ETS Workshop

Liana Berkowitz, an academic relations specialist, greeted her workshop’s participants with a cheery smile that belied the morning’s gray skies and wasted no time in launching into her material for the day leading the Propell® workshop. This workshop is a one day, professional development program designed to help English-language teachers meet the challenges of teaching […]

Being a First-Generation College Student

Being first-gen is simply another part of the college experience; in the same way that some students come from across the country (or world) or some students speak another language, each component only adds to the complexity that makes up a person’s life at university.

Volunteering at Brussels College Night

What is it like to attend one of EducationUSA Belgium’s annual undergraduate recruitment fairs? Karen Williams, a 2019-20 Fulbright student researcher to Belgium, volunteered to help out at Brussels College Night 2019. Below, she shares her experience at the event, including what she learned about the differences in Belgian and American higher education systems and her surprise encounter with a special guest!

Celebrating Thirty Five Years of College Night

The EducationUSA Advising Center in Belgium hosted its thirty-fifth annual Brussels College Night on Monday 30 September 2019 at the International School of Brussels. Now in its thirty-fifth year, Brussels College Night holds the distinction of being the only U.S.-focused college fair in Belgium. The annual event provides Belgian students, parents, and teachers with the […]

Advisers attend EUR regional workshop in Ljubljana, Slovenia

At the beginning of September, two advisers from the Fulbright Commission in Brussels were selected to participate in a special workshop in Ljubljana, Slovenia for EducationUSA Advisers of the Central and Southern Europe region. 16 Advisers attended this 3-day workshop organized by EducationUSA, a U.S. Department of State network and hosted by senior adviser trainers […]