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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
  • 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
Rebecca Grappo, International Educational Consultant, Veteran of Foreign Service Life and founder of RNG International. 
Find out more about Becky at

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!

 Foreign Service Youth Foundation (FSYF)

PO Box 50663   Arlington, VA   22205


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