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					(EXPO Study Abroad)




 By: Monica Keyes
 Website for Mexican Students




Students register here and read more about
 the schools coming to the fair
Students can also see an outline of programs,
 countries and presentations to be given at
 the fair
•Mexico consistently ranks in the top 10 countries of origin for intl students in US
STUDY ABROAD EXPO
  TOUR:
• Sept 1 - Guadalajara
• Sept 3 & 4 - Mexico City
• Sept 6 - Monterrey
Guadalajara
         465 students
Mexico City
        1600 students
Monterrey
        660 students
New social network where international
 students and international schools can
 find each other
A way for them to get connected before
 and stay connected after the fair
Like Facebook meets Match.com, but for
 education
Launched in June - so far 30,000
 students and 450 schools from all over
 the world
Example
 Student
 Profile
                                                              (Basically
                                                               everything
                                                               a school
                                                               would
           (any prior international experience you have)       want to
(what, where and when you want to study)                       know
     (what kind of school characteristics you have in mind)    about a
       (selectivity preference)                                student)
       (what subjects interest you)
       (educational background)
     (what languages you speak)
    (work experience and letters of recommendation)
(Example school profile)
(Basically everything you would want to know about a school)
Anyone can sign up - it’s free!
Find (and be found by) opportunities
 for language programs,
 scholarships, short-term study
 abroad, doctoral programs, etc.
Sync with your Facebook/Twitter
 account - great way to create an
 electronic resume
WWW.EDUFINDME.COM
                       References

Institute of International Education. (2010). "Top 25 Places of Origin of
   International Students, 2008/09-2009/10." Open Doors Report on
   International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from
   http://www.iie.org/Research-and-Publications/Open-
   Doors/Data/International-Students/Leading-Places-of-Origin/2008-10

				
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