Duolingo English Test

Demonstrating English Proficiency is an integral part of the college application for all international students applying to colleges in the US or other countries. Learn about Duolingo English Test, the most convenient, fastest, and most affordable English Proficiency Test out there. Join us on April 3 for the sessions with John Nesbitt from Duolingo as he shared about the Duolingo English Test (or DET as it is popularly known). 

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Inspiring Webinars On Career Guidance & College Admissions

Essay Workshop 

Yes, the rumors are true, an awesome essay can get you in! But wait, what exactly makes an essay "awesome"? Join us for our Essay Workshop on June 4 & 5 to hear it straight from the horse's mouth. Listen to the admission officers from some of the top colleges to understand what they are looking for in your essay. In this eleven-session workshop you will hear to admission representative from US and UK and high-school counselors as they share the recipe to writing exceptional essays that will get you in. If you are a grade 12 student applying to college this year, this is an ideal workshop for you as you begin your college application journey. For grade 11 students, it's a great chance to gain a head-start. 

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Writing College Essays - Student Panel

The first session would encompass the experiences of two international students, Dhruva Bhat, Harvard Alumni and Karan Ramrakhani, USC student. They would like to share their secret recipes of writing essays, the challenges they faced in writing essays and how they got into their dream colleges.

June 4, 3:00 PM
CommonApp Main Essay

Writing essays for your college applications and for the Common App is going to be easier than you can guess. Nicole Buenzli from Union College is joining us to help the students write essays for CommonApp with her tips and tricks.

June 4, 4:00 PM
CommonApp Additional Essays, Covid Essay, School Change Essay

This session by Isthier Chaudhury from Trinity College and Paul Burgess from Tulane University would help you explore essays written when submitting college applications for the Common App, Essays on COVID-19 and essays on change of your school or college.

June 4, 5:00 PM
UK Personal Statement

This session by Amarjeet S Mutneja from University of Warwick and Sara Roberts from Imperial College, London would encompass the details on how to write a personal statement that supports your application to study at the university or college in the UK. It's a chance for you to articulate why you'd like to study a particular course or subject, and what skills and experience you possess that show your passion for your chosen field.

June 4, 6:00 PM
The Why NYU Essay?

Alex Polk from the New York University is going to help you in identifying why you are going to be a perfect fit to join NYU and how to craft essays and crack the admission procedures by just answering the straight-forward question "Why NYU?"

June 4, 7:00 PM
Artistic Personal Statement

This session by Scot McClamma from Pepperdine University would help you get acquainted on how to write a statement on your artistic capabilities.

June 4, 8:00 PM
The Why Us Essay?

Join Adrienne Ramsey from Babson College and listen to her in identifying and crafting essays on why you would like to apply for a particular college or a particular university.

June 5, 4:00 PM
Why that Major Essay?

This session by Mandi Haines from Muhlenberg College would enable you to craft an essay on why you would like to opt for your Majors in a specific subject area or field of study.

June 5, 5:00 PM
Creative Essay Prompts

Creative or quirky essay topics could range from learning from your favorite auto-biography, challenging a belief, solving a problem, personal growth, to what captivates you?. Alexander Trumbull from Beloit College is here to guide you on how to become creative when you come across such topics.

June 5, 6:00 PM
UC Personal Insights Questions

This session by Sudarshana Shukla from Cathedral & John Connon School, Rachna Grewal, Independent Counselor at Its on Point, Shivangi Panchal from Ahmedabad International School and Teji Varghese from Jamnabai Narsee School would help you to approach and deep dive into the 8 UC Personal Insights Questions. Just take some time to yourself and think, what would you say is your greatest talent or skill?

June 5, 7:00 PM
Classic Essay Mistakes

There are some common errors and mistakes we all make when drafting an essay. Want to know which are these common mistakes and wish to correct them using some easy tricks? Join the session by Tamara Lapman from UMiami and Kristin Crosby from Ohio Wesleyan University to know more.

June 5, 8:00 PM



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Next Genius Webinars aims to further the dialog in career guidance and college admissions in an open and equitable manner for high school students, families and educators. We hope to facilitate conversations, share counseling tools and provide a platform for free exchange of exciting ideas.

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