Do you know that USA provides an educational advisory service for those desirous of studying in the USA?Why not go through the official channel and eliminate the risk of being duped in your quest?
The EducationUSA Advising Center (EAC) provides quality, timely, accurate, unbiased information about all accredited U.S. higher education institutions for persons wishing to study in the U.S.
The EAC offers individual advising for a fee to help interested Nigerian students who have the academic qualifications and financial resources for studying in the United States.
This center belongs to the EducationUSA network of educational advising centers affiliated with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. EducationUSA advisers strive to provide accurate, comprehensive, current, and unbiased information on educational opportunities in the United States. We do not endorse or rank any college or university, nor do we endorse services provided by any company or organization in areas of test preparation, admissions, placement, language training, or visa procurement.
All you need do is
Complete an application form.
Pay the application fee costs $10 (or Naira equivalent).
Be assessed by a Counselor who will advise you about your potential to be admitted into a U.S. institution of higher learning.
Pay the membership fees
Viola!! you have access to EAC services every weekday except Wednesdays and Nigerian and American holidays
Facilities and services available at the center include:
- Counseling services
- Personal interviews with students, parents, guardians and sponsors
- Assistance to complete application forms for U.S. colleges and universities
- Help to convey the finest qualities of the applicants
- Library of print and electronic educational materials
- Technology Center
- Internet and E-mail
- Provide contact information for colleges and universities
- USAP Program (possible hyperlink)
EAC counselors will assist you to:
- Select and apply to appropriate institution
- Provide information on standardized tests required for admission such as TOEFL, SAT, GRE and GMAT
- Understand what life will be like in a new environment and culture
Special orientation sessions will be held for you. They include:
- Detailed information about preparing to study in the United States
- Counseling on the visa process
- Pre-departure orientation and procedures
Educational Advising Centers Locations:
Embassy of the United States of America,
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area, Abuja.
Telephone: 234-09-461-4241/4298; Fax: 234-09-461-4334/4010;
U.S. Consulate General, Public Affairs Section,
2 Walter Carrington Crescent; Victoria Island-Lagos.
Telephone: +234-1-460-3400 or +234-1-460-3801/3803