Forum on U.S. Higher Education, 18 May 2016, Yerevan

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FORUM ON U.S. HIGHER EDUCATION

MAY 18, 2016 from 12:00-18:00

Best Western Congress Hotel (Italy 1 street)

Yerevan, ARMENIA

On May 18, EducationUSA Armenia, in partnership with American Councils Armenia, the U.S. Embassy Yerevan and the U.S. Alumni Association of Armenia, will host Yale Alumni Schools Ambassadors for a Forum on U.S. Higher Education. Representatives from the Yale alumni network will share insights on liberal arts education, application processes and campus life. Following plenary sessions, participants are invited to talk with over 30 U.S. alumni about their experiences and career paths.

Students, parents, high school administrators, college counselors, and others interested in U.S. higher education are invited to register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EdUSAForumArmenia2016 by May 15, 18:00. Confirmed participants will receive a ticket to the Forum

One of hundreds of advising centers around the world supported by the U.S. Department of State, EducationUSA Armenia provides students with accurate, comprehensive, and current information about how to apply to U.S. colleges and universities.  All services, including lending library of test prep and others books,  consultations, lectures, workshops, sample testing, and advising, are offered free of charge

AGENDA

12:00-12:15 Opening Remarks (U.S. Embassy, TBD)

12:15-12:30 Why is it important to study in the U.S. (U.S. Embassy, TBD)

12:30-12:50 The Liberal Arts Education and Opportunities for Education in the U.S. (Barbara Wagner)

 

12:50-13:00 Break

13:00-13:25 Applying for American Colleges: Types of Colleges and Requirements for International Students (Judith Jaslow)

13:25-13:50 How Do You Market Yourself to an Admissions Officer? How Much Should you Sell yourself? (Heather Day-Richter)

 

13:50-14:00 Break

14:00-14:25 What Courses to Take: Getting Counseling and Advice

(Mark Fullford)

14:25-14:50 Choosing a Major (Carl Propes)

 

14:50-15:00 Break

15:00-15:25 Undergraduate Life: Eating, Sleeping, Studying and Making Friends (Katherine Fullford)

15:25-15:50 Extracurricular Activities: What, Why, When, How? (Jonathan Dean)

 

15:50-16:00 Break

16:00-16:20 Graduate and Professional Programs (Cynthia Cwik)

16:20-16:40 How Can You Use a Graduate or Professional Degree to Expand Your Potential (JoanRuth Baumann)

17:00-18:00 EducationUSA Alumni Fair

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