Education USA

EducationUSA Advising Center in Ljubljana is a great resource for information on study in the United States. They will give you the answers to many questions, including:

  • Who can apply?
  • How to find the best colleges for you?
  • Information about the America’s Best Colleges 2008 from the U.S. News and World Report When and where to file applications?
  • What kind of tests are the applicants required to take?  Any English language ability test required?
  • Where can I get the materials and support for preparing to take the tests?
  • When to apply to universities in the United States? …and many, many more!
  • How to finance your U.S. education (“Can I afford to study in the USA?”)

EducationUSA Advising Center in Ljubljana offers the following services:

  • Access to a library with books regarding study in the U.S. Materials in the library include catalogs of university programs, study guides for standardized tests, information on financial aid, books on the application process, etc.
  • Workstations with access to internet resources regarding study in the U.S.
  • Trained professionals who can advise or help you find the information you need to study in the U.S.

Contact the center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 9:00 and 12:00. On Wednesdays from 14:00 to 16:00 as well.  More information can be found on the center’s website.

Testing
If you want to enter an American college or university, you are required to take certain standardized tests such as TOEFL, SAT, ACTGRE, GMAT, or LSAT.


Admissions Tests

Most colleges and universities in the United States require standardized testing for undergraduate admissions.  Admissions requirements vary, so be sure to confirm which test(s) you need with the institutions that interest you.
ACT: a curriculum-based multiple-choice assessment that tests reading, English, mathematics, and science, with an optional essay section.  The ACT is widely accepted at accredited two and four-year colleges and universities in the United States, and hundreds of institutions around the world.
SAT: a test that measures critical reading, writing, and mathematical abilities.  The SAT Subject Tests measure knowledge in specific subject areas. The SAT is widely accepted at accredited two and four-year colleges and universities in the United States, and hundreds of institutions around the world.

For information on the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), please visit: http://www.usmle.org/.
Bulletins of information with application forms for these tests (except for the LSAT) are available at the advising center.

Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

To obtain further information on the colleges and universities, you may wish to visit Peterson’s Educational Center or Accredited Online Colleges.

Visa Information
For further information about visas, please visit our Student Visa page.