The International Student Handbook 2018 is the only book exclusively for foreign students! It has information on 2,900 colleges, including each school's 'international profile.' This guide covers financial aid, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) requirements, housing availability and special services for international students. It also includes step-by-step guidelines on how to prepare for and apply to colleges in the United States, find financial aid and obtain a student visa. An appendix lists EducationUSA advising centers around the world where students can go locally for assistance and more information. Comprehensive indexes and a detailed glossary of terms will help students find schools that meet their needs.