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Comprehensive City
  Commission for Cultural, Educational and Scientific Exchange between the United States and Spain Madrid
  Commission for Cultural, Educational and Scientific Exchange between the United States and Spain Madrid

Key
Advising centers in the EducationUSA network provide one of three levels of service: Comprehensive, Standard, and Reference. When searching for an adviser or advising center, it is helpful to know the level of service you can expect. Disclaimer: Centers should meet the majority of requirements (not necessarily all) to receive the designation given to them by EducationUSA.

 

Comprehensive

 
  • Adviser & Center Requirements
  • Adheres to Principles of Ethical Advising and Guidelines on Commission- or Incentive-Based Recruitment Agents.
  • Has facilities and services accessible more than 20 hours per week, or sufficient to meet local demand at a comprehensive service level.
  • Staffed with adviser who has a college degree (equivalent to U.S. bachelor's degree), U.S. study or work experience preferred, and who is proficient in spoken and written English.
  • Serves as liaison with Public Affairs Sections of U.S. embassies & consulates, local government, other organizations.
  • Is fully equipped (photocopier, printer, fax, TV/DVD, LCD projector, etc.) and maintains up-to-date reference materials.
  • Services to Students
  • Provides regularly-scheduled introductory public orientations on U.S. study, individual and group advising, information on financial aid, pre-departure information/orientations and other topics based on EducationUSA’s “Your 5 Steps to U.S. Study.”
  • Offers virtual advising through email, the EducationUSA website, Skype, webinars, video conferencing, locally preferred social media, instant messenger, and/or other platforms.
  • Provides internet access for college search.
  • Organizes/participates in alumni group activities.
  • Organizes and/or participates in college fairs, hosting an EducationUSA booth.
  • Conducts outreach to local high schools and higher education institutions, and American Spaces.
  • Provides information on local government and foundation scholarships.
  • May serve as a testing facility for one or more standardized tests, and/or offers test preparation activities.
  • Services to U.S. Higher Education Representatives
  • Offers assistance to U.S. institutions in planning a visit.
  • Maintains relationships with local high school counselors and university administrators, or ministry of education, and can facilitate communication with local secondary and tertiary institutions.
  • Able to provide orientation on local educational system and compare U.S. and host-country systems.
  • Able to verify ministry of education recognition/certification of local high schools and universities.
  • Organizes public presentations for visiting U.S. representatives in the center or at off-site locations.
  • Able to display university and college-provided admission materials.