Tenth Annual US Education Fair Schedule of Events at Saturday, September 27, 2003.
All lectures will be held in Sokolniki/Ostankino/Izmailovo Halls located near the main exhibition hall.
12:15 - 13:30
If You Want to Study in the United States
Gary Wishniewsky, MBA program coordinator, California State University, Hayward, and Natalia Kamenkova, educational advisor from Minsk, Belarus, will discuss the US system of education and give advice on choosing a university.
14:10 - 15:00
How to Write a Statement of Purpose
Hamilton Beck, Ph.D. in German literature, Cornell University, EFL teacher will offer tips on how to write an effective aplication essay.
15:10 - 15:40
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.
15:50 - 17:00
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, and the Institute of International Education will discuss their respective fellowship and scholarship programs for Eurasian graduate students, scholars and specialists and describe the program requirements.
17:10 - 18:10
MBA Programs in US Universities
Vladimir Blinov, alumnus of the John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles and now working as a senior associate in Investment Banking at Renaissance Capital, will discuss the process of applying to an MBA program and studying in the United States.
18:00 - 18:20
Lottery Drawing (in the main exhibition hall)
Winners will be selected for prizes provided by colleges, universities and other education-related organizations!!!