University and higher education

How do I apply for college?

Applying for college has to be done many months before the first day. You must decide what type of school you want to go to and gather and submit paperwork on time Read more

Scholarships for immigrants and refugees

A scholarship is donated money that you can apply to if you need help paying for college. Learn about scholarships that are specifically for newcomers Read more

Paying for college

College can be very expensive in America. Many people apply for donated funds called scholarship or government aid. Others also choose to work part-time Read more

Foreign transcripts – transfer credits from another country

If you want to start school in the United States, you will need to show what education you got in your home country. Employers may ask about your education, too. You will need your foreign transcripts evaluated. But even if you have a degree or certificate in your home country, you might need to take more classes or tests to work in your old job. Read more

Adult education – how to go back to school

Do you want to finish your education? Train for a new job or improve your skills? Go to university or learn English? Find out how you can get an adult education online or in your community. Read more

From the Community

going to collegeGoing to College: My Journey from a Refugee to a College GraduateGoing to College: Hassan, a refugee from Somalia, writes about his experience going to college in the USA and offers advice to help other refugees succeed.
Anyone can dream and everything is possibleAnyone Can Dream and Everything is PossibleA Refugee's Version of the American Dream. A story of how a refugee came to the realization that anyone can dream and everything is possible.
5 Factors to Help You Succeed in American Schools5 Factors to Help You Succeed in American Schools5 Factors to Help You Succeed in American Schools. As a new American, you dream of freedom, education, endless opportunities, and success.