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College App Summer 2011  

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Maplewood US College Application Workshop - for rising seniors

Summer 2011 - Gain a Head Start!

Workshop Schedule

Day 1

Complete self-evaluation survey; think through interests and preferences.
Identify suitable list of colleges and universities; evaluate chances of admission.

Narrow down list of “reach”, “match” and “safety” schools.
How will admission committees evaluate you as an applicant?

Design “application strategy” for each student.
Early Action, Early Decision or regular decision?

Overview of Common Application: what to look out for; start to fill in Common Application.

Check for errors, omissions and inconsistencies; explain personal, special circumstances.

Homework:  research list of schools identified.


Day 2

Review list of schools identified in Day 1, brainstorm and modify if necessary.
Complete Common Application.

Get to know yourself better: what’s special about you.
Draft your personal Activities, Services, and Awards Profile (ASAP).

Brainstorm and identify “what to highlight” in your personal profile.

Review and re-write “ASAP” personal profile.

Homework:  preview application essay topics for Day 3.


Day 3

Choose appropriate topic(s) for essays and personal statements.

Conceptualize, draft and revise your essays and personal statements.
We don’t write your essays, but will review and comment on content, structure, style, vocabulary and grammar.

Aim to make multiple drafts until your essays and statements are in optimal shape
Finish at least one long and one short essay.

Learn interview techniques and participate in interview practice.

Homework:  review essays and personal statements; make them better.


Day 4

Continue to work on essays and personal statements.
Write essays on other topics; choose the best essay.
Answer short questions on applications.  

Learn test prep techniques.
Practice SAT and sample tests.

We offer support, guidance and advice on specific needs unique to each student.
Each student will receive a detailed, customized report on application strategy that increases his or her chance of university acceptance.



Choose one of two sessions this summer:

Session 1: July 25-28, 2011 (Monday-Thursday)
Session 2: August 1-4, 2011
(9am to noon and 1-6pm every day)

Sign up today to reserve your spot! Space is strictly limited, first come first served.**

For more info, call us at: +852 2107 4108 or send email: info@maplewood-edu.com.

Specially designed for high school seniors, F6 and Year 13 students who will be applying to US colleges and universities in fall 2011.

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