SSAT camp活动日程

Day 1 – April 5th, 2018: Why Independent Schools? Middle Level / Upper Level

Schedule

Topics

Presenter

Participants

8:45 – 9:00

·     Introduction; overview

Jinghua

Students

Parents

9:00 – 9:30

·     During camp registration, collect info from families: what do you want to achieve by sending your children to a private school in the US? Review survey results

 

Jinghua

Students

Parents

9:30 -10:30

·     Why independent schools?

·     What values can be added?

Booth Kyle –

Day School perspective

(Or others)

Students

Parents

10:30 – 10:45

Break

 

 

10:45 – 11:45

·     Why independent schools?

·     What values can be added?

Fran Ryan – Boarding school perspective

(Or others)

Students

Parents

11:45 – 1:00

Lunch

 

 

1: 00 – 2:00

·     Design by success – Character Education

Jinghua – MSA curriculum description?

Students

Parents

2:00 – 3:00

·     Design by success - Kindness

Booth Kyle

Students

Parents

3:00 – 3:15

Break

 

 

3:15 – 4:15

·     Design by success - Resilience

Fran Ryan

Students

Parents

4:15 – 5:00

Wrapping up; Q&A

 

Students

Parents

 


 

Day 2 – April 6th, 2018: Application Process; Mock up Interviews. Middle Level / Upper Level

Schedule

Topics

Presenter

Participants

8:45 – 9:00

·     Introduction; overview

Jinghua

Students

Parents

9:00 – 10:00

·     General description of school admission process: Admission directors will describe the general process of admission

·     Express yourself in interviews

 

Booth Kyle;

Fran Ryan

Students

Parents

10:00 -12:15

(Break from 11 – 11:15)

·     Mock up interview – Parallel session (6 - 7students)

Booth Kyle

 

Students

Parents

10:00 -12:15

(Break from 11 – 11:15)

·     Mock up interview – Parallel session (6 - 7 students)

Fran Ryan

Students

Parents

10:00 – 11:00

·     School Application Process

Ø  Overview of the journey

Ø  School selection: What factors to consider when your family selects schools

 

Peter or an OT member

 

11:00 – 11:15

·     Break

 

 

11:15 – 12:15

·     School Application Process

Ø  Take the standardized admission test – SSAT

EMA

 

12:15 – 1:15

·     Lunch

 

 

1:15 – 4:15

(Break from 2:30 – 2:45)

·     Mock up interview – Parallel session (8 - 9 students)

Booth Kyle

Students

Parents

1:15 – 4:15

(Break from 2:30 – 2:45)

·     Mock up interview – Parallel session (8 - 9 students)

Fran Ryan

 

1:15 – 2:30

·     School Application Process

Ø  Using Standard Application Online (SAO)

EMA

Students

Parents

2:30 – 2:45

Break

 

Students

Parents

2:45 – 4:15

·     School Application Process

Ø  Personal statements

Ø  Recommendation letters

 

 

4:15 – 5:00

Wrapping up; Q&A

 

 

 

Day 3 – April 7th, 2018: Adjustment to American Culture; Be Safe. Middle Level / Upper

Schedule

Topics

Presenter

Participants

8:45 – 9:00

·     Introduction; overview

Jinghua

Students

 

9:00 – 10:30

·     Challenges for international students

Ø  Language barrier

Ø  Interacting with other students

Ø  Group study

Ø  Practice: Break into small groups and practice exchanging ideas with your group members

 

Booth Kyle;

Fran Ryan

EMA

Students

 

10:30 -10:45

 

·     Break

 

 

10:45 -12:15

 

·     Challenges for international students (cont.)

Ø  Participation in classroom

Ø  Public speech

Ø  Practice: Do a classroom presentation

 

Booth Kyle;

Fran Ryan

EMA

Students

12:15 – 1:15

·     Lunch

 

 

1:15 – 2:45

 

·     Be safe

 

Booth Kyle;

Fran Ryan

EMA

Students

Parents

2:45 – 3:00

·     Break

 

 

3:00 – 4:00

·     Case study: How do you seek help and counseling

Booth Kyle;

Fran Ryan

EMA

Students

Parents

4:00 – 4:30

Wrapping up; Q&A

 

 

4:30

Adjourn