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Top Courses in Illinois USA 2018

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Courses are intended to be taken by those wishing to further their personal development. Whether you take the courses in a classroom or online, there are a variety of specialized study areas.

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

The State of Illinois ranks as the fifth most populous state in the U.S. Nicknamed as the Land of Lincoln the state is highly prosperous hosting a large number of industries, attractions and sites. Besides being home to one of the world’s busiest airports, the state has numerous institutions highly ranked worldwide. The University of Chicago, ranks among the top 10 in the world.

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Academic Test Preparation

The Language Company
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Philadelphia Orlando Toledo Fort Wayne South Bend Charleston Edmond + 5 more

This program is designed to assist students in navigating the variety of testing requirements for admission to American universities. [+]

This program is designed to assist students in navigating the variety of testing requirements for admission to American universities. Courses cover the following topics: advanced grammar and reading review, test question analysis, test-taking strategies, practice tests and analysis of test results.

Costs:

The cost of these courses is the same as the course cost in the Intensive English Program.

Additional Information:

Interested students must test out of or pass L9 to be eligible for GMAT/GRE. Students on F-1 visas enrolling in half-day Academic Test Preparation courses are required to enroll part-time in the Intensive English Program, in order to maintain full-time status. Courses designed to address a variety of academic tests are not offered at all centers during every session. Please refer to the chart above to locate courses and locations. Contact the director of the TLC center of your choice for additional information or special requests.... [-]


Forté Forum Programme

Forté Foundation
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Boston District of Columbia Atlanta Miami Seattle San Francisco Los Angeles Chicago New York Austin Houston + 9 more

Forté Forums are designed for standout women considering an MBA whether you’re a high-achiever looking to change careers, a college student planning for the future, or a professional ready to take your career to the next level. [+]

Forté Forums (fortefoundation.org/forum) are designed for standout women considering an MBA whether you’re a high-achiever looking to change careers, a college student planning for the future, or a professional ready to take your career to the next level.

A free event unlike any other, the Forté Forum will empower you with information about the value of an MBA. You’ll make critical connections with representatives, alumnae, and students of top business schools in North America and Europe—all while forming an unmatched peer support network.

Successful businesswomen representing diverse industries and career stages will also share how their MBAs help them make a mark. And you’ll gain exclusive insights to the admissions process.... [-]


Academic - TOEFL Preparation - San Francisco

Stafford House International
Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA San Francisco San Diego Chicago + 1 more

Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries. [+]

Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries, including the majority of North American universities.

Exam Preparation

All our exam preparation courses cover the areas of your chosen exam in detail ensuring you learn the skills and English language through the use of past papers and exam technique to achieve exam success. Preparation courses available for Cambridge Exams, IELTS, and TOEFL.

Objectives Goal-oriented and highly focussed preparation programme Develop the skills needed to succeed in the exam Develop strategies to maximise your score in the exam How you will learn Skim reading for meaning, scanning for detail, paraphrasing, making inferences, and more Methods and strategies for successful integrated and independent writing The skills needed to speak confidently and succeed in a one-to-one interview Listening strategies such as listening for gist and for detail With sample papers and continuous practice of specific tasks, you will become familiar with the exam you are taking and learn how to answer the questions as effectively as possible Quick Facts ... [-]

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Parkland College
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Champaign

Offering more than 100 Associates Degree and Certificate programs, Parkland College is well known for its small class sizes, state-­of-­the-­art facilities, inclusive learning environment, and personable faculty. [+]

Offering more than 100 Associates Degree and Certificate programs, Parkland College is well known for its small class sizes, state­-of-­the-­art facilities, inclusive learning environment, and personable faculty. Parkland boasts the largest international student body of any 2­ year college in the state of Illinois, with more than 300 students representing more than 40 countries. The Associate Degree offers an ideal and inexpensive doorway for international students wanting to enter the American education system. Having worked to perfect their English language skills through the English as a Second Language (ESL) program or earned two years­ worth of transferable credits, many of Parkland’s international students then transfer on to 4­ year universities (2+2 transfer) around the United States, where they continue their educations, earning Baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Parkland College faculty are well accustomed to the challenges faced by international students are experienced in dealing with them. Parkland strives to enhance global awareness and multiculturalism through education and faculty welcome the perspective brought by international students in their classes.... [-]


