/ 16 November 2021

FILIPINO students interested in pursuing higher education in the United States were encouraged to attend the four-day International Education Week of the US Embassy in Manila and EducationUSA.

Through virtual events starting on November 15 to 19, the US Embassy and EducationUSA will assist students in their  educational plans.

Meanwhile, working professionals and those interested in graduate studies in the US can watch the Embassy’s “Road to International Education” episode on Facebook at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17.

Participants can also join EducationUSA’s free advising session for prospective graduate students on Friday, November 19, for any follow-up concerns on their college plans, the Embassy said.

On November 18, EducationUSA and the Commission on Higher Education will hold the eighth session of the Pathways to Opportunity series that will outline best practices on signing memorandum of understanding for higher education institutions.

Interested individuals may access the registration details for the events at

EducationUSA provides free advising services to prospective international students in more than 170 countries.  It offers students resources and tools to help navigate the five steps to US study – researching schools, identifying financial aid opportunities, completing applications, obtaining a student visa, and preparing for departure.

There are more than 4,700 accredited higher education institutions in the US, and an EducationUSA adviser can help students narrow their options, define their priorities, and plan their college careers.