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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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 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 www.rnginternational.com 


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 
When to apply early decision
State residency 
Planning a gap year, and more....
Come with Questions and Leave with Answers!


Event is very popular and will fill quickly – Register Now!

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