WHAT IS U.S. ACADEMICS AND CULTURE?

An online university class that prepares students for American undergraduate study.  

SELF-PACED ONLINE CLASS

Students learn at their own pace and create an Action Plan to succeed in America.

ACADEMIC CREDIT

Students that pass this university class earn 3 credits towards an undergraduate degree at U.S. colleges and universities.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Learn professional readiness skills such as networking, small talk, and work place interactions.

CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION

Students learn how to bridge the gaps between their culture and the U.S. culture with effective communication and interaction skills.


INTRODUCTION VIDEO

 
 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHEN TO ENROLL?

  • A new class starts the first Monday of every month  
  • Upcoming class start dates: July 4, Aug 1, Sept 5, Oct 3, Nov 7, Dec 5 
  • Students must complete the class within 12 weeks from the official class start date
  • Students finish class at their pace

WHO CAN ENROLL?

  • Students 14 years old, or older who can complete the class in English (No TOEFL required, recommend score of 60 and higher)
  • Students who want to learn success skills for U.S. study
  • Students who want to become more competitive for school and job applications

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

 

Knowing culture before coming to U.S. decreases anxiety for adjusting to new country. Just for my culture, I think it’s really mandatory, before.
— Minjae L., Seoul, South Korea
Knowing culture gave me confidence to talk, get involved, and participate.
— Wayne L., Beijing, China
This study is helpful for me. It helped mentally prepare me studying and to meeting new friends.
— Wei C., Shanghai, China
It is helpful to learn American subjects using the class videos. I feel more able to express myself when I get to the California school.
— Jackie W., Fukuoka, Japan