American Councils congratulates the 15 FLEX Finalists who will live and study in the United States for the 2015-16 Academic year. These students will live in an American Host family and study in an American high school. The FLEX competition this past year was highly competitive with less than 3% of all applicants selected to participate in this program. Congratulations again to the finalists and we wish you a fun, exciting, and eventful year in America!
American Councils staff in Turkmenistan would like to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Jan Von Schleh for all of her amazing contributions to the organization, her team, and our visitors. Jan rose above and beyond the call of duty time and time again to have extraordinarily positive impact on us all. We wish her good health, safe travels, and more adventures in her life. Thank you Jan!
Pre-Step: Choose Your Future Major
EducationUSA offers accurate, comprehensive and current information about educational opportunities in the United States of America. On the EducationUSA webpage describing the First Step of EducationUSA “Research Your Options,” one can receive information about: Community College, Undergraduate, Graduate, English Language (ESL), Short-Term, and Online Learning.
In our turn, EducationUSA Center in Ashgabat offers you additional tools and resources to help you choosing your future profession.
Start with the BigFuture Resource
Use BigFuture online resource (https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/) for exploring yourself and careers around you. Read articles and take a variety of personality tests to get an idea of the kinds of occupations that match to your interests. Also, explore all the careers and academic majors with the help of this search engine
Participate in local Career Fair events
Attend Career Fair events and listen to our guest-speakers describing their professions. EducationUSA in cooperation with the Information Resource Center can help you in receiving more information about some really popular majors and professions in the United States of America.
Recent U.S. Higher Education Career Fair event, held during the March 2015, was highlighted by many outstanding presenters who shared their experience of choosing both educational and career paths. EAC offered presentations about International Relations, English Language, Electrical Engineering, Anthropology, Public Administration, History, and Business Administration careers.