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The Educational Advising Center

The EducationUSA Advising Center (EAC) is an official, accredited authority on U.S. study. We provide information and services to people in Cameroon who are interested in studying in the U.S., and to persons or organizations abroad about Cameroon's educational system and schools.
The EAC is located in the James Baldwin Information Resource Center (JBIRC) at the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé.  The following services are available at the EAC:

  • Advice on planning for education and career, selection of fields of study and/or career search at undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Information on accredited institutions of higher education in the U.S. and in Cameroon.
  • Access to publications, college and university catalogs, university descriptions and addresses.
  • Registration forms and booklets, study materials, and guidance for standardized tests such as the TOEFL, SAT, GMAT, and GRE.
  • Practical information on studying and living in the U.S.

The EducationUSA Advisor is also available to make presentations to schools, businesses, community groups, and others on studying in the U.S.

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In need of advice on how to search for, and apply to the right U.S. University and colleges for you? Sign-up so that we can better answer your questions and offer the suited advice to meet your needs.

Schedule of Events

For security reasons, individuals are required to sign up in advance to attend programs held at the U.S. Embassy. Individuals who have not signed up in advance will not be admitted into the Embassy.

TOEFL Essay Writing Session
If you are registered for the TOEFL or are thinking about registering, Education USA has got you covered! On Thursday, December 18, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Education USA will host a presentation on how to write an effective TOEFL essay. The presenter during this session will be Dr. Tim Collins, Associate Professor of ESL Teacher Education at National Louis University in Chicago, Illinois. Among other things, Dr. Collins is the author of over 26 books and multimedia publications for EFL/ESL and adult education, including the best-selling McGraw-Hill’s Complete Preparation for the TOEFL iBT. This promises to be a very informative session. Come and learn! You can sign up HERE

EdUSA Connects - Join EdUSA Connects online to learn more about study options in the United States, admissions requirements, financing your studies, and applying for a student visa.  Experts from the field will answer your questions and offer invaluable insight on understanding the complexity of the U.S. higher education system and how you can find the colleges and universities that are best suited to meet your needs.  Participation is free.  Click here for a complete list of upcoming live sessions and to access transcripts and video presentations from past sessions. 

Note: Photo identification is required for all sessions at the U.S. Embassy. The EAC is closed on Fridays and U.S. and Cameroonian holidays.  No sessions are offered during EAC or U.S. Embassy closures.

For more information, please contact:

Richard Ewane
EducationUSA Advisor
Public Affairs Section
American Embassy
Rue Rosa Parks
P.O. Box 817, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Phone: (237) 22220 15 00 Ext. 4009
Fax: (237) 22220 14 02  



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