • Absence of knowledge about these institutions
  • Lack of knowledge about programs of these institutions
  • Inability to make a proper impression on the admission committee
  • Lack of knowledge in writing an admission essay that will grant them desired results

Admission Essay

When applying for an educational institution, students have to prepare the list of necessary documents. Documents, except the admission essay, are static, meaning that one can’t change the information contained in these documents. While you can’t influence the content of the recommendation letter, TOEFL score, or your academic certificates, you definitely can influence the content of an admission essay, and that can make a huge difference. With an admission essay, you can convince and impress the admission committee, and if you fail to do to this, you will lose a whole year. We strongly advise you to learn how to write a good admission essay before applying for an educational institution.

Admission in the USA

Types of Educational Institutes in the USA

If you want to be admitted to an educational institution in the US, you must know the types of these institutions, their purpose, and differences. There are 4 kinds of educational institutions in America:

Art Institutes. Art Institutes offer a great variety of directions – you can study visual art, fine arts, performing acts or sound. Most Art Institutes offer award associate, diploma, and of course bachelor (Bachelor of Fine Arts, or BFA) and master degree (Master of Fine Arts, or MFA). In accordance with the gathered data, over 54,000 students attend Art Institutes yearly. The rating of U.S. News & World Report state that top three Art Institutes in the US are Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, and School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Architecture Schools. There are a great number of excellent Architectural Schools in the US, so if you are creative and have a passion for construction and architecture, this career might be just for you. Programs offered by various schools differ – some focus on studying the history and restoration of old buildings, while others focus on commercial architecture. The most popular schools of architecture in the US are Yale School of Architecture, Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design, and MIT School of Architecture and Planning.

Engineering Schools. Engineering is the most demanding field of activity in the US, so if you get a degree in Engineering, you will have no problem finding a job. Top Engineering Schools in the US are Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California – Berkeley, University of Texas – Austin, and California Institute of Technology.

Community Colleges. They offer two-year programs and award associate degrees. Some community colleges have extended programs and award bachelor degrees.  

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