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

Profile Building Fair
July 30-31, 4 PM - 9 PM IST | Online

With the cancellations of high school exams & standardized tests, building a strong and holistic profile has become a crucial part in the admissions process. We are hosting an online Profile Building Fair on July 30-31 for Grade 9-12 students & educators. In this event you will learn how to create a highly competitive profile for college admissions. 

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Opening Session & Resources by Next Genius

Join this session with Neeraj Mandhana & Devesh Lathi from Next Genius to gain insights into the sessions of Profile Building Fair and how to make the most of this event. Also learn about opportunities & resources for your college admissions journey: like Ask Us Anything, our YouTube Channel and Next Genius Scholarship Program.

July 30, 4:00 PM
Research Programs

Join the session with Dhruva Bhat on Lumiere Research Scholar Program to understand the various research programs how it would help you to create an impact, gain expertise in a topic and stand out in the admission procedures. Work alongside researchers from Oxford, Harvard and other top universities

July 30, 4:30 PM
Leadership Programs 1

Learn about leadership programs conducted conducted by Stanford, Yale, Harvard and other top colleges with Bejoy Suri from Learn With Leaders

July 30, 5:00 PM
Language Learning Programs

Learn new languages with Kareena Aswani from Acing Languages. Their standard program is for anyone who wants to learn one of the six languages (Spanish · French · German · Italian · Japanese · Chinese) and the immersion program enables you to virtually travel to a country, learn the language and much more!

July 30, 5:30 PM
Leadership Programs 2

Learn about leadership programs conducted conducted by Stanford, Yale, Harvard and other top colleges with Rishi Jalan from The Big Red Group

July 30, 6:00 PM
Internships for Grade 8-12 Students

Learn about virtual internships which are certified by leading companies in the industry. Listen to Shirsha Guha from Saint James School of Medicine as she shares about self-paced internships providing real world experiences & live masterclasses.

July 30, 6:30 PM
Law Admissions in India

Interested in studying Law? Wondering to learn about the colleges, admission process and admission tests? Learn about all this with Tanya Bajaj from Law School Admission Council.

July 30, 7:00 PM
College Credit Courses

Gaining college credits in high school helps you demonstrate college readiness and adds great value to your profile. Join Reginald Onyido from Juniata College to learn about the college credit courses and how to ease your transition into the college learning environment.

July 30, 7:30 PM
Art Programs

Interested in arts? Want to learn about different art forms and styles. Learn about the importance of Art in the overall growth of a students. Listen to Niki Hingad from Niki Hingad Arts Foundation as she shares about their arts programs and nature camps.

July 30, 8:00 PM
Student's Profile Building Experience

Listen to Shivi Khanna from NYU share her experiences on how she got into NYU and how she built her profile during high school, the challenges she faced and advice for students who are looking into getting into the most selective colleges of the world.

July 30, 8:30 PM
Importance of Testing

Confused about Test optional/test flexible and test blind policy? Planning to take the SAT? Learn about the importance of standardized testing for your college application. Listen to the advice of India's top SAT Prep Guru - Abhinav Garg from SATnPaper.

July 31, 4:00 PM
Building Your Design/Art/Music Portfolio

Want to get into an art school or wish to create your Portfolio for an art or design program? Listen to Himangi Kanoi from Profolio to clarify all your questions about building a portfolio for college applications.

July 31, 4:30 PM
Building Your Resume

You are more than a test score or a college application. Your life story cannot possibly be captured in a 650-word essay or a two-page resume. Making a resume is an Art. In this session with Pankhuri Chakravarti learn how to build your resume and about the necessary elements to be included when making a resume for your college application.

July 31, 5:00 PM
Data Science & Visualization Program

Interested in Data Science? Listen to Shanay Wadhwani to learn about Data Science and Visualization Program hosted by Data ART. It is a 6 week long certification course aimed at equipping young leaders with skills in data science & machine learning through projects.

