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Higher education

Post-secondary education at universities, academies, colleges, and institutes of technology etc.

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Higher education

visting student

Education; Higher education

Individual attending a US institution by special agreement with a foreign institution. A visting student does not-matriculate which means that he or she is not engaged in a degree program. To ...

advanced degree

Education; Higher education

An award conferred by a college, university, or other postsecondary institutions as official certification for the successful completion of a program of studies beyond the baccalaureate level. These ...

junior college

Education; Higher education

Private two-year institution.

semester system

Education; Higher education

The academic year is divided into two 15-week semesters.


Education; Higher education

Special recognition of students' outstanding academic achievement.

closed course

Education; Higher education

Fully-subscribed course which is no longer enrolling students.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Education; Higher education

A two-part standardized external examination designed to measure general verbal, quantitative and analytical skills (General Aptitude Test) and knowledge and understanding of subject matter basic to ...

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