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Costa Rica Community College Education Fair 2017 Detailed Event Information For Costa Rica Community College Education Fair 2017
Costa Rica Community College Education Fair 2017 -- Education/Training Services
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Location/Date: virtual, CA, United States 06/09/2016 - 06/22/2017
Event Summary:
Join the U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica and EducationUSA for the Costa Rica Community College Education Fair, April 27-29, 2017 in San Jose, Costa Rica. This program is an exciting opportunity for representatives of U.S. community colleges to explore the market in Costa Rica and make connections.

The program will include:

- Three visits to high schools in San Jose for the Community College Fairs (over 600 students expected)

- An afternoon briefing on the higher education system in Costa Rica

- Networking meeting with high school counselors

- An Open Education Fair with students and parents, to take place on Saturday, April 29th

- Optional cultural event

- Transportation services to and from the airport and some meals are included.

Why Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is a strong market for attracting community college students who want to study in the U.S. According to the latest Open Doors report, 91,648 international students studied at U.S. community colleges in 2014-2015, up 4.2% from 2013-2014. The Costa Rican market is especially suited for U.S. community colleges due to the affordability of these programs.

The participation fee for this event is $1,950 (one school representative). Additional participation fee for extra school representative is $975. Expenses for travel, lodging, most meals, and incidentals will be the responsibility of each participant.

For more information, please contact Stephanie.Heckel@trade.gov.


Contacts:
Stephanie Heckel, Greensboro
Director
Phone: 336-333-5345
Stephanie.Bethel@trade.gov
Gabriela Lucke, San Jose
Commerce Specialist
Phone: 506 220-2454
Gabriela.Lucke@trade.govv

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