Online Resources

If you want to study at the USA:

Undergraduate Study

http://www.educationusa.info/pdf/study/english1.pdf

Graduate and professional study and Research

http://www.educationusa.info/pdf/study/english2.pdf

Short-Term Study, English Language Programs, Distance Education and Accreditation

http://www.educationusa.info/pdf/study/english3.pdf

Getting Ready to Go Practical Information for Living and Studying in the United States

http://www.educationusa.info/pdf/study/english4.pdf

Useful links (Undergraduate and Graduate):

The most Comprehensive engine search for Undergraduate and Graduate study at the USA: https://www.petersons.com/

This site provides information for international students who are thinking about pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or professional education in the United States:

http://www.edupass.org/about/

Occupational Outlook handbook

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Rankings:

The most popular ranking for Undergraduate and Graduate study at the USA:

http://www.usnews.com/education

The Princeton Review-College Rankings:

http://www.princetonreview.com/college-rankings/best-colleges

Bloomberg Business rankings ((For MBA and Undergraduate Business Schools)

 http://www.bloomberg.com/business-schools

The Economist rankings (MBA)

http://www.economist.com/whichmba/full-time-mba-ranking?year=2015&term_node_tid_depth=77633

Financial Times rankings (MBA)

http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/global-mba-ranking-2015

QS-World Universities Rankings:

http://www.topuniversities.com/where-to-study/region/usa-canada/guide

PHD Rankings

http://www.phds.org/

Resume Writing

  Resume for Prospective Undergraduate Students

http://www.collegeboard.com/student/plan/high-school/36957.html

http://www.internationalstudent.com/resume_writing/

  Resume for Prospective Graduate Students

 http://graduate.dartmouth.edu/careers/services/vita.html

 Tips for writing a resume  

http://www.questcareer.com/tips.htm

http://www.acpeople.com.au/resume/resume-writing.asp

http://career.virginia.edu/resumes

Academic Writing

University of Wisconsin's Writing Center

http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/

Amherst College's Online Resources for Writers

https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/support/writingcenter/resourcesforwriters

Purdue's Online Writing Lab

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/

 Undergraduate studies Useful links:

Online Course for Undergraduate:

 Applying to U.S. Universities (University of Pennsylvania)

https://www.coursera.org/learn/study-in-usa

How to Succeed in College - University of Kentucky

https://www.coursera.org/course/succeedincollege

The most Comprehensive engine search for Undergraduate and Graduate study at the USA: https://www.petersons.com/

The MONEY College Planner's tools and resources give you a complete picture of 700+ schools that deliver the best value, based on quality of education, affordability, and alumni career success: https://best-colleges.time.com/money/full-ranking#/list

Colleges Majors.  It gives a video overview of different majors, a list of accredited schools for the field, student associations for the field, etc. www.collegemajors101.com

The Common Application:

https://www.commonapp.org/

Study in the USA- an electronic magazine

https://studyusa.com/en/resources

College tours online with some of the “Ivy League” Schools:

http://www.youvisit.com/colleges

Educational Resources and Professional Organizations:

Medicine and Health

ECFMG- Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

http://www.ecfmg.org/about/index.html

AMA- The American Medical Association

http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/education-careers/graduate-medical-education.page?

Association of American Medical Colleges

https://students-residents.aamc.org/

Student Doctor Network

http://www.studentdoctor.net/about-sdn/

CGFNS - Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools

http://www.cgfns.org/

ECFVG-The Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates

https://www.avma.org/ProfessionalDevelopment/Education/Foreign/Pages/def...

APA- American Psychology Association

http://apa.org/

The International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) -Graduate Programs:

http://www.iarr.org/graduate-programs/
 
ASPH- Association of Schools of Public Health

http://www.aspph.org/

http://www.publichealth.org/

http://sophas.org/

APHA-American Public Health Association:

https://www.apha.org/

 Council on Education for Public Health

http://ceph.org/

ADA- American Dental Association

http://www.ada.org/en/

APTA- American Physical Therapy Association

http://www.apta.org/

Commission on Accreditation in physical Therapy 

http://www.capteonline.org/Students/

FSBPT-Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

http://www.fsbpt.org/ExamCandidates.aspx

Foreign Credentialing Commission on Physical Therapy

http://fccpt.org/

AOTA- American Occupational Therapy Association

http://www.aota.org/

ARRT-The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

https://www.arrt.org

American Art Therapy Association

http://arttherapy.org/

National Architectural Accrediting Board

http://www.naab.org/architecture-programs/school-search/

ADTA- American Dance Therapy Association 

http://www.adta.org/

NABP- National organization of Boards of Pharmacy

https://www.nabp.net/

AACP-American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

http://www.aacp.org/resources/student/Pages/default.aspx

PharmCAS Application Service

http://www.pharmcas.org/preparing-to-apply/application-instructions/

Speech language pathology:

 http://www.asha.org/Students/Speech-Language-Pathology

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science

http://www.naacls.org/Find-a-Program.aspx

Chiropractic Education:

http://www.cce-usa.org/

Osteopathic Medicine:

 http://www.aacom.org/become-a-doctor/about-om

Podiatric Medicine: 

http://www.aacpm.org/

Dental Education:

http://www.ada.org/en/education-careers/dental-schools-and-programs

The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC)

https://www.aavmc.org/Students-Applicants-and-Advisors.aspx

NASW- National Association of Social workers

https://socialworkers.org/

Council on Social Work Education

www.cswe.org

Food science and Technology- Institute of Food Technologists

Undergraduate Programs:

http://www.ift.org/community/students/approved-undergrad-programs.aspx

Graduate Program Directory

http://www.ift.org/community/students/graduate-directory.aspx

Anthropology

American Anthropological Association

http://www.thisisanthropology.com/about-anthropology

http://www.americananthro.org/

Art

The Art Institutes is a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school, are subject to change, and are subject to change

https://www.artinstitutes.edu/

Architecture 

The National Association of Architecture Accrediting Board 

American Institute of Architecture 

American institute of Architecture Students 

Audio Engineering Socitey

Audio Engineering - Educational Programs  

Business and Accounting

AACSB provides internationally recognized, specialized accreditation for business and accounting programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level:

http://www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/accredited-members

The official website of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

Discover Business Degrees: In-depth Education Resource

Accounting License 

Chemistry

 American Chemical Society -ACS-Undergraduate Education

 http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/students/college.html

Graduate Education

http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/students/graduate.html

The searchable online version of the ACS Directory of Graduate Research (DGRweb), is the most comprehensive source of information on chemical research and researchers at universities in North America.

http://dgr.rints.com/

Economics 

The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA)- Agricultural and Applied Economics Departments

American Economic Association-Resources for students

Engineering

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

www.abet.org

American Society for Engineering Education

http://www.asee.org/fellowship-programs

National Society of Professional Engineering 

https://www.nspe.org/resources/pe-institute

Society of Women Engineers 
SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited bachelor or graduate student programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States.
 
Interior Design

Council for Interior Design Accreditation

http://accredit-id.org/

Journalism and Mass Communications

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)

Law

Bar Exam

http://www.barexam.org/

LSAT- Law School Admission Council

http://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/about-the-lsat

International Law Institute- LL.M. programs for international students.

http://www.ili.org/component/content/article/3-global-affiliates/195-us-law-schools.html

Mathematics

American Mathematical Society

http://www.ams.org/programs/students/students

Music

The American Musicological Society-advance research in the various fields of music as a branch of learning and scholarships

http://www.ams-net.org/ 

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

 

Urban and Regional Planning:

lanetizen- The Definitive Online Directory of Academic Programs in Urban Planning and Related Fields

http://www.planetizen.com/schools/directory

 ACSP- The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning

http://www.acsp.org/education_guide/the_guide

American Society of Landscape Architects

https://www.asla.org/schools.aspx

International Relations, Public Affairs and Political Science:  

U.S. scholars rank the top 25 IR programs for undergraduates, master's, and Ph.D.’s.:

http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/02/03/top-twenty-five-schools-international-relations/

NASPAA -Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration

http://www.naspaa.org/students/students.asp

APSIA- Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs 

http://www.apsia.org/graduate-schools-programs/

Public Service Careers

http://publicservicecareers.org/?pageid=519

American Political Science Association

http://www.apsanet.org/RESOURCES/For-Students

ISPP-International Socitey of Political Psychology: 

http://www.ispp.org/resources/programs

Philosophy

The APA guide to Graduate programs in Philosophy:

http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.apaonline.org/resource/resmgr/Grad_guide/gg14_complete.pdf

Graduate programs and rankings: 

http://www.philosophicalgourmet.com/rankings.asp

Physics

American Physical Society (APS)

Provides information on education and outreach programs, careers and employment information, and other physics sources:

http://www.aps.org/programs/education/undergrad/index.cfm  (Undergraduate)

http://www.aps.org/programs/education/graduate/index.cfm   (Graduate)

The American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Roster of Physics Departments with Enrollment and Degree Data, 2014

https://www.aip.org/sites/default/files/statistics/rosters/physrost14.pdf

Statistics 

American Statistical Association

http://www.amstat.org/asa/education/home.aspx?hkey=81d9c142-50f7-4706-b8ce-7a2edcef2da4

