Glossary & Others

FAQ

FAQ

FAQ for Study USA please also refer to "USA Education Glossary' page under 'Study USA' menu. WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A COLLEGE AND A UNIVERSITY? The terms, college and university, are used interchangeably and mean the same thing in the U.S. As a general rule, colleges tend to be smaller and usually offer only undergraduate degrees, while a university also offers graduate degrees. Within each college or university you will find schools, such as school of arts and sciences or the s...

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Glossary of US Education

Glossary of US Education

What's the difference between a semester and quarter ? Studying in the United States can be confusing if you don't fully understand the words used in U.S. higher education. With that in mind, Litz USA Student Service has compiled a glossary of  terms specifically for international students and their parents. Academic advisor:  A member of a college faculty who helps and advises students solely on academic matters, he or she may also assist students during the registration proc...

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