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US Applications Training and Masterclass

UES is hosting a US Teacher Training Day on Monday September 18th 2017, comprising two exciting events.
  • 10am-3pm: A Guide to the US Application Process for Schools (Advisor level: beginner to intermediate)
  • 3.30-6.30pm: US College Applications Masterclass (Advisor level: intermediate to advanced)
  • 6.30-9pm: Complimentary drinks reception for all attendees
These events are aimed at Overseas University Advisors, Heads of Careers, Heads of Sixth Form, and any other teachers who are involved in US college applications at their school. The events will be held in Marylebone, central London.

Advisors can book one or both events, and all attendees are welcome at our complimentary drinks reception in the evening.

10am-3pm: A Guide to the US Application Process for Schools
Jason Smith, founder of UES, will take you through our comprehensive guide to US Applications. The day is designed to help you plan the provision in your school and understand all of the aspects of US Applications in depth, including:
  • Promoting US applications within the school
  • Guiding students on college choice
  • Financial aid and scholarships
  • The Common Application and other university portals
  • Standardised testing
  • Essays and interviews
  • Letters of recommendation
  • School reports and transcripts
  • Early Applications, waitlisting and decisions
Teachers will be given a resource pack that includes our advisor guide and sample transcripts.

Cost per delegate (including catered lunch and drinks reception): £195 + VAT (20% discount for subsequent places)
Suitable advisor level: beginner to intermediate

3.30pm-6.30pm: US Applications Masterclass with David Hawkins of Hawkins Global Education
David Hawkins is one of the best known US applications advisors in Europe. He spent four years as Head of US Applications and Head of Careers at Taunton School and then two years as Head of College and Careers Counselling at the International School of Brussels, before setting up Hawkins Global Education. This masterclass is aimed at advisors who have some experience of managing US applications at their school. The evening session will include:
  • Raising the profile of US applications provision to students, parents, and staff
  • Building the case for US applications provision within the school
  • Effective data management and resource-building
  • Motivating, guiding, and managing students
  • Managing teachers and their obligations
  • Improving letters of recommendation
  • Delivering successful HE events
  • Complex case studies
Cost per delegate (including evening drinks reception): £99 + VAT (20% discount for subsequent places)
Suitable advisor level: intermediate to advanced

If you wish to attend both events, the combined cost is just £249 + VAT (15% discount). If your school wishes to send more than one delegate, there is a 20% discount on subsequent places.

To register for either event please click here:

If you’d like any more information about upcoming events, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
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