Advisor Training - Sutton Trust
Friday, September 28, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (BST)
Yes We Can - Discover America: University in the USA - A Beyond the Basics Conference
Organised by the US-UK Fulbright Commission, Wellington College & Uni in the USA
When? Friday, 28 September from 9:30 am - 4 pm (with lunch provided), just before our USA College Day university fair
Where? Kensington Town Hall, London (closest tube: High Street Kensington in Central London)
Cost? This conference is FREE to teachers supporting a Sutton Trust US Summer School participant. We request that the teacher/advisor supporting the applicant from the school attends.
Please note, the general conference fee is £100. Through generous grant support from EducationUSA we are able to offer your school a free place.
We hope this will provide the training you need to assisting your student(s) apply to the USA.
What will I learn? This is a hands-on US university conference, presented by experts on the application and admissions process.
9:30 am – 4 pm, Schools Conference
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm, USA College Day open to the public
Priority entry to USA College Day at 4:15 pm for conference attendees!
- Benefits of US higher education
- US Summer Schools - Sir Peter Lampl of the Sutton Trust
- Applying to American universities - A step-by-step guide
- Choosing a university & financial considerations - Helping your students look at the Ivies and beyond!
- From UCAS to US - The differences between the content and style of UCAS references and a US-style letter with good and bad examples of both
- Admissions tests: ACTs & SATs – Testing your way to the top of the admissions pool
- What makes a winning admissions essay?
- Other US Exchange opportunities
Priority Registration Deadline: 9 July
Questions? If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
When & Where
US-UK Fulbright Commission, Good Schools Guide, Wellington College and the Sutton Trust
The US-UK Fulbright Commission promotes cultural understanding through educational exchange between the US and the UK. We are pleased to partner with Wellington College and Uni in the USA in offering conferences and events to enable schools to better support their students wishing to study in the States.