Eleventh Annual US Education Fair Schedule of Events at Saturday, October 2, 2004.
All lectures will be held in Sergiev Posad Hall located on the 3rd floor.
12:00 - 13:00
Computer-Based Testing (CBT)
Natalia Chizhikova, American Center for Education and Testing Program Coordinator, will discuss issues related to examinations for admission to US universities.
13:10 - 13:50
US Government-Sponsored Educational Programs for High School, Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Scholars and Specialists
Representatives from American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS, Fulbright, IREX (the International Research & Exchanges Board), Kennan Institute, 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.
14:00 - 15:00
If You Want to Study in the US
Carol Sorrenti, Moscow EAC Director, will discuss the US system of education and give advice on choosing a university.
15:10 - 16:00
How to Write a Statement of Purpose
Hamilton Beck, Ph.D. in German Literature, Cornell University and EFL instructor, will offer tips on how to write an effective application essay.
16:00 - 16:50
Financing Your US Education
Allison Hawley, Regional Educational Advising Coordinator, Eurasia region, will cover the issues of finding financial aid for US studies.
17:00 - 18:00
MBA Programs in US Universities
Vladimir Blinov, Alumnus of John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles and currently 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.
17:50 - 18:10
If you are registered for the Fair, please come and win one of the prizes from a US school!