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International Students and Permanent Residents

Atlanta Technical College welcomes the world!

Did you know that there are more than 60 countries represented on our campus?

Atlanta Technical College (ATC) is committed to helping international students succeed both academically and socially during their time at ATC. Our international student support programs are designed to help international students navigate the admission process, obtain immigration documents, and adapt to a new culture

. Once on campus, the coordinator of international student services and global initiatives can also provide assistance with the identification of student supoort services and cultural programs.

Programs of Study

Atlanta Technical College offers a full menu of academic programs that will prepare you for the global marketplace. Please click on the link the view our list of programs. ** Note - F-1 students can only apply for associate degree programs.

International F-1 Student Classification

Candidates for admission to Atlanta Technical College are classified as “International applicants” if they meet any of the following criteria:

  • Students who are not U.S. Citizens and who are currently in the U.S. on an F-1 (student) visa.
  • Students who are currently living outside the U.S. and will require an F-1 visa to study in the U.S.
  • Students who are currently in the U.S. on any other class of visa.
  • Students who are in the process of applying for Permanent Residency status, but have not yet received the Permanent Residency card.
  • Students who have been educated outside of the U.S.

Admission Requirements for Students Seeking an F-1 (student) Visa Status

1. Complete an Application for Admission and submit it along with the $20 (USD) application fee. F-1 students cannot apply for diploma or certificate programs. *The international application process can be lengthy due to the time needed to gather, prepare andprocess paperwork; international applicants are encourage to apply and begin the process at least one semester prior to their desired start date.ATC semesters generally start as follow:

University of Education Press Tradition and Change in the dual system - Vocational education and career education in Germany (2003) ISBN: 4887305478 [Japanese Import]
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U.S. Foreign Policy Hurting American Students

by Funkyonion

AMSTERDAM—American students traveling abroad confirm the findings of a study indicating that Washington's unilateral approach to foreign policy has seriously undermined Americans' chances of getting laid.
"I've been in Amsterdam for two months and have yet to begin a conversation with a cute girl that hasn't ended in a lecture about how big, evil America is taking everyone's oil," said college sophomore Brad Higgs, a participant in Johns Hopkins University's study-abroad program. "I offer to buy them a drink, and they tell me I shouldn't just stand by and watch Bush destroy the world

Here are some references

by flashsumner

I'm not an expert in the topic, but I've done some casual browsing, and I've run across the following:
Standardized test comparisons across nations can be found at the 'Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)', at the following link:
Here's what seemed to me to be a good summary of how early math ed compares for a variety of nations:
'Why Are U.S. Mathematics Students Falling Behind'
For some college-level comparisons (but only for France, Germany and Japan, vs U

America needs more naked time

by elGringoSubvertico

GERMAN ACADEMICS CAST OFF THEIR GOWNS
Naked Calendars All the Rage on Campus
The latest trend in German universities is enough to make a clean-living Oxford don blush: Students across the country are lining up to pose naked for college calendars.
What is it about Germans and nudity? The Teutonic attitude to getting naked in enough to make the prudish British and Americans blush -- just visit any park or beach in Germany during the summer and observe the willingness of people to get their kit off at the first hint of good weather.

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