Hanoi EducationUSA’s Public Events

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Registration is not required, but recommended at https://goo.gl/FR3w3K

How We Did It!

Thursday, July 12, 3:00 – 4:30pm
Speakers: Tu To (Troy University), Tung Nguyen (Dickinson College), Mai Nguyen (Minerva School at KGI), Hoai Anh Nguyen (Stanford University)

“How we did it” will give you insights into the application process to U.S. universities from a Vietnamese student’s point of view (and to help you avoid the unnecessary breakdowns and freak-outs). The session also covers topics as student life in the U.S., how to survive the “college freshman”, tips to succeed academically, how to engage in the community, and secrets to friendship and dating in the U.S.  The speakers will share experience and what they have learned when attending schools in the U.S. You will have a chance to ask questions to explore more about being an international student. Come and join EducationUSA in this super fun and interactive program!

Essay Writing Boot Camp Workshop 1 – Identify Who You Are

Thursday, July 19, 3:00 – 4:30pm
Speaker:
EducationUSA Adviser

You have perfected your SAT/ACT scores, you have completed the endless list of impressive extra-curricular activities, and you excel in class with skyrocketing GPA. Now what? The admission essay is often the most crucial yet overlooked part of your college application. How to tell your story? Should you impress admission officers with your impeccable honors and awards in your story? This is a must-joined program for high school students who are planning to apply to U.S. colleges and want to learn how to craft a compelling personal statement. This series includes five workshops with practices and exercises to help you identify who you are for your college application essay.

Dissecting the ACT Examination

Friday, July 20, 4:00 – 5:30pm
Speaker: Tran Viet Hung, Co-founder 7AStar Test Prep

While there are many things students have to consider when applying to U.S. colleges and universities, it is quite essential to understand how each component works in order to succeed. In this session, Mr. Tran Viet Hung will briefly dissect each part of the ACT exam and explain how the test is scored. The exam might be a source of stress, however, by knowing what the test is really about, you can structure your study and plan, and relieve some of the pressure you are likely to experience. Come join EducationUSA in this exciting event and power up your ACT score!

Essay Writing Boot Camp Workshop 2 – Your first draft

Thursday, July 26, 3:00 – 4:30pm
Speaker: EducationUSA Adviser

 You have perfected your SAT/ACT scores, you have completed the endless list of impressive extra-curricular activities, and you excel in class with skyrocketing GPA. Now what? The admission essay is often the most crucial yet overlooked part of your college application. How to tell your story? Should you impress admission officers with your impeccable honors and awards? This is a must-joined program for high school students who are planning to apply to U.S. colleges and want to learn how to craft a compelling personal statement. This series includes five workshops with practices and exercises to help you identify who you are for your college application essay.