Registration is not required, but recommended at https://goo.gl/FR3w3K
How Liberal Arts Colleges Review Your Application Dossier
Tuesday, September 4, 3:00 – 4:30pm
Speakers: Davidson College; Barnard College; Denison College; Franklin and Marshall College
Join admission officers from U.S. selective liberal arts colleges, Barnard, Davidson, Denison and Franklin & Marshall for an informative session on application and committee review. How will your application be reviewed? How many admissions officers (AOs) will read your application? What can be an area of concern for AOs? Is financial need a factor? How do we define fit? Learn more about these four schools and receive application tips from the AOs who will read your application.
Writing a Winning Essay about Yourself
Thursday, September 13, 3:00 – 4:30pm
Speaker: Nicole More, Associate Director of International Admissions, Washington and Lee University
Ms. More, Associate Director of International Admissions at Washington and Lee University, will be speaking on the admission process at high selective US universities. The topic of discussion will revolve around the essay, the meaning, the use, and best strategies. Ms. More has over 11 years of experience in US Higher Education at a number of various institutions and is happy to answer questions in general.
How to Find Your “Right Fit” School?
Friday, September 21, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Speaker: Ms. Noel Porter, International Programs & Admissions Coordinator, Southern Oregon University
The “college application season” has finally started. Have you got your school lists of where you are applying to? Do you still wonder how to determine which institution would be a good fit for you? Come and join Ms. Noel Porter to learn about how to select your list of schools, what factors should be taken into consideration, and the differences between the types of institutions in the United States. Ms. Porter will also be available to answer any questions that you might have.
How to Start your U.S. Studies Journey?
Wednesday, September 26, 3:00 – 4:30pm
Speaker: Tracy How, Director, International Admission, Augsburg University; Darren Drabek, Director of International Admissions, Lake Forest College; Andrea Buchanan, Coordinator of International Student Admissions, Gettysburg College.
What are liberal arts institutions? What funding resources are available for international students to study in the US? How do students apply? Does a student’s financial situation affect the admission decision? Come join admission officers from Augsburg University (Minneapolis, MN), Gettysburg College (Gettysburg, PA), and Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, IL) as they answer these questions and to learn more about the college process in the United States.
Studying and Working in the U.S.
Friday, September 28, 3:00 – 4:30pm
Speaker: Brendan P. Reedy, Associate Director of International Recruitment, The University of Scranton
The United States is home to many world-renowned companies with various opportunities available to students at U.S. institutions. Have you ever dreamed about an internship or co-operation program at one of those tops organizations? Do you know which steps you need to take to achieve that dream? Come and join Brendan Reedy from the University of Scranton as he talks about studying in the U.S. and the opportunities in working for different companies as a student and after graduation. Don’t forget to prepare a list of questions to ask during the session.
October 11, 2018, 1:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Hanoi Deawoo Hotel, 360 Kim Mã Street
Register at https://tinyurl.com/yd8mlaan
Vietnam is the sixth leading country of origin for all international students in the United States. Business and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) majors are the preferred choice among Vietnamese students. To help students and parents learn more about these fields of study, and interact with American universities and colleges that offer these majors, the U.S. Embassy will host a Business and STEM fair in Hanoi on October 11th in Hanoi.
Come and meet representatives of more than 40 U.S. universities and colleges that offer accredited and strong programs in Business and STEM to learn more about their degree programs, career perspectives, opportunities for scholarships and financial assistance. Our Consular and Public Affairs Officers will also provide you with official information about non-immigrant visa, and U.S. government scholarship programs for Vietnamese students, scholars and professionals. More information about universities and colleges at the fair can be found here.