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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 
Speaker:  

Rebecca Grappo, International Educational Consultant, Veteran of Foreign Service Life and founder of RNG International. 

 
Find out more about Becky at www.rnginternational.com 


Description:   


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!

 

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

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