University Admissions Seminars for International Students (Live – Online)
Grades: This virtual program is designed for families who have a student entering university within the next four years.
Session 1: The Basics of U.S. Universities Friday, July 31, 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ET
Session 2: An Insider’s Look into Admissions Decisions and Applications Saturday, August 1, 9:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET
Session 3: From Essays to Extracurriculars – Nuances in U.S. Admissions Friday, August 7, 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ET
Session 4: International Students Applying to U.S. Universities Saturday, August 8, 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ET
Through in-depth seminars and guest appearances from qualified professionals, this four-session program will help international families navigate the U.S. university admissions process.
Please note: Registration for this four-part program is limited to one adult, one student, and one shared device. Additional household members are welcome to attend any of the four online sessions with their registered relatives using the shared device.
We start with the basics of U.S. colleges and universities and the search process. What are the differences between research and liberal arts institutions? Public or private universities? The benefits of urban, suburban, and rural campuses? In the second session, we will review mock applications for a better understanding of what admissions officers look for, how decisions are made, and how to put your best application together. Session 3 dives deep into the nuances of applications: the college essay, extracurricular activities, and recommendations.
The final seminar focuses on the practical application process for international students. What will make you stand out? What paperwork will you need? Are there extra courses or exams you must take? Once you complete this program, you can go forward with powerful knowledge to submit your best university applications.
Cost: $500 per family This is a four-part program. Registration for this program includes attendance for all four online sessions.