Course: Intensive English in the USA

Kaplan International USA
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment USA Lower East Side Boston Berkeley Chicago Seattle Huntington Beach Los Angeles Miami Philadelphia Portland San Diego Santa Barbara Woodcrest Village + 12 more

A Kaplan Intensive English program offers a fast, enjoyable and effective way to improve your English language skills, whatever your current language level. You will have the opportunity to accelerate your progress and personalize your course with Specific Skills lessons and Structured Study. [+]

Study Intensive English in the USA

A Kaplan Intensive English program offers a fast, enjoyable and effective way to improve your English language skills, whatever your current language level. You will have the opportunity to accelerate your progress and personalize your course with Specific Skills lessons and Structured Study.

This program is right for you if:

You want to make the fastest possible progress in your language studies in a class which suits your level. You want an intensive focus on all language skills. You want to choose how long you want to study, with courses from 2 weeks to 52 weeks. You would like to personalize your course with a choice of Specific Skills classes which suit your needs and interests. You would like flexible learning material and the highest standards of teaching. You want to receive a certificate at the end of your course, documenting your achievements. ... [-]

Data Science Course

General Assembly
Campus Part time 10 weeks February 2018 USA Kips Bay Atlanta Austin Boston Chicago Dallas Denver Los Angeles Santa Monica Irvine Manhattanville Providence San Francisco San Jose Seattle Washington DC Arlington USA Online + 17 more

Master the basics of machine learning to forecast what's next: predict patterns from large datasets using Python. [+]

Skills & Tools

Use Python to mine datasets and predict patterns.

Production Standard

Build statistical models — regression and classification — that generate usable information from raw data.

The Big Picture

Master the basics of machine learning and harness the power of data to forecast what’s next.

Meet Your Support Team

Our educational excellence is a community effort. When you learn at GA, you can always rely on an in-house team of experts to provide guidance and support, whenever you need it.

Instructors

Learn industry-grade frameworks, tools, vocabulary, and best practices from a teacher whose daily work involves using them expertly.

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Course Intensive English Program: SAELL

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Chicago Grayslake

The School for the Advancement of English Language and Learning (SAELL) was established in 2013 as a commitment to international students and Northeastern’s goal of having an internationalized curriculum. The mission of SAELL is to holistically build international students’ English proficiency to help them achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals. [+]

The School for the Advancement of English Language and Learning (SAELL) was established in 2013 as a commitment to international students and Northeastern’s goal of having an internationalized curriculum. The mission of SAELL is to holistically build international students’ English proficiency to help them achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals. Common European Framework Reference-CEFR Standards

SAELL at Northeastern is the only program in the U.S. based on the Common European Framework Reference for Languages (CEFR). SAELL levels have a direct correlation to the CEFR bands. Because SAELL has been founded upon the CEFR bands and standards, students can expect that their English language study with SAELL will be internationally recognized according to CEFR standards. In each SAELL level, teachers prepare students for undergraduate and graduate study at Northeastern Illinois University or other higher education institutions. Students complete tasks relating to their future academic study. All courses focus on improving students’ reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar and vocabulary skills in an integrated manner. At the BASICS level, students focus on elementary and pre-intermediate use of general English. At the INDEPENDENT 1 level, students focus on English for academic purposes. At the advanced INDEPENDENT 2 and INDEPENDENT 3 levels, students focus on English for academic purposes, content-based instruction, and academic writing.... [-]


Private Pilot Certification

Institute of Aviation at Parkland College
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 USA Champaign

Associate degree students will sequentially earn the private pilot certificate, instrument rating, commercial pilot certificate, and multiengine rating during the program. There is also the opportunity to earn flight instructor certificates for airplane, instrument, and multiengine. [+]

Overview

The Institute of Aviation at Parkland College maintains a high level of quality in order to ensure the best outcomes for students. Located in Champaign, Illinois and with the help of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Frasca International, the Institute of Aviation at Parkland College is a leading collegiate flight school in Illinois and the only higher education institution in central Illinois with an aviation program.

