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ARTICLE TITLE 2012 Undergraduate Exchange Program
AUTHOR Asif Hussain
DATE POSTED December 2011

 

2012 UNDER GRADUATE EXCHANGE PROGRAM APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
 
General Instructions:
 
Please answer ALL questions on the application in English. 
Include your full, legal name, family name (surname) as spelled on your passport. 
Include complete contact information (including index codes for all addresses and city/country codes for all phone and fax numbers). 
Do NOT leave any spaces blank. If a question does not apply to you, enter “N/A” (not applicable).
All forms and supporting materials should be typed (if possible) and submitted with the completed application. Handwritten applications must be neatly printed in black ink.
Write your full name and country of citizenship in the top of each page.
 
Specific Instructions:
 
Field of Study (page 2)
 
Indicate the main subject you are currently (or intend to be) studying at you home university as “Major Field of Study”
If applicable, you may include your secondary discipline as the “Minor Field of Study”
Below are some of the possible fields of study for Undergraduate Exchange Program. Other fields will also be considered. 
 
 
• Accounting
• Agriculture
• Anthropology
• Biology
• Business
• Chemistry
• Computer science
• Criminal justice
• Economics
• Education
• Engineering
• Environmental management
• Geology
• Hospitality management
• International relations
• Journalism
• Law
• Mass Communications
• Physics
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Sociology
• Urban planning
• U.S. studies
 
Language Proficiency (page 2)
 
You will need to self-assess your knowledge of foreign languages you choose to include in this section using “Excellent,” “Good,” or “Fair” to describe your ability. 
 
 
Academic Completion (page 3)
 
To determine the appropriate placement at a U.S. host institution, the cooperating agency needs to determine the level of academic study you will have completed as of the start of the program. You need to check the box that lists your current academic level at the time of application. 
 
Non-academic Activities (page 4) 
List your participation in extracurricular, non-academic activities which can include, but are not limited to, jobs or internships, community service, clubs or organizations, sports, or cultural activities. Include your role in the activity. For example:
 
Location/Institution/Contact Type of Activity Date of Participation
Rotary Club         Membership Chairperson Jan. 2006-Dec. 2006
 
Personal Statement (page 5)
 
Use the personal statement to clarify your reasons for wanting to participate in the Undergraduate Exchange Program.  You will want to outline your background and your goals for the future.  The personal statement should be written with the objective of clarifying your interests for the selection and placement committees.  Follow the suggested topics and be clear and concise in your essay.
 
Personal statement has to be between 200 to 250 words, typed on separate sheets of paper attached to application. Provide a clear and detailed description of:
 
o Yourself  in terms of interests and personality,
o Your academic objectives, 
o Your goals in terms of your field of study and personal development, and 
o The reasons why you wish to pursue them in the U.S.A. and type of program you hope to pursue and how it relates to your interests and future objectives.
 
 
 
 APPLICANTS WILL NEED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING WITH THE COMPLETED APPLICATION:
 
 
Two recommendation letters: applicants must have a recommendation completed by two different people for a total of two recommendations.
 
 
For Details:
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