Ever considered studying in the U.S. for higher education but don't know where to start?
Look no further as USAPPS 2011 is here to help you achieve your dream. USAPPS, short for US Applications Workshop is a series of info-workshops with the purpose of answering your questions about higher education in the US of A.
These workshops are conducted by facilitators consisting of alumnus, present and incoming students of ivy league, ivy standard and liberal art universities. Among the universities being represented are Cornell University, Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, University of California Berkeley just to name a few.
The Klang Valley half day introductory workshop details are as followed:
: 16 July 2011
: 2pm – 6 pm (Be there by 1pm for registration)
: Students Only
*Featured Guest Speaker: Atiqah Nadiah Zailani – Stanford University Alumnus
Topics covered on this half day workshop includes an overview of the US education system, ranging from the introduction of what Liberal Arts Colleges are to how the education in US differs from that of other countries, such as Malaysia, UK, Australia, Singapore, etc. Get to know the life in different parts of the US and various types of school from a diverse group of facilitators.
If you would like to know more, then come for the Klang Valley intensive 2 day workshop . The following details are:
: 23 July 2011 & 24
: 9am – 6 pm (Be there by 8:00am for registration)
: RM 20 for both days.
: Students Only
*Featured Guest Speakers: Kevin Sim – Resident Counselor, Raffles Junior College
Nathaniel Tan – Interviewer, Harvard University
Dr. Ewe Hong Tat – Educational Counselor, MIT
Joyce Tagal – Interviewer, Yale University
Wan Nadiah – Interviewer, Harvard University
Topics being covered include what to expect from the US higher education system, how to make your application essays stand out, how are interviewers being conducted, obtain that seemingly elusive financial aid and explanation on what are SATs, among many other topics.
So don't wait any longer, sign up here! https://spreadsheets3.google.com/viewform?formkey=dGkxXzVCMldvUU9NTjVFaEFvaWl3YVE6MQ
There are also workshops for parents, teachers and student counselors as well. Check out the poster for more information.
*More featured guest speakers will be updated in the near future as they confirm their attendance.