#CampusChat This Week: The Admissions Process for Canadian Students


Do Canadian students seek admission at American colleges? How do they go about doing that? What specifically do they need to transition to the United States?

Jenika_HeimThis week’s #CampusChat guest, Jenika Heim. is the EducationUSA Officer in Canada, assisting Canadian students in finding opportunities at U.S. educational institutions. Jenika is co-located at the Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States of America (Fulbright Canada) and the US Embassy in Canada. Her responsibilities include disseminating information about study opportunities in the United States through social media tools and presentations at schools and education fairs.

She advises students and serves as a key contact for American institutions seeking to recruit students in Canada. Jenika is a Northern California native with a unique and varied background in academia. She received her BA from University of California, Davis in History and Communications with a Minor in Social and Ethnic Relations, and her Master’s from San Diego State University in Women’s Studies. Before coming to Fulbright, she spent the last eight years working in universities, community colleges, and test preparation.

#campuschat college planning twitter chatJoin us for a lively discussion about Canadian college students.


When: Wednesday 9PM ET

Where: Twitter using #CampusChat hashtag

Who: Follow @collegevisit @suzanneshaffer @EdUSACanada


CampusChat is a weekly discussion held on Twitter Wednesdays, from 9 – 10 p.m., Eastern time.

To participate, please include the hashtag “#campuschat” with your tweets. Our goal is to engage, entertain and inform our followers on college-related topics.

If you miss any of our chats, we always publish a transcript and, if the original Q & A with the expert guest, we will publish that as well on the Smart College Visit blog.

If you’d like to be guest on #CampusChat, just fill out our inquiry form below and we’ll follow up to learn more about your area of expertise. Guests who tweet often and have an established Twitter following are more likely to have a successful, comfortable chat.

Click here to inquire about becoming a guest on #CampusChat

Author: Suzanne Shaffer

Suzanne Shaffer advises parents and students in the college admissions process and the importance of early college preparation at ParentsCountdowntoCollegeCoach.com. She is excited to share her knowledge with the readers of Smart College Visit.

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