Indonesian students must compete if you want to continue education in the United States (US). Already then, business costs must also be a strategy began long ago, that need to be prepared plans to study there.
The US Institute of International Education noted, 7920 Indonesian students pursue higher education in the country in the academic year 2013/2014. This figure rose to become 8188 in the next school year, especially according to the Times Higher Education World University in 2016, seven of the ten world’s best universities in the United States.
Although this amount looks great, the selection process game judi online in order to learn to the US is actually very tight. Nationally, the percentage of international students in the US in 2015 only five percent.
The majority of universities in the US does not restrict the international student population of more than 10 percent. The students had to compete with applicants from many countries, to the limited seats. Of the 300 applicants from Indonesia, for example, the possibility of only two to three people who received a university in the US.
Not only the competition, prospective international students must also prepare more expensive to study in the US compared to other countries in Europe, Australia, or Asia.
In the academic year 2014/2015 alone, the cost of studying in the US reached an average of 42 419 dollars per year, equivalent to approximately USD 563 million put on the current exchange rate. Nominal that does not include the cost needs for food, shelter, and transportation daily.
However, do not be discouraged. There are many paths to the United States. Preparation with hard working capital and high willingness, could be decisive passes to attend school there. Costs can be minimized with the same stance.
THINKSTOCKPHOTOS Education Plans need to be designed mature, especially if you intend to continue their studies to the US. Otherwise, tuition fees could soar.
Saving and trim time
Universities and colleges in the US to apply the credit system or Semester Credit Units (SKS) which is flexible or term can be “transferred” to other educational institutions. At the beginning of the term usually students in general courses are served first.
Well, these courses can actually be “in installments” in a community college for two years before going to university selected. This method can save money for tuition at community colleges is not that expensive college.
For example, completing the S-1 typically takes 120 to 128 credits and 60 credits can be taken at a community college. Having accumulated 60 credits, students will earn an Associate Degree and can continue their studies to university in the US for two years for a degree (S-1).
As an illustration, completed 24 college credits at an average cost up to 16,500 dollars. The same number of credits if taken at a community college just need funding of about 6,000 US dollars. Therefore, the above strategy is quite common in the US.
Data from the American Association of Community College in 2012 showed that almost half of the 12.4 million students enrolled in 1,167 community colleges continue to pursue S-1 in a US college.
In addition to saving money, starting college from a community college also cut study time. One program in Sampoerna Academy, which is part of Sampoerna Schools System in Indonesia, for example.
Sampoerna Academy students who have completed class X can sign up for community college from the US, the Lone Star and Broward college. But, do not worry, the course is still being done in Indonesia under the supervision of two community college. Obviously, tuition fees became more efficient.
For more information about these opportunities, you can visit the “Sampoerna Academy and Sampoerna University Education Expo 2016” which will take place from 26 September 2016 until October 2, 2016 at the Main Atrium, Gandaria City Mall, Jakarta.
Before visiting the exhibition, the information in this site might help you to know more about the program: