The U.S. is the leading destination for international students. This webinar will cover the large and decentralized higher education system, including an overview of grading scales, degree requirements and resources necessary to evaluate credentials from the U.S. Higher education professionals at foreign universities and those new to the field in the U.S. are encouraged to register.

Gain Insight Into:

  • Key characteristics of the education system in the U.S.
  • Grading scales and degree requirements
  • Accreditation practices
  • How to identify opportunities for university partnerships
  • Overview of the higher education response to the changing political climate in the U.S.


World Education Services

Aditi Kadakia

Senior Manager of Knowledge Analyst

Aditi came to WES in 2011 after serving as an education Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique for 2 years. She specializes in the analysis and evaluation of credentials from the Indian subcontinent, Caribbean and African commonwealth countries, Australia and New Zealant.

World Education Services

Linda Tobash

Senior Director of Policy, Knowledge and Data

Prior to joining WES, Linda served as University Placement Director at the Institute of International Education and as Director of Admissions and Assistant Director of the English Language Center at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY. With extensive experience in international education, Linda frequently presents on the U.S. educational system, international student recruitment, and institutional partnerships. Linda holds a master’s degree from Teachers College, Columbia University.