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Public Advising Hours

Tues., Wed., Thurs., 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

NOTE: All persons are reminded to bring along a photo ID for easy access.

EducationUSA advisers provide comprehensive, current, and impartial information on educational opportunities in accredited U.S. institutions. This center is a part of the EducationUSA network of advising centers affiliated with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. 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.

EducationUSA advisors in Ghana provide a comprehensive array of resources and services to Ghanaians who wish to study in the United States. More than 20,000 persons use these services every year. A fee is charged for these services.

Services

Services are available to both non-members and members. These include individual one-on-one sessions, phone, e-mail and group advising. We organize workshops on various topics pertinent to US higher education and the applicationpre-departure orientations.

Membership offers extensive advising and extended access to all educational advising resources, including the library, test preparation materials, Internet and CD-ROM based materials and an information package. Membership is available to recent SHS graduates with at least an aggregate 24 or comparable grades and University students with at least second class lower or comparable G.P.A., at a fee of GHc20. Application forms are available at the group orientation session or at the EAC.

Non-members are welcome to use the services of the EducationUSA Advising Center for a fee of GH¢1 per visit. Advising hours for non-members are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.

Undergraduate Introductory Group Session

Monday: 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (be seated by 12:00 noon) This session aims to introduce to students, the structure of American higher education as well as detailed information on the application process. All undergraduate applicants must attend a group session before seeing the advisor individually. There is no fee to attend this session.

Graduate Introductory Group Session

Graduate sessions are held on the first and third Wednesdays of every month: 1.15 p.m. - 3.00 p.m.

This session provides information on accredited graduate programs in the US and the graduate application process. It is highly recommended for those contemplating graduate study in the US. The session is free of charge.

Individual Advising Sessions

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. These sessions help students to design and implement their educational plans. Individual advising is available to graduate andundergraduate students (after group session), non-degree candidates, and parents.

Test Prep Information

Information on a variety of standardized tests (e.g., TOEFL, SAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT) is available to students who have attended the introductory advising session and have selected their schools. Test preparation materials are also available.

The EducationUSA Advising Library

This library is the most extensive source in Ghana for information about studying in the U.S. It contains several hundred volumes of resources, including software on graduate and undergraduate study, as well as an Internet terminal.

Pre-Departure Orientation Sessions

Each year, the EducationUSA Advising Center offers a pre-departure orientation program in June/July for undergraduate and graduate students who have been accepted to U.S. universities and colleges. Current students and recent graduates of U.S. universities lead a panel discussion to answer questions about student life in the United States. Specific dates and times are posted at the EAC or on this site.

Contact Information

The EAC is located at the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section at Cantonments (near G.I.S). To make enquiries, call or email the Advisers.

(233)-30-2741-531 or email affoteyb@state.gov

Kumasi Office

EducationUSA Advisory Center is located at ACE Consult
3rd Floor Top Martins Complex, Asokwa.

Working Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm daily.

(233)-32-2091599 or E-mail ace_consult2006@yahoo.com

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