Preparation for Ivies, Ivy Standards and Top LACs Application

Preparation for Ivies, Ivy Standards and Top LACs Application

Proposed Length: 3 Days
Venue: TBA
Fee: RM 25 (3 Days of Training, payable on registration at Day 1)
Contact: usapps2009[at]gmail[dot]com
Date:- 1st and 2nd August 2009 (2 Days Training)
Date:- 15th August 2009 (CV/Essay Review, Q&A)

Day 1 (1st August):-
9am - Registration
10am - Intro
11am - Common Pre-U Programs
1pm - Lunch (Eat on your own)
2pm - Liberal Arts Colleges
2:30pm - Applications (ED vs RD, SATs, TOEFL, application fee waiver, funds for sitting SATs and TOEFL)
3:30pm - Applications (Common App, School reports, Teacher's evaluations)
4:30pm - SAT workshop (SAT Reasoning Test, SAT Subject Tests)
6pm - End

Day 2 (2nd August):-
10am - Applications (Interview) - Panel of Interviewers
11:30am - Perspectives from Admission Office (Kevin Sim, Resident Counselor, Raffles Junior College, Singapore)
1pm - Lunch (Eat on your own)
2pm - Essays/CV (Guides on how to write essays/CV)
5pm - Characters the university look for
5:30pm - Financial Aid
6pm - End

Day 3 (15th Aug):-
10am - CV/Resume/Essays Reviews
1pm - Lunch (Eat on your own)
2pm - Interviews Workshop
3pm - Q&As with Current Students/alumni
4:30pm - Current Students/Alumni mingling with participants
6pm - End

* The schedule above is tentative.
* The RM25 charge is for 3 days (Even if you attend 1 day, it is RM25. We want to encourage everyone to attend all 3 Days).

Do help us promote this workshop to your friends and family members!!

Registration is at 9am on 1st August 2009 at Lecture Theatre 2, Taylor's University College Main Campus Subang Jaya. Your reserved place is only kept until 9:30am, after which, we will open the gate for those on waiting list.

The direction is:-
Enter the main gate of Taylor's University College Main Campus in Subang Jaya (the one opposite Asia Cafe)
Take the first flight of stairs on the right hand side to 2nd Floor
Lecture Theatre 2 is the 2nd theatre on the right.

Confirmed List of Facilitators (In alphabetical order):-
Amelia Lee - Bryn Mawr ' 13
Anand Pillai - Northwestern '04
Andrew Loh - Swarthmore '10
Charis Loke - Brown '13
Chen Chow - Cornell '05
Chern Han - Princeton '11
Dominic Lucien Luk - Brandeis '10
Emily Chan - Colby '11
Evelyn - Scripps '13
Gabrielle Chong Yong Wei - Wellesley '13
Hew Mun - Sloan/Harvard '12
Hui Juin - UPenn ' 13
Jayson Poon - Berkeley '13
Jie Min - Berkeley '13
John Lee - Dartmouth '11
Katherine - JHU '13
Khye Theng - UPenn '13
Kok Yew - Duke '09
Lali - Mount Holyoke '13
Nathaniel Tan - Harvard '03
Nellie Tan - Berkeley '13
Ngai Jin Tik - Stanford '12
Philip Loh - Olin '13
Su Ann - Columbia '12
Sue Lynn - Columbia '13
Suet Li - Mount Holyoke '11
Sui Ying - Brown '13
Tara Thean Mei Feng - Princeton ' 13
Teng Hui Li - Harvard '13
Vin Nie - Stanford '13
Yihui - MIT '13
Yin Wei - Harvard '13

Guest Facilitator:-
Kevin Sim - Resident Counselor, Raffles Junior College, Singapore

Panel of Interviewers:-
Adrian Ow - Harvard
Christine Lim - UPenn
Dr. Ewe Hong Tat - MIT

So, with that a total of 21 universities are represented, with all 8 Ivy Leagues represented for the first time in Malaysia (Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Cornell, Columbia, UPenn, Dartmouth, Brown), Swarthmore, Brandeis, Colby, Scripps, Wellesley, Berkeley, Johns Hopkins, Duke, Stanford, Mount Holyoke, MIT, Bryn Mawr and Olin College.

* This list will be updated as more facilitators confirmed their availability.
* All these facilitators will be there for at least 1 day, and most of them will be there for either 2 or 3 days.

1 comments :: Preparation for Ivies, Ivy Standards and Top LACs Application

  1. Will it be possible to attend just the 3rd day?

    cheers

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