Ninth Annual US Education Fair Schedule of Events at Saturday, September 28
All lectures will be held in Sokolniki/Ostankino/Izmailovo Halls located near the main exhibition hall.
12:15 p.m. - 13:15 p.m.
How to Choose an American University
Gary Wishniewsky, MBA Program Coordinator, California State University, Hayward will discuss the US system of education and give advice on choosing a university.
13:35 p.m. - 14:30 p.m.
Overview of Entrance Exams
Natalia Chizhikova, ACTR Testing Program Coordinator, will discuss the various tests required for admission to US universities.
14:45 p.m. - 15:15 p.m.
US Government-Sponsored Educational Programs for High School and Undergraduate Students
Representatives from American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS and IREX (the International Research & Exchanges Board) , will describe US government-sponsored high school and university exchange programs and discuss the application process.
15:30 p.m. - 16:45 p.m.
US Government-Sponsored Educational Programs for Graduate Students, Scholars and Specialists
Representatives from American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS, Fulbright, IREX (the International Research & Exchanges Board), Kennan, Soros and Project Harmony will discuss their respective fellowship and scholarship programs for NIS graduate students, scholars and specialists and describe the program requirements.
17:00 p.m. - 18:00 p.m.
MBA Programs in US Universities
Igor Bolshakov, alumnus of Wharton Business School, and now working as Vice President for Investment Banking at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in Moscow, will discuss the process of applying to an MBA program and studying in the US.
18:00 p.m. - 18:20 p.m.
LOTTERY DRAWING (in the main exhibition hall)
Winners will be selected for prizes provided by colleges, universities and other education-related organizations!!!