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FSYF Annual College Workshop for Parents and Teens (Grades 9 - 12)

  • Saturday, October 15, 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
  • Oakwood Falls Church - State Room
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FSYF Annual College Workshop for Parents and Teens (Grades 9 - 12)

Date:        Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time:       10 am - 2 pm
Location:  Oakwood Falls Church: State 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

Description:   
The annual workshop is for parents and teens in grades 9 - 12. This workshop addresses the essay writing process, issues that arise from experiencing an international childhood,and  how students can incorporate their overseas experiences as they prepare for the college search & application process.  This is a rare opportunity to speak with Becky Grappo and have your questions answered 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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