Sociology

American Sociological Association

http://www.asanet.org/students/students.cfm

Writing Programs 

Database of Graduate and Undergraduate writing programs:

https://www.awpwriter.org/guide/guide_writing_programs

Scholarships- General Information

Writing a Scholarship Essay

http://www.financialaidtips.org/writing_scholarshipessay.htm

Funding for United States study (2016): IIE Publications

http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/IIEB/IIED0215/index.php#/0

Loans

International Student Loan

http://www.internationalstudentloan.com/about/

Financial Aid: Graduate Students

Scholarship Positions

http://scholarship-positions.com/

Michigan State University

http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/index.htm

UCLA's Graduate and Postdoctoral Database

https://grad.ucla.edu/funding/

Harvard's Graduate Guide to Grants

http://gsasgrants.fas.harvard.edu/ggg.cgi

Financial Aid: International Students

http://www.internationalscholarships.com/

Sport Scholarships:

NCAA- The National Collegiate Athletic Association-Sport Scholarships for Undergraduate

http://www.ncaa.org/about/who-we-are/membership

College Sports Scholarships

www.collegesportsscholarships.com

Scholarships for Israelis

The Hebrew Free Loan Society administers two scholarship funds (Nerken and Benin) for Israeli students studying in NY or studying sciences in the United States

http://hfls.org/scholarships/

David E.Fishman - An E. David Fischman Scholarship provides full tuition and general fees (excluding medical) through completion of a doctorate degree in political science, law or economics at a top US university, such as Harvard, Yale, Princeton or Columbia, for Israelis who have served in the IDF.

http://jewishstpaul.org/e-david-fischman-scholarship

The Florida-Israel Institute (FII) is a public organization that was  created by the Florida Legislature and is administered jointly by Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and Broward College (BC). Its primary purpose is to promote the development of enhanced governmental, economic, technological, cultural, educational and social ties between the State of Florida and the State of Israel.

http://floridaisrael.org/v2/index.php/scholarship/new-student-application

Sharett Scholarships Program for gifted young Israeli artists in all fields of the arts.

 They also provide some study and travel scholarships to students, which study abroad:

http://www.aicf.co.il/%D7%9E%D7%A4%D7%A2%D7%9C_%D7%94%D7%9E%D7%9C%D7%92%D7%95%D7%AA_%D7%A2%22%D7%A9_%D7%A9%D7%A8%D7%AA

Scholarships for Women

AAUW- The American Association of University Women

International Fellowships are  awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are  supported.

http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/international-fellowships/

Society of Women Engineers

SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States. In 2015, SWE disbursed approximately 220 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $660,000.

http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/scholarships

Grant Writing

U. of Wisconsin's Guide (multiple links)

http://researchguides.library.wisc.edu/c.php?g=177671&p=1169624

National Science Foundation

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2004/nsf04016/nsf04016_1.htm

Distance Education:

The Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions - U.S. Department of Education

http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) -The DEAC Directory of Accredited Institutions includes distance education high schools and postsecondary institutions. These institutions offer a variety of programs ranging from non-degree courses and programs through bachelors, masters and professional doctoral degree levels

http://www.deac.org/Student-Center/Directory-Of-Accredited-Institutions.aspx

Complete Directory of Featured Accredited Online Schools, Online Colleges and Online Universities of 2015

http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/

English Language Programs:

English Programs (IIE Publications)

http://www.intensiveenglishusa.org/

University & College Intensive English Programs

http://www.uciep.org/index.php

American Association of Intensive English Programs

http://www.englishusa.org/study-english

Sources to students with disabilities

http://www.disabled-world.com/disability/education/scholarships/

Vision:

NYISE Blindness Resource Center

http://www.nyise.org/blind.htm

Deaf and Hard Hearings

Gallaudet University College & Career Programs for Deaf Students

http://www.gallaudet.edu/about-gallaudet.html

Post Doc Online Resources:

Financial Information:

http://scholarship-positions.com/category/usa-postdoctoral-fellowships/

Job Opportunities:

The Chronicle of Higher Education:

https://chroniclevitae.com/job_search/new?cid=chenav

Post doc jobs.  https://www.postdocjobs.com/

Science Careers: http://jobs.sciencecareers.org/jobs/postdoc/

Indeed.com: http://www.indeed.com/q-Postdoctoral-Research-Associate-jobs.html

Find a Postdoc.com: http://www.findapostdoc.com/

Women’s college

www.womenscolleges.org

Pre Departure Information:

U.S. Department of State

http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/study-exchange.html

https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov/students

Visas and SEVIS

Formal SEVIS fee application

https://fmjfee.com/i901fee/desktop/index.jsp?view=desktop

Surviving Grad School

http://www.cs.indiana.edu/docproject/grad.stuff.html