Upcoming Events at The American Center in Saigon (October 7 – October 10)

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Scholarships/Financial Aid – Tips for Applying
Time: Tuesday, October 7, 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Misha Garg, Bates College
Finding financial assistance for study in the U.S. is a daunting task. Ms. Misha Garg from Bates College will discuss the tools and tips for success in getting the scholarship of your dreams.

Book Club Activities
Time: Tuesday, October 7, 5:00 p.m.
Speaker: Pilar Quigua, Consulate Officer
This event will feature American literature with Pilar Quigua, a Consulate Officer, as speaker. She will be discussing “A perfect day for bananafish” by J. D. Salinger. Read here:

MOOC Camp: College Writing 2.1X: Principles of Written English Part 1 – Discussion Week 3: Thesis Statements
Time: Tuesday, October 7, 5:00 p.m.
Speaker: Paul Gordon, Guest Speaker
(This program is fully booked)

Girl Empowerment and Gender Equality Group Discussion
Time: Wednesday, October 8, 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Malikat Rufai, Cultural Affairs Officer
Cultural Affairs Officer Malikat Rufai will moderate a discussion on Girl Empowerment and Gender Equality to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child in October. Don’t miss it!

Activities in English
Time: Wednesday, October 8, 5:00 p.m.
Speaker: Paul Gordon, Guest Speaker
Join Mr. Paul Gordon in an interactive program to practice English. Don’t miss it!

Rights of Criminal Defendants in International and U.S. Law
Time: Thursday, October 9, 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Professor Anna Conley, University of Montana Law School
Interested in learning about about U.S. Law and Practice? Don’t miss this chance to chat with Professor Anna Conley from University of Montana Law School.

Women College
Time: Thursday, October 9, 3:00 p.m.
College-bound high school girls don’t realize that single-sex college options exist in the United States. Come talk to Ms. Elizabeth DuMont-McCaffrey of Mount Holyoke College to learn amazing facts about women’s colleges that are often overlooked.

Undergraduate Programs in the U.S. – Application Process
Time: Friday, October 10, 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Kylie Wright, Johs Hopkins University
Come to this essential workshop, led by Ms. Kylie Wright of Johns Hopkins University, to learn about the components of a winning application and get an overall view of how admissions officers evaluate applications. This event will be a great way to start the process for all applying for Spring or Fall 2015!

Soft Skills Series: Start Your Business – Session 1: Advanced Presentation Methods for Selling Your Ideas
Time: Friday, October 10, 5:00 p.m.
Speaker: Chris Helmkamp, Consulate Officer
Whether you are looking for business partners, attracting investors, or selling your product, you need to be able to connect to your audience clearly and quickly if you want to succeed. Come learn and practice advanced presentation methods to attract partners/investors/clients through body language, vocal styles, and the wise use of props/visuals. Registration is required for this program http://goo.gl/BISqQF

This Soft Skills series aims to provide useful information to young entrepreneurs who aspire to start their own business. The series consists of 4 sessions and one team project. Participants who attend all 5 sessions will receive a certificate of completion.


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