Located at Willard Airport, approximately eight miles from Parkland College’s main campus, the Institute of Aviation facility houses classrooms, student offices, various flight simulators, and air fleet. The fleet consists of 17 single engine Piper archers, seven Piper Arrows, three multi-engine Piper Seminoles and two Cessna 152s.... [-]


Contract Program: Communication Styles and Strategies

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time 2 days September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago + 1 more

This program will provide employees with the fundamentals of effective interpersonal communication skills. [+]

The most effective leaders have good working relationships with their supervisors, peers and direct reports.  These relationships, in large part, are formed and maintained by our ability to communicate openly and honestly with each other.  The degree of trust, respect and collaboration we receive is greatly determined by how well we communicate our needs, expectations and disappointments at work.

This 1 1/2 day workshop is designed to provide leaders with new insight and understanding of their natural work communication patterns.  By objectively understanding all the "signals" they are sending to others in the organization, leaders can make the adjustments they need to increase their workplace communications effectiveness and workplace synergy ... and to decrease the potential for conflict.... [-]


Chicago in Action International

Tribeca Flashpoint College
Campus Full time 3 weeks September 2018 USA Chicago

Tribeca Flashpoint College offers Chicago in Action International, a three-week discovery program, at our campus in Downtown Chicago. [+]

Tribeca Flashpoint College offers Chicago in Action International, a three-week discovery program, at our campus in Downtown Chicago.

Students will have language classes and a variety of introductory digital media classes. They'll also get to explore the city and participate in group activities like architecture tours, shopping excursions, museum visits and more.

Program includes 20 lessons per week Group excursions and activities Dorm and/or homestay accommodations All texts and materials Two meals per day (weekdays) Ground transportation to and from the airport [-]

English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs

Computer Systems Institute
Campus Full time 11 - 33 weeks Open Enrollment USA Chicago Worcester Lombard Charlestown Skokie + 4 more

CSI’s ESL programs offer focused classroom and computer-based English as a Second Language training. Programs are divided into three subject areas: 1.Vocabulary and conversation, 2.Writing and grammar, 3.Reading strategies. [+]

English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs

CSI’s ESL programs offer focused classroom and computer-based English as a Second Language training. Programs are divided into three subject areas:

Vocabulary and conversation Writing and grammar Reading strategies

By improving writing, listening, and reading comprehension skills, all ESL programs are designed to help prepare students for participation in U.S. college and university courses.

CSI Offers instructor-led lectures, instructor-led labs, computer-based materials, and project-based learning sessions. This method allows students to learn English and reach their goals more efficiently.

Learning Levels

ESL programs consist of three progressive level programs:... [-]


English Language for Academic Purposes (ELAP)

University of St. Francis
Campus Full time Part time 15 weeks September 2018 USA Joliet + 1 more

English Language for Academic Purposes (ELAP) is a full-time English language training program offered in 15-week sessions beginning in January (Spring) and August (Fall) as well as during the summer, beginning in May. Full-time ELAP students take a minimum of 18-20 hours of English language instruction each week. Additional electives are also available. Students who do not require a visa may take ELAP courses part-time. [+]

ELAP Mission Statement

Our goal is to help non-native English speakers from a wide range of backgrounds improve their English language skills and knowledge of American culture in order to become successful students in the United States.

Program Description

English Language for Academic Purposes (ELAP) is a full-time English language training program offered in 15-week sessions beginning in January (Spring) and August (Fall) as well as during the summer, beginning in May. Full-time ELAP students take a minimum of 18-20 hours of English language instruction each week. Additional electives are also available. Students who do not require a visa may take ELAP courses part-time.

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Private Pilot License

Avel Flight School
Campus Full time 6 - 8 weeks September 2018 USA West Chicago

The Private Pilot License allows you to be Pilot In Command of an aircraft for any non commercial purpose. This is also the first step towards getting your Commercial Pilot License and later an airline job. Among the many privilages of the Private Pilot License, you are also allowed to operate charity flights subject to certain restrictions, and may participate in similar activities, such as Angel Flight, Civil Air Patrol and many others. [+]

The Private Pilot License allows you to be Pilot In Command of an aircraft for any non commercial purpose. This is also the first step towards getting your Commercial Pilot License and later an airline job. Among the many privilages of the Private Pilot License, you are also allowed to operate charity flights subject to certain restrictions, and may participate in similar activities, such as Angel Flight, Civil Air Patrol and many others.

Minimum requirements to obtain a Private Pilot License Be at least 17 years of age Be able to read, speak, write and understand the English language fluently. Obtain at least a third class medical certificate from an Aviation Medical Examiner Pass a computerized aeronautical knowledge test Accumulate and log a specified amount of training and experience under Part 61, Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) section 61.109. Pass an oral test and flight test administered by an FAA inspector or designated examiner ... [-]

Intensive English Program (IEP and IEP+)

Solex College
Campus Full time 1 - 9 months September 2018 USA Wheeling

The SOLEX College Intensive English Program (IEP) offers students an extraordinary opportunity to learn English in an immersive environment. Our program is offered at all three SOLEX locations and provides a wide range of class times to seamlessly integrate into your schedule. [+]

Intensive English Program (IEP and IEP+)Intensive English Program (IEP)The SOLEX College Intensive English Program (IEP) offers students an extraordinary opportunity to learn English in an immersive environment. Our program is offered at all three SOLEX locations and provides a wide range of class times to seamlessly integrate into your schedule. Our courses are 100% instructor-led and feature small class sizes to allow maximum student-teacher interaction.IEP is divided into six levels of English proficiency. Whether you are just beginning to learn English or want to build on your foundation, you will find the right class offering to meet your needs. With our unique location, your study of English will go beyond the classroom. The surrounding Chicago area provides students with an exceptional opportunity to fully immerse themselves in English. Chicago provides a vibrant and exciting background with world-renowned art, culture and entertainment venues that will enrich your study of the English language.SOLEX offers courses on a rolling schedule, starting once a month across our locations. The Intensive English Program runs for 18 hours/week with classes available for morning, evening, and weekend schedules. You will receive an ESL (English as a Second Language) Certificate upon completion (3 levels required). Please review the English proficiency best suited to your needs and enroll today!Introductory Levels... [-]


Pre-Art Therapy

North Park University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Chicago

North Park University’s pre-professional track for art therapy is a sequence of courses and advising that will give you a solid foundation for your applications to competitive art therapy graduate programs around the country. The pre-art therapy track should accompany a major—most often art or psychology—where you’ll also gain a deeper understanding of the mind and the therapeutic nature of creating art... [+]

Pre-Art Therapy

North Park University’s pre-professional track for art therapy is a sequence of courses and advising that will give you a solid foundation for your applications to competitive art therapy graduate programs around the country. The pre-art therapy track should accompany a major—most often art or psychology—where you’ll also gain a deeper understanding of the mind and the therapeutic nature of creating art.

Advising

Pre-art therapy students are advised by faculty in the Art Department, often Kelly VanderBrug. VanderBrug is an associate professor who earned her BFA degree and BA in art history from Calvin College, and an MFA in painting from Washington University. She’ll talk with you about your particular interests in art therapy, and help you stay on track throughout your program at North Park to make sure you are prepared for your applications and interviews for art therapy school.... [-]