Upcoming Events at The American Center in Saigon (July 15 – July 18)

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Mời các bạn ghi lại lịch chương trình tuần này. Câu lạc bộ đọc sách ngày mai, thứ ba 15/7, lúc 5g chiều sẽ là chương trình cuối cùng do cô Jaclyn hướng dẫn. Hãy đến tham gia và liên hoan chia tay Jaclyn nhé. Hẹn gặp các bạn tại AC!.

Book Club Activities
Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jaclyn Luo, Consulate Officer
Come join Jaclyn in discussing “Rikki Tikki Tavi” by Rudyard Kipling http://americanliterature.com/author/rudyard-kipling/short-story/rikki-tikki-tavi

Native Americans
Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 2:00 PM
Speaker: Joe Freeman, Consulate Officer
One of the most familiar symbols of the United States are Native Americans. However, they are often seen in stereotypes or as part of history. There are nearly 600 tribes in the US, with a wide variety of religion, culture, language and traditions. Come find out what real Native Americans are like, and how they live in the 21st century.

American Road Trip
Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jeffrey Itell, Guest Speaker
Join Jeffrey Itell for a mystery American Road Trip. See America like you’ve never seen it before. Figure out where we are and win a prize!

How To Be Successful Studying at a Community College in the U.S.
Thursday, July 17, 2014, 2:00 PM
Many international students who do well academically in home country struggle in U.S. schools due to cultural differences and lack of understanding of the American learning environment. Christina Nguyen, an Associate Director from Bellevue College will be giving a presentation on how to succeed in U.S. community colleges. She will give an overview on the important things to consider in order to choose the right school, how to achieve academic success at a community college and prepare for university transfer. She will use real life examples to highlight how you can overcome the many challenges outside the classroom.

Activities in English
Thursday, July 17, 2014, 5:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Helmkamp, Consulate Officer
Come practice English with Consulate Officer Chris Helmkamp.

Scholarships and Financial Aid – Tips on Getting Scholarships from Highly Selective Colleges
Friday, July 18, 2014, 2:00 PM
Finding financial assistance for study in the U.S. is a daunting task. This information session, featuring four Vietnamese students who just successfully secured high-value scholarships to competitive colleges and universities in the United States for the academic year 2014-2015, will discuss the tools and tips to success in getting the scholarship of your dreams.

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