Upcoming Events at The American Center in Saigon (August 5 – August 8)

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Writing Tips and Techniques
Time: Tuesday, August 5, 10:00 a.m.
Speaker: Elma Hajric, Consulate Summer Intern
Come to the American Center to get tips on writing a strong paper! By the end of the presentation, students will gain new skills in writing an exciting thesis, supporting paragraphs, and conclusions to produce a variety of impressive essays. This lecture comes just in time to get last-minute pointers for AC’s “Discover America” Essay Competition! See rules and submit your writing here: http://goo.gl/Mhkw90.

Writing a Statement of Purpose for Admission to Graduate School in the United States
Time: Tuesday, August 5, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Come join us in a unique session entitled “Writing a Statement of Purpose for Admission to Graduate School in the United States” where you can meet Dr. J. Scott Angle, University of Georgia, Dr. Gisele Therese Muller-Parker, U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), and Dr. Keith Alan Teague, Oklahoma State University. These professors will share their advice, insights, and guidance on how to prepare a statement of purpose that meets the requirements and attracts the special attention of the U.S. graduate admission committee.

Book Club Activities
Time: Tuesday, August 5, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Speaker: Pilar Quigua, Consulate Officer
Come discuss “The Man from the South” by Roald Dahl with Ms. Pilar Quigua. Read here: http://www.classicshorts.com/stories/south.html

Soft Skills Series: Career Development – Session 3: Time Management Strategies
Date: Wednesday, August 6, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Speaker: Chris Helmkamp, Consulate Officer
In the digital age, we are bombarded with information – emails, texts, tweets – that can disrupt our work and family lives and make it difficult to finish projects on time. Come learn some strategies for managing your time wisely in the digital age. Those who attend 5 of 6 sessions will be invited to participate in a special “Soft Skills Final Exam” activity to receive a certificate of completion. Registration is required for this program http://www.eventbrite.com/e/soft-skills-series-career-development-session-3-time-management-strategies-tickets-12328616223?aff=efbevent

Student Life in the U.S.
Time: Thursday, August 7, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: William Hale, Consulate Summer Intern
William Hale, PAS summer intern, will give a presentation on what it is like to experience student life in the United States. He will talk about the basics of living on campus and what to expect from this new exciting experience. He will share some of his personal experience along with giving helpful advice about how to be successful in this new and exciting environment.

National Football League
Time: Friday, August 8, 2:00 p.m.
Venue: 8th Floor, Diamond Plaza, 34 Le Duan Blvd., District 1, HCMC
Speaker: Jeffrey Itell, Guest Speaker
Are you a football fan? Football may be the world’s sport but in America, American Football reigns supreme, from high school games on Friday, college football on Saturday, and the National Football League on Sunday and Monday. Get ready for the new Fall season by watching highlights, learning the game, and seeing why football is the most popular game in the USA.


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