August 8, 2013 Study in the USA wins two APEX 2013 Awards of Excellence! SEATTLE, August 8, 2013 - Study in the USA, the industry leader in education magazine publication has been awarded two APEX 2013 Awards of Excellence in both the Magazines & Journals - Print Over 32 pages category for its publication of the Study in the USA Magazine Northeast Asian Edition - 2013 as well as in the Most Improved Websites category for StudyUSA.com. APEX 2013 -- the 25th Annual Awards for Publication Excellence -- is an international competition that recognizes outstanding publications from newsletters and magazines to annual reports, brochures and websites. According to the APEX 2013 judges, "The awards were based on excellence in graphic design, quality of editorial content and the success of the entry in conveying the message and achieving overall communications effectiveness." About the APEX Awards The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers and designers who create print, Web, electronic and social media. Communications Concepts, Inc. sponsors the APEX Awards, and advises professionals who write, edit and manage business communications, on best strategies and practices. Concepts publishes business communication reports, including Writer's Web Watch, an e-report for professional communicators, and special reports on topics such as corporate writing and Web publishing. In the Twenty-fifth Annual APEX Awards, awards were given in 138 individual categories, within 12 main categories including: newsletters; magazines and journals; magapapers and newspapers; annual reports; brochures, manuals and reports; electronic media; social media; websites; campaigns, programs and plans; writing; design and illustration; and one-of-a-kind publications. About Study in the USA Study in the USA and StudyUSA.com connects international students with U.S. schools one student at a time. Study in the USA proudly informs more than 2 million international students every year. Since 1977, Study in the USA's global outreach campaigns have been guiding students toward academic success. We connect with potential students in 123 countries via our 300,000+ magazine distribution campaigns. 10 different magazine versions are published annually in 6 languages, each tailored to top U.S. school-seeking countries, regions, and individual cultures. Study in the USA magazines are brought to 6000 international distribution points annually. Study in the USA and StudyUSA.com currently represents more than 300 universities, community and technical colleges and boarding schools. StudyUSA.com generates over 500,000 unique visitors and 20,000 inquiries every month from students in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Central America and South America. StudyUSA.com is complementary to the print magazine, giving students an online publication in which to further explore content and to read timely articles and profiles. Established in 1996, StudyUSA.com receives 4.2 million visitors per year. For the convenience of our readers, each page of our website is translated into 14 languages by our translators. StudyUSA.com engages a multi-cultural readership with priority given to the specific needs of international students. We employ virtual campus tour links and articles on relevant international study-related topics such as visa concerns, admissions testing and student housing. These articles receive 100,000 page views each month. StudyUSA.com's multi-lingual live advisor page provides communication with potential students in order to help them find the schools and universities that best suit their needs.