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FSYF Annual College Workshop

  • Saturday, October 04, 2014
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Oakwood Falls Church, Capitol Room
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FSYF Annual College Workshop

Date:        Saturday October 4, 2014
Time:       10 am - 3 pm
Location:  Oakwood Falls Church, Capitol Room
Address:   501 Roosevelt Blvd, Falls Church VA, 22044
 
Fee:          (fee includes lunch;pricing is per-person)
 
    FSYF Members:  $15 per person
                Non-Members:  $30 per person
 
Speakers:  
Rebecca Grappo, International Educational Consultant, Veteran of Foreign Service Life and founder of RNG International. 
Find out more about Becky at www.rnginternational.com

Josh Stephens, Director of International Development, graduate of Princeton University, and Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. 
Find out more about Josh at www.arborbridge.com  

Description:   
This year we are excited to present two outstanding guest speakers that are experts in the test taking (SAT & ACT) and college application process. 

The annual workshop addresses the essay writing process, issues that arise from experiencing an international childhood and is appropriate for parents and teens who need to take into consideration their overseas experiences as they prepare for the college search & application process.  This is a rare opportunity to speak with Becky Grappo and Josh Stephens in person!

 

Topics to include:

How to incorporate Foreign Service experiences into an effective essay; what are admissions officers looking for; how important is the essay?  Can a student use an essay for multiple applications? 


Interrupted curriculum & extra-curriculars, teacher recommendations, essay topics, IB vs AP, planning college visits from overseas, testing, when to apply early decision, state residency, planning a gap year, and more....Come with Questions and Leave with Answers!

 

This event is very popular and will fill quickly.  Register Soon!


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