About This Webinar
For this EducationUSA Canada Virtual Showcase, we are featuring universities in the northern part of the United States from the Dakotas to Pennsylvania! Check out this amazing array of COOL institutions right across the border!

We will get started with a presentation on how to choose your major. We will review what a major, minor, concentration, double major, and post-bac are. This is an opportunity to understand how choosing a major in the US can be a little different than in Canada.

Agenda (In Eastern Time):
3:00 - EducationUSA presentation, "How to choose your Major"
3:30 - Dickinson College (PA)
3:45 - DePaul University (IL)
4:00 - University of North Dakota
4:15 - Ohio University
4:30 - University of Iowa
4:45 - University of South Dakota
5:00 - Wayne State University (MI)
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Jenika Heim
Jenika advises students across Canada on the process of applying to U.S. universities. EducationUSA is a free service funded by the U.S. Department of State.
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DePaul University
Antonia Creteanu, Associate Director
Home to 22,000 students from all 50 U.S. states and 114 countries, DePaul is the largest Catholic university in the U.S. DePaul is a teaching institution committed to student learning, and almost 90% of our full-time faculty hold doctorates in their fields. The student-to-professor ratio is 15:1; the average class size is 22. DePaul offers over 175 graduate degree programs and 130 undergraduate majors across 10 colleges and schools. Chicago in one of the nation’s largest markets, which, together with our expansive network of 190,000 alumni around the world, results in consistent career outcome rates of over 90% across all levels.
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Dickinson College
Brian Atkins, Director of International Admissions
Dickinson is a nationally recognized liberal-arts college chartered in 1783 in Carlisle, Pa. The college's mission: to provide a useful education for the common good. Dickinson offers 45 majors plus minors, certificates, independent research and internships and is a recognized leader among institutions committed to global education and environmental sustainability.
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Ohio University
Lori Gromen, Assistant Director for International Admissions
Founded in 1804, Ohio University is one of the oldest public universities in the U.S. Offering more than 250 undergraduate programs, as well as master’s and doctoral degrees, OHIO is a comprehensive and innovative research institution known for its strong sense of community and beautiful campus.
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University of Iowa
Rebecca Hanson, Associate Director, International Outreach
The University of Iowa is a Tier-1 public research university located in America’s #1 college town and ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide. Faculty from all over the world gather at Iowa to pursue groundbreaking research and create powerful works of art. We’re here to help you succeed.
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University of North Dakota
Hannah Phelps, Admissions Representative
The University of North Dakota is the state's oldest and largest university. UND is a busy 521-acre campus offering 250+ highly accredited on-campus and online degrees. We've emerged as an innovator in engineering, medicine, aviation and unmanned aircraft systems. Nearly 13,500 students from around the world are enrolled at UND.
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University of South Dakota
Patrick Morrison, Associate Director, International Office
The University of South Dakota is an affordable, public research university located in the college town of Vermillion, SD. USD is the most affordable Flagship University in the United States, and offers small class sizes and a student -to-faculty ratio of 15:1.
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Wayne State University
Jaclyn Assarian, Associate Director of International Programs
Wayne State University is a comprehensive urban research university in the heart of Detroit, Michigan in the United States. Over 26,000 students - including over 1100 international students - study at the Bachelor, Masters and doctoral level in over 300 academic programs.
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