July 31, 5:30 PM
Demonstrating English Proficiency

Demonstrating English proficiency is an integral part of your college application. Join John Nesbitt to learn about Duolingo English Test (DET). DET is accepted by over 3000 institutions across the world & is also the most convenient, fastest, & most affordable English Proficiency Test out there.

July 31, 6:00 PM
Film and Drama Admissions

Listen to Chris Andersson, who was the Director of Admissions for the Drama department at NYU Tisch School of the Arts for twelve years. He is now an independent educational consultant who advises students who want to pursue an education in theatre, film or dramatic writing.

July 31, 6:30 PM
Preparing for Interviews

In this session with Katherine Mehta and Kavitta Bedi from Xtraview, learn how to prepare for your interviews and how to showcase your poise, communication skills and potential by demonstrating to admission officers glimpses of your true personality. This session would help you to showcase who you really are, in your own words.

July 31, 7:00 PM
Social Volunteering Programs

Listen to Mandeep Kaur from Tribes for Good to learn about community service and volunteering programs. Community service programs are useful for students applying for science, business, liberal arts, economics and make an on-ground impact. By addressing real issues facing real organizations, students create real continuous change in their communities.

July 31, 7:30 PM
Closing Session - Counselors & Admissions Views

Listen to the views of Admission Officers from some of the most selective colleges in the US and UK as they share feedback on some sample student profiles and also share insights on some of the most common mistakes students make while building their profiles.

July 31, 8:00 PM

Research Symposium
August 6, 6 PM - 8 PM IST | Online

Next Genius Webinars is hosting an online Research Symposium on August 6 in collaboration with Lumiere Education. Get ready to create your own research proposal and to meet researchers from: Computer Science, Data Science, Physics/Astrophysics, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Economics, Environment & Sustainability, Engineering, Pre-Medicine and Marketing. These researchers, who are professors at colleges in the US or PhD researchers at Harvard, Oxford or other top institutions, will share their research journey and will share about their research topic, research methodology and more. This is an ideal event for Grade 9-12 students.

Day & Date

Listen to Dhruva Bhat from Lumiere Research Scholar Program and Devesh Lathi from The Next Genius Foundation introduce the Research Symposium.

6:00 PM
Importance of Research

Learn about the importance of research in solving real world problems and building your profile.

6:10 PM
Workshop on Creating a Research Proposal

Learn how you can create your own research proposal and all the points to be included to design a thorough research proposal.

6:30 PM
Topic Specific Breakout Rooms - Professors

Join a Zoom Breakout Room of your interest with researchers from CS/Data Science, Physics/Astrophysics, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Economics, Environment & Sustainability, Engineering, Pre-Medicine & Marketing. Listen to the importance of research in solving real world problems, research methods, and research findings.

7:15 PM
Closing - Next Steps - & Resources

Gain access to useful research resources in the closing session.

8:00 PM
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Study Medicine Abroad
August 20-21, 4 PM - 9 PM IST | Online

Join us for the Study Medicine Abroad fair. Curated in collaboration with The Medic Portal, a leading resource for aspiring medics, specializing in UCAT, BMAT and Medicine Interview preparation, this event is ideal for students planning to pursue their career in Medicine or related fields. Hosted on August 20-21, in this event you will learn about: studying medicine abroad (UK, Australia, New Zealand etc.), medical school application process in UK, how to prepare for UCAT & BMAT, and medical interviews. You will also listen to some of the best medical schools in the world like:

The University of Buckingham Medical School, UK,

University of Central Lancashire's Medical School, UK,

Brunel Medical School, UK,

Juniata College, US,

Swansea University, UK,

University of Pecs Medical School, Hungary 


Ideal for students from Grade 9 - 12 and educators.

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That’s the thought we’re trying to convert to reality.


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.

Ask Us Anything..

Here is an opportunity for you, the students out there, to get your career and college admissions related queries cleared. Ask us anything. While posting your question, be specific and provide relevant details. As you ask questions, we'll share it with expert career counselors. These experts will create videos, responding to your questions. They will help you clarify your queries. Checkout some past sample questions on our Instagram Account. Post your questions below. Go ahead, ask now!



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