1. This year, VASAC’14 in Hanoi will not only provide basic information of application process but also help students answer questions: “Why study in US?“How will the US undergraduate education affects your life?” With this goal, VASAC’14 in Hanoi helps students understand the opportunities, pros and cons which US undergraduate education has to offer; thus orienting their choices to study in US.
2. Rotational Rooms’ Contents
This year conference’s three rotational room will be: Essay Room, Experience Sharing Room and College Life Room.
2.1 College Life Room: This is the first time to open the College Life Room.
2.2 Essay Room
2.3 Experience Sharing Room
3. Post College Life
This year conference will help widen students’ and parents’ views about choices after college; thus help to link how college life will affect your life later on. This room is conducted in a panel with panelists who has successfully graduated from US colleges and has a lot of experience about career paths. Panelists’ experience and background are diverse so it will bring students and parents broader views about choices after college.
4. Afternoon Workshop
Beside High School/Gap year/Community College Info Session, this year Conference will open 2 workshops on Extracurricular Activities and Personal Statement Review. In the Personal Statement Review Workshop, participants will personally receive feedback on their essays from the guest speakers.
1. Workshop for parents
2. Study Abroad? (Pentagon)
4. Essay Analysis: Smaller mentor-mentee ratio.
5. Group division
In order to facilitate stronger bond between participants and smooth out the room rotation process, we split 225 participants into groups of 15 (15 groups), guided by a leader, who is studying in the US or got accepted into college.
6. VA Confession