Costa Rican students may choose a scholarship in USA

Representatives from 20 universities in United State will visit Costa Rica next week to expose their educational offerings and identify young people who may have potential scholarships.

The scholarships, which offer ranging from $ 100,000 up to a full scholarship, according to the International Student Network (ISN), organizers of the event

The American Education Expo 2012, will be on November 1, and will be free, but the people interested must register in advance on the website www.studentlane.com. On this same site also can get more information and clarification.

The activity will be developed at the Ramada Herradura from 5:30 p. m., when members of the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica will give a talk about visas.

Subsequently, from 6 p. m. until 9 p. m., students who are interested can visit the exhibition booths of different universities, each case will be reviewed individually to clarify the student the chance with that account.

One of the main requirements is to make the English test known as the TOEFL(Test Of Inglés as a Foreign Language, Test of English as a foreign language),in addition to presenting the record of notes issued by the school in which he/she is in high school .
Information on the TOEFL (including costs and days and places where testing)can be found at www.ets.org / toefl.

About records of notes is advisable to bring multiple copies.
Between those higher education institutions that will participate are the DruryUniversity, Fontbonne University, Loyola University, New Orleans andOklahoma City University, University of South Florida, Colorado State University,Gonzaga University and Concord University.
Information and scholarships are for students who are finishing high school and want to start a college or for those looking for an internship.

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