eduPASS: Financial Aid for International Students
Schools Awarding International Financial Aid - from


College Week Live


American College Consulting for the International Student - UC Irvine course specifically designed for counseling overseas students who wish to study in the U.S.
COIS - Council of International Schools
Lehigh University College of Education Certificate in International Counseling - online and face-to-face.
Lehigh University College of Education M.Ed. in International Counseling - online and face-to-face.
Summer Institute on International Admissions at Georgetown University and other College Board-sponsored professional development events.
NACAC - National Association for College Admission Counseling
InternationalACAC - International Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC Overseas affiliate)


Applying for a Visa in the United States - this whole site, from the Department of Homeland Security, is very useful for overseas students wishing to study in the U.S.
CampusFrance - great resource for students interested in studying in France.
Consortium of University and College Intensive English Programs -- a consortium of institutions with intensive English programs for foreign-language speakers.
EducationUSA - network of over 400 advising centers around the world supported by the U.S. Department of State.
EducationUK - from the British Council.
eduPASS: The SmartStudent Guide to Studying in the USA - a resource center for international students.
European University Central Application Support Service (EUNICAS)
Families in Global Transition - informative blog.
Good University Guide, from The Times - a resource for students wishing to study in the U.K.
Hobsons USA Education Guides - this guide is no longer available; however, the link will take you to their International Students discussion forum at College Confidential.
Institute of International Education - resources for both U.S. and overseas students looking to study, respectively, abroad and in the U.S.
International Family Transitions - wonderful resource for guiding students through the transition to college (and other life experiences), moving from one culture to another.
“Eight Tips for Counseling International Students at U.S. High Schools” - article from NACAC
National Careers Service - U.K. career guidance website
NCAA Guide to International Academic Standards for Athletics Eligibility
Ontario Universities Application Centre - whether an international student or Canadian citizen, browse programs and find the appropriate application to Ontario institutions here.
Study in Australia - great website for those interested in studying in Australia.
Study in Canada - great web resource from the Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada.
Study in Holland - a search engine for programs in Holland.
Study in the States - an invaluable guide for international counselors and families, from the Department of Homeland Security.
Studyfinder - search programs in Holland.
TCKidNOW - great resource for third culture and cross-cultural students.
Third Culture Kids - find blogs by third culture kids here.
UAC International - an application platform for students who wish to apply to Australian universities (not all schools use this application, and not all students are eligible to use it, but most, if not all, of the universities have their own direct applications you can use).
UCAS - a resource for students wishing to study in the United Kingdom.
UCAS Tariff Calculator - for more on the UCAS tariff point system, visit this Wiki.
UNIFROG - international counselors in my classrooms have highly recommended this platform.
U.S. Department of Education - check accreditation status here.
U.S. Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) - check to make sure the college has been approved.
World Education Service - this agency translates transcripts for overseas students


Duolingo - language learning and testing. Many colleges are now accepting the Duolingo English Test.
IETLS - International English Language Testing System.
Which U.S. Colleges Accept the IELTS? - from
TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language

Also see “The College Process,” “School Counselors,” “Independent Counselors” and “Research.”