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Americas - North & Central Americas and the Caribbean

Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago


REAC Name: Maria Mercedes Salmon
Email: mmsalmon@educationusa.info
Phone: +52-55-5703-0167
Skype Name: MariaMSalmon

Welcome to North & Central Americas and the Caribbean! Under support from the Educational Information and Resources Branch at the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA/A/S/A), the Regional Educational Advising Coordinator (REAC), employed through the Institute of International Education's Office for Latin America, provides leadership and expertise in educational advising issues to educational information centers and U.S. Embassies within North & Central Americas, and the Caribbean. The REAC provides support to approximately 36 EducationUSA Centers throughout the region counseling Advisers in center management, tools for U.S. educational advising, opportunities for professional development, regional events and updates in advising related issues. The REAC provides U.S. Educational Institutions and ECA/A/S/A with information on educational systems in the region, regional student mobility trends, suggestions for working with advising centers, tips for recruiting students, and a calendar of activities in the region.

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1 La carrera de obstáculos de los estudiantes latinos
Date: Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

This informative article takes a comparative look at the challenges foreign students face applying to universities in the U.S., U.K., China and Australia. For the U.S. section, EducationUSA is referenced with quotes from Mexico City Advisers Megan Lewis.
 
2 La carrera de obstáculos de los estudiantes latinos
Date: Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

This informative article takes a comparative look at the challenges foreign students face applying to universities in the U.S., U.K., China and Australia. For the U.S. section, EducationUSA is referenced with quotes from Mexico City Advisers Megan Lewis.
 
3 2010 U.S. College Fair in Jamaica
Date: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Jamaican students interested in studying in the U.S. attended the annual College Fair hosted by the U.S. Embassy and the EducationUSA Advising Center. This article, published in The Daily Observer, gives great coverage of the event and has a nice photo of the University of South Florida's Bryan Anderson in action.
 
4 2010 U.S. College Fair in Jamaica
Date: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Jamaican students interested in studying in the U.S. attended the annual College Fair hosted by the U.S. Embassy and the EducationUSA Advising Center. This article, published in The Daily Observer, gives great coverage of the event and has a nice photo of the University of South Florida's Bryan Anderson in action.
 
5 U.S. Embassy Hosts Foreign-Bound Students
Date: Thursday, July 29th, 2010

The EducationUSA Advising Center and U.S. Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica hosted their annual Pre-departure Orientation for Jamaican students going to study in the U.S. on June 21, 2010. Coverage of the event was published in a leading Jamaican newspaper, the Jamaica Observer.
 
6 U.S. Embassy Hosts Foreign-Bound Students
Date: Thursday, July 29th, 2010

The EducationUSA Advising Center and U.S. Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica hosted their annual Pre-departure Orientation for Jamaican students going to study in the U.S. on June 21, 2010. Coverage of the event was published in a leading Jamaican newspaper, the Jamaica Observer.
 
7 Ofrece UVAQ informacion de universidades de Estados Unidos
Date: Thursday, April 29th, 2010

EducationUSA abre nuevo centro de asesoria educativa en Mexico con la Universidad Vasco de Quiroga en Morelia, Michoacan.
 
8 Ofrece UVAQ informacion de universidades de Estados Unidos
Date: Thursday, April 29th, 2010

EducationUSA abre nuevo centro de asesoria educativa en Mexico con la Universidad Vasco de Quiroga en Morelia, Michoacan.
 
9 Estudiar en EE.UU. -- Study in the United States
Date: Monday, November 23rd, 2009

¿Cómo promueve EE.UU. los beneficios de estudiar en universidades del país? Lisa Glancy nos lo cuenta. Entrevista de CNN por Gabriela Frías
 
10 Estudiar en EE.UU. -- Study in the United States
Date: Monday, November 23rd, 2009

¿Cómo promueve EE.UU. los beneficios de estudiar en universidades del país? Lisa Glancy nos lo cuenta. Entrevista de CNN por Gabriela Frías